Parent-Led Cognitive Behavioral Teletherapy For Anxiety in Youth with ASD

Research Study

Are you the parent of a child aged 7 to 13 with anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Texas? Join a free treatment study!

What is this study about?
Baylor College of Medicine is conducting a research study that provides free treatment for anxiety designed to fit the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder in Texas (ages 7-13 years old). This study would provide a treatment known as parent-led cognitive behavioral teletherapy.

What’s involved?
–A free 12-week course of parent-led, therapist guided cognitive behavioral therapy with sessions delivered via video conferencing to your home.
–A total of 3 assessment visits – an initial screening visit, a post-treatment visit, and a follow-up visit.

Participants will receive:
–Free cognitive behavioral teletherapy (CBT)
–A book to guide sessions with your child, as well as the companion parent and child workbooks
–A $40 gift card for each completed assessment session (total of $120)

Where?
–All sessions and assessments will be through video conferencing

Is this study right for me?
–Do you have a child between the ages of 7 and 13 years old with anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?
–Can your child communicate verbally?
–Do you and your child speak English?
–Do you currently reside in Texas?

If you’re interested or are unsure if you meet the requirements, call or email Saira Weinzimmer (study coordinator): anxietyandASD@bcm.edu or 713-798-8563.

Published on: Nov 3, 2020 at 11:13

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