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The effectiveness of Chance UK’s mentoring programme in improving behavioural and emotional outcomes in primary school children with behavioural difficulties: study protocol for a randomised…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychology, March 2018
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Title
The effectiveness of Chance UK’s mentoring programme in improving behavioural and emotional outcomes in primary school children with behavioural difficulties: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Published in
BMC Psychology, March 2018
DOI 10.1186/s40359-018-0220-9
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Authors

Laura Whybra, Georgina Warner, Gretchen Bjornstad, Tim Hobbs, Lucy Brook, Zoe Wrigley, Vashti Berry, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Justin Matthews, Rod Taylor, Tim Eames, Angeliki Kallitsoglou, Sarah Blower, Nick Axford

Abstract

There is a need to build the evidence base of early interventions to promote children's health and development in the UK. Chance UK is a voluntary sector organisation based in London that delivers a 12-month mentoring programme for primary school children identified by teachers and parents as having behavioural and emotional difficulties. The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of the programme in terms of children's behaviour and emotional well-being; this is the primary outcome of the trial. A randomised controlled trial will be conducted in which participants are randomly allocated on a dynamic basis to one of two possible arms: the intervention arm (n = 123) will be offered the mentoring programme, and the control arm (n = 123) will be offered services as usual. Outcome data will be collected at three points: pre-intervention (baseline), mid-way through the mentoring year (c.9 months after randomisation) and post- mentoring programme (c.16 months after randomisation). This study will further enhance the evidence for early intervention mentoring programmes for child behaviour and emotional well-being in the UK. Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN47154925 . Retrospectively registered 9 September 2014.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 87 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 17%
Researcher 15 17%
Student > Master 12 14%
Student > Bachelor 11 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 7 8%
Unknown 22 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 14 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 14%
Social Sciences 9 10%
Arts and Humanities 3 3%
Other 9 10%
Unknown 27 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 March 2018.
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#1,473,197
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