PLH Research Outputs

PLH for Babies

Tomlinson, M., Rabie, S., Skeen, S., Hunt, X., Murray, L., & Cooper, P.J. (in press). Improving mother-infant interaction during infant feeding: A Randomised Controlled Trial in a low-income community in South Africa. Infant Mental Health Journal.

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PLH for Toddlers

Tomlinson, M., Skeen, S., Marlow, M., Cluver, L., Cooper, P., Murray, L., ... & Esterhuizen, T. (2016). Improving early childhood care and development, HIV-testing, treatment and support, and nutrition in Mokhotlong, Lesotho: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17(1), 538.

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PLH for Young Children

Ward, C. L., Wessels, I. M., Lachman, J. M., Hutchings, J., Cluver, L. D., Kassanjee, R., ... & Gardner, F. (2019). Parenting for Lifelong Health for young children: A randomized controlled trial of a parenting program in South Africa to prevent harsh parenting and child conduct problems. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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Lachman, J. M., Heinrichs, N., Jansen, E., Brühl, A., Taut, D., Fang, X., . . . Foran, H. M. (2019). Preventing child mental health problems through parenting interventions in Southeastern Europe (RISE): Protocol for a multi-country cluster randomized factorial study. Contemporary Clinical Trials. Doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.105855.

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Frantz, I., Foran, H. M., Lachman, J. M., Jansen, E., Hutchings, J., Băban, A., . . . Ward, C. L. (2019). Prevention of child mental health problems in Southeastern Europe: A multicentre sequential study to adapt, optimise and test the parenting programme ‘Parenting for Lifelong Health for Young Children’, protocol for stage 1, the feasibility study. BMJ Open, 9(1).

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Alampay, L. P., Lachman, J. M., Landoy, B. V., Madrid, B. J., Ward, C. L., Hutchings, J., ... & Gardner, F. (2018). Preventing Child Maltreatment in Lowand Middle-Income Countries: Parenting for Lifelong Health in the Philippines. In Developmental Science and Sustainable Development Goals for Children and Youth (pp. 277-293). Springer, Cham.

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Lachman, J. M., Kelly, J., Cluver, L., Ward, C. L., Hutchings, J., & Gardner, F. (2018). Process evaluation of a parenting program for low-income families in South Africa. Research on Social Work Practice, 28(2), 188-202.

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Lachman, J. M., Cluver, L., Ward, C. L., Hutchings, J., Mlotshwa, S., Wessels, I., & Gardner, F. (2017). Randomized controlled trial of a parenting program to reduce the risk of child maltreatment in South Africa. Child abuse & neglect, 72, 338-351.

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Lachman, J. M., Sherr, L., Cluver, L., Ward, C. L., Hutchings, J., & Gardner, F. (2016). Integrating evidence and context to develop a parenting program for low-income families in South Africa. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 25(7), 2337-2352. doi: 10.1007/s10826-016-0389-6

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Wessels, I., Lester, S., & Ward, C. (2016). Engagement in parenting programmes: Exploring facilitators of and barriers to participation. Institute for Security Studies: Policy Brief #82

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PLH for Teens

Cluver, L., Meinck, F., Steinert, J., Shenderovich, Y., Doubt, J., et al. (2018). Parenting for Lifelong Health: A pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a non-commercialised parenting programme for adolescents and their families in South Africa. BMJ Global Health, 3 (1) e000539; DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000539.

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Redfern, A., Cluver, L. D., Casale, M., & Steinert, J. I. (2019). Cost and cost-effectiveness of a parenting programme to prevent violence against adolescents in South Africa. BMJ Global Health, 4(3), e001147.

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Doubt, J., Loening-Voysey, H., Blanc, D., Cluver, L., Byrne, J., Petersen, T., & UNICEF. (2018). Delivering a parenting programme in rural South Africa: The local child and youth care worker experience.

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Shenderovich, Y., Eisner, M., Cluver, L., Doubt, J., Berezin, M., Majokweni, S., & Murray, A. L. (2018). What affects attendance and engagement in a parenting program in South Africa? Prevention Science, 19, 977-986.

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Steinert, J. I., Cluver, L. D., Meinck, F., Doubt, J., & Vollmer, S. (2018). Household economic strengthening through financial and psychosocial programming: Evidence from a field experiment in South Africa. Journal of Development Economics, 134, 443-466.

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Romero, R. H., Hall, J., Cluver, L., & Meinck, F. (2018). Can supportive parenting protect against school delay amongst violence-exposed adolescents in South Africa? Child Abuse & Neglect, 78, 31-45.

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Doubt, J., Bray, R., Loening-Voysey, H., Cluver, L., Byrne, J., Nzima, D., ... & Medley, S. (2017). " It Has Changed": Understanding change in a parenting program in South Africa. Annals of Global Health, 83(5-6), 767-776.

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Cluver, L., Meinck, F., Yakubovich, A., Doubt, J., et al (2016). Reducing child abuse amongst adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: A pre-post trial in South Africa. BMC Public Health, 13, 567.

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Cluver, L., Lachman, J., Ward, C. L., Gardner, F., Peterson, T., Hutchings, J., Mikton, C., Meinck, F., Tsoanyane, S., et al. (2016) Development of a parenting support programme to prevent abuse of adolescents in South Africa: Findings from a pilot pre-post study. Research on Social Work Practice, 27. 10.1177/1049731516628647

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Cluver, L., Meinck, F., Shenderovich, Y., Ward, C., Herrero Romero, R., Redfern, A., Lombard, C., Doubt, J., Steinert, J., Catanho, R., Wittesaele, C., De Stone, S., Salah, N., Mpimpilashe, P., Lachman, J., Loening, H., Gardner, F., Blanc, D., Nocuza, M., & Lechowicz, M (2016). A parenting programme to prevent abuse of adolescents in South Africa: study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17, 328.

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