Connect in Italy

Connect is being implemented across several cities in Italy through collaboration between Dr. Marlene Moretti, Simon Fraser University, Canada, and Prof. Lavinia Barone, University of Pavia, Lab on Attachment and Parenting-LAG. A multi-center randomized-control trial study is going to be implemented starting from October 2017 in order to evaluate the efficacy of Connect in Italy.

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Connect Group Facilitator Training was held in May 2017

– 37 attendees completed the full 3-day training

– 58 attendees completed the 1 day workshop

Below are a list of centers that will collaborate with the study team for the RCT study evaluating the efficacy of Connect in Italy:

– Pisa, IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Servizio per il trattamento dei disturbi del comportamento in età evolutiva “Al di là delle nuvole”, Responsabile: dott.ssa Lisa Polidori

– Milano, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, CRIdee – Centro di Ricerca sulle Dinamiche Evolutive ed Educative, Responsabile: dott.ssa Miragoli Sarah

– Milano, IRCCS Policlinico, NPI, Responsabile: dott.ssa Sara Merelli

– Forli, Centro di Terapia Cognitiva, Responsabile: dott. Furio Lambruschi

– Pavia, LAG, Università degli Studi, Responsabile: prof.ssa Lavinia Barone

Number of families expected to be enrolled in the RCT study: 60 with intervention & 60 without intervention.