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School-Based Treatment of Anxiety Research Study (STARS)

STARS is a four-year study funded by the Institute of Educational Sciences to compare cognitive behavioral treatment to usual care in reducing anxiety and improving academic outcomes in youth when delivered by school-based clinicians. The study is for children and adolescents ages 6-18 years old in Connecticut and Maryland schools.

For more information, contact STARS@uchc.edu.

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Community Study of Outcome Monitoring for Emotional Disorders in Teens (COMET)

COMET is a four-year research study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to examine the effectiveness of treatments for adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders in community mental health clinics. Specifically, the study examines 1) a new transdiagnostic psychotherapy (the Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescence; UP-A), 2) an evidenced-based assessment and feedback monitoring system designed for use in community clinics (the Youth Outcome Questionnaire; YOQ) and 3) treatment as usual in community clinics (TAU). The study is for adolescents living in Connecticut and Florida.

For more information, contact COMET@uchc.edu.

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Enhancing the Capacity of School Nurses to Reduce Excessive Anxiety in Children (CALM)

This study is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to develop and test a brief nurse-administered intervention (CALM: Child Anxiety Learning Modules) to reduce anxiety symptoms and improve academic functioning in children. This study is for children 5-12 years old in Connecticut and Maryland schools.

For more information, contact CALM@uchc.edu.

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Teacher Anxiety Program for Elementary Schools (TAPES)

TAPES is a study funded by the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education to develop and evaluate a training program to enhance teacher knowledge and skills for identifying and reducing anxiety in their elementary students. This study is for children 5-12 years old who are enrolled in a Connecticut elementary school.

For more information, contact TAPES@uchc.edu

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