China TEA: Preparation
|Current Contact||Li Li|
TEA for Families & Children: Preparation for a Randomized Trial
HIV has impacted extended families by shifting the life patterns not only for the persons living with HIV/AIDS, but also for their children, partners, and other family members. This 2-year project is a preparation and pilot phase for a randomized controlled trial of the TEA intervention, a family intervention for HIV-affected families in rural areas of China.
Targeted Risk Group:
Anhui province in ChinaHIV-affected families, including PLH, family members, and children
Social cognitive theory, community mobilization model, and behavioral change model.
- Focus groups for feedback and finalization of the intervention activities, assessment measures and implementation procedures.
- An intervention pilot with 40 HIV-affected families, including 40 PLH, 40 family members and 40 children aged 6-18.
- Pilot assessments with 79 families and intervention outcome comparison between the intervention and control groups at baseline, 3 and 6-month follow-ups.
- Improve physical, mental health and quality of life of PLH, family members and children.
- Improve positive interaction among family members for support.
- Improve community integration for families impacted by HIV.
- Provide important data for a potential intervention trial in China for children and families impacted by HIV.
- It provides a multi-level intervention model for families affected by HIV.
- It provides a feasible intervention that can be implemented in poor, rural areas in the world.