Preventing Vulnerable Child Syndrome in the NICU With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PreVNT Trial)

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT03906435


This study is being done to see if outcomes for both a premature infant's parents and the infant born prematurely who have spent time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be improved through parent cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) sessions.

Official Title

Parental Perception of Child Vulnerability in the NICU and Development Outcomes: A Randomized Control Trial Preventative Intervention With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Stanford Investigator(s)

Richard J. Shaw, M.D.
Richard J. Shaw, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) &, by courtesy, of Pediatrics


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Born at Parkland Hospital

   - English or Spanish speaking mother +/- father

   - ≤ 30.6 weeks gestation at birth

   - Survival to 33 weeks gestation

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Significant congenital anomalies

   - Child Protective Services (CPS) involvement or foster care placement -- Prior
   enrollment in this PreVNT study for an older sibling.


behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305