Smart Project

Exploring Mechanisms of Change in a Pilot Trial of the RUBI Program in Educational Settings

Research Team Kendra Wolf, MEd
Other PIs Karen Bearss
Team Name RUBIES
Funding National Institute of Mental Health R34MH123598
Project Status Recruiting

This study will test the effectiveness of the newly-redesigned paraeducator-delivered RUBI for use in Educational Settings (RUBIES) intervention compared to usual care training in reducing disruptive behavior in 80 elementary-school children with ASD. This study also will examine paraeducator- and child-level mechanistic pathways of the RUBIES intervention.