Ke Ala Lokahi Demonstration Project for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

This study has been completed.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: September 6, 2007
Last verified: September 2007

The purpose of the project is to examine the efficacy of a culturally-based intervention, compared to standard agency services, in enhancing self-care among Native Hawaiian women and decreasing IPV/SV perpetration and related factors among Native Hawaiian men.

Condition Intervention Phase
Domestic Violence
Behavioral: Ke Ala Lokahi (Native Hawaiian cultural intervention)
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Ke Ala Lokahi Demonstration Project for the Early Intervention and Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence Among Racial and Ethnic Populations

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subsequent incidents of intimate partner or sexual violence for up to 2 years post-intervention

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Attitudes, behaviors, and cultural identity assessed at 3-months, 6-months, and 15-months following treatment initiation

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: October 2002
Study Completion Date: August 2005
Detailed Description:

Turning Point for Families in Hilo, Hawaii is developing, implementing, and evaluating a culturally-based intervention using Native Hawaiian values, beliefs, and practices to address intimate partner and sexual violence among Native Hawaiian perpetrators and victims/survivors.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women self-identified as Native Hawaiian referred for agency services due to intimate partner or sexual violence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • See above. No other exclusion criteria.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00164268

United States, Hawaii
Turning Point for Families
Hilo, Hawaii, United States, 96721
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Linda Slutter Turning Point for Families
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00164268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCIPC-11249, US4/CCU919035-02
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: September 6, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Intimate partner violence
Sexual violence
Cultural intervention
Native Hawaiian processed this record on April 14, 2014