UCLA FOCUS Family Resiliency Training Research Study

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified June 2012 by University of California, Los Angeles
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shirley Glynn, University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01626313
First received: June 20, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The study will examine the effectiveness of an eight session, manualized individual family resiliency training (IFRT) for families with one OEF/OIF/OND veteran in promoting better family communication relating to return to post military life.


Condition Intervention
Veteran Families
Family Communications
Civilian Life Reintegration
Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: UCLA FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resiliency Training Research Study

Further study details as provided by University of California, Los Angeles:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement on standardized behavioral health assessment scales [ Time Frame: 4-6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: December 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Immediate intervention
Subjects are randomized to receive immediate intervention of the 8 session FOCUS IFRT
Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training
Eight session psycho educational training for families to enhance communication and reduce stressors related to return to post-military life.
Active Comparator: Waitlisted
Subjects are randomized to be waitlisted for 4 months, re-assessed and then receive intervention of the 8 session FOCUS IFRT
Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training
Eight session psycho educational training for families to enhance communication and reduce stressors related to return to post-military life.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • OEF/OIF/OND Veteran adult family member
  • cohabiting with significant other for 6 months or more
  • at least one child age 5 to 17 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • active case with Child Protective Services
  • conditions or substance use that limits ability to fully participate in the research program
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01626313

Contacts
Contact: Lina Berrio, MPH 310-702-3991 welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com
Contact: Alex Lee, MSW 855-231-9500 welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com

Locations
United States, California
UCLA Semel Institute Recruiting
Los Angles, California, United States, 90095
Contact: Lina Berrio, MPH    310-702-3991    welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com   
Contact: Alex Lee, MSW    855-231-9500    welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com   
Principal Investigator: Patricia E Lester, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Los Angeles
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patricia E Lester, MD University of California, Los Angeles
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Shirley Glynn, Associate Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01626313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-003001
Study First Received: June 20, 2012
Last Updated: June 20, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, Los Angeles:
Veteran families
OEF
OIF
OND
Resiliency
Psycho educational training
Stress
Military

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 20, 2014