Victim Impact Modules for Jail Inmates

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified May 2013 by George Mason University
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
June Tangney, George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01381146
First received: June 17, 2011
Last updated: May 3, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

June 17, 2011
May 3, 2013
October 2013
June 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Recidivism - Self report of arrests and undetected crimes [ Time Frame: 3 months post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Acceptability - number of participants who indicate the module was helpful and number who would recommend treatment to a friend [ Time Frame: 1 week post-treatment up to 2 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Number of inmates who complete the intervention [ Time Frame: 5 sessions over a period of 1 week ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01381146 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Self reported Substance use and dependence -Texas Christian University measure [ Time Frame: 3 months post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Self reported HIV risk behavior (sex and Intravenous Drug Use) Texas Christian University measure [ Time Frame: 3 months post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported Shame-proneness from baseline [ Time Frame: Changes from pre- to post-treatment up to 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported Shame-proneness from baseline [ Time Frame: Changes from pre-treatment to 3 mos post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported Guilt-proneness from baseline [ Time Frame: Changes from pretreatment to 3 months post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported Guilt-proneness from baseline [ Time Frame: Changes from pretreatment to post-treatment up to 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported empathy from baseline [ Time Frame: changes from pre- to post-treatment up to 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self-reported empathy from baseline [ Time Frame: changes from pre-treatment to 3 mos post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self reported criminogenic thinking from baseline [ Time Frame: changes from pre-treatment to post-treatment up to 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in self reported criminogenic thinking from baseline [ Time Frame: changes from pre-treatment to 3 mos post-release up to 9 mos ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Victim Impact Modules for Jail Inmates
Phase 1-2 Study of Victim Impact Group Modules for Jail Inmates

The purpose of this study is to evaluate feasibility of modularized delivery of the Impact of Crime (IOC) group intervention with jail inmates, and obtain preliminary data on its effectiveness in reducing post-release recidivism, substance abuse, and HIV risk behavior.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Substance Abuse
  • HIV Risk
  • Shame
  • Guilt
  • Empathy
  • Criminogenic Thinking
  • Behavioral: Impact of Crime Modules
    5 session/1 week modules of a restorative justice inspired victim impact group intervention
  • Behavioral: TAU
    have access to other jail programs and services
  • Experimental: Impact of Crime Modules
    5 session/1 week modules of a restorative justice inspired victim impact group intervention
    Intervention: Behavioral: Impact of Crime Modules
  • TAU
    treatment as usual -- participants have access to all other jail programs and services
    Intervention: Behavioral: TAU
Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
60
June 2014
June 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be male
  • Must be currently incarcerated jail inmate
  • Must be sentenced
  • Sentence must be short enough to serve out sentence at ADC
  • Release date must follow projected final session of treatment
  • Must speak, read, and write in English with sufficient proficiency to use workbook and participate in group sessions
  • Must be assigned to the jail's "general population"

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Actively psychotic
  • Assigned "keep separate" from other group members
Male
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact: June Tangney, Ph.D. 703 993 1365 jtangney@gmu.edu
Contact: Jeffrey Stuewig, Ph.D. 703 993 1365 jstuewig@gmu.edu
United States
 
NCT01381146
R01DA014694-12, R01DA014694
Yes
June Tangney, George Mason University
George Mason University
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: June P Tangney, Ph.D. George Mason University
George Mason University
May 2013

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