Efficacy Trial of Raices Nuevas

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Michigan
The Community Health and Social Services Center, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joanne Klevens, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00527241
First received: September 6, 2007
Last updated: February 8, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
  Purpose

This trial will test the impact of a culturally tailored and theory driven primary intimate partner violence prevention intervention with Spanish speaking Latino men.


Condition Intervention Phase
Intimate Partner Violence
Behavioral: Raices nuevas
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Efficacy Trial of Raices Nuevas

Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Perpetration of violence towards intimate partner [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • intentions to abuse intimate partner [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Beliefs, norms, and perceived self-efficacy [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2009
Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1: A Behavioral: Raices nuevas
8 90-minute sessions (once a week) of problem-posing and facilitated discussion on respect, anger, support, trust, negotiating, partnership with your intimate partner.
No Intervention: 2 B
wait-listed for intervention to begin in 6 months

Detailed Description:

In this randomized controlled trial, Spanish speaking Latino men will be recruited from community church settings in Southwest Detroit and randomly assigned to: (a) an intimate partner violence prevention intervention or (b) a wait-list control condition. Latino men assigned to the intervention will receive, in a small group setting, an 8-session, primary intimate partner violence prevention intervention based on the Duluth model and culturally and linguistically tailored for Spanish speaking Latino men. Measures will be administered at pre-test, and at three and six months post-intervention.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Spanish speaking Latino men
  • between the ages of 18 and 55
  • in a stable relationship for at least the past three months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severely mentally impaired
  • hearing impaired
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00527241

Locations
United States, Michigan
Community Health and Social Services Center (CHASS)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Joanne Klevens
University of Michigan
The Community Health and Social Services Center, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Joanne Klevens, epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00527241     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: U49 CE000508, IRB #4939
Study First Received: September 6, 2007
Last Updated: February 8, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government
United States: University of Michigan

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
partner violence, spouse abuse

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