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Job-Seekers Training for Patients With Drug Dependence - 1

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00102362
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 28, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2017
Virginia Commonwealth University
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a 12-hour basic job-training program designed to give drug abuse treatment patients the skills they need to find and secure a job and set vocational goals and methods for locating employment. The intervention to be evaluated is modeled after the Job Seekers' Workshop, which was manualized and has been tested in trials.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Substance-Related Disorders Behavioral: Behavior Therapy Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 627 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Official Title: Job Seekers Training for Patients With Drug Dependence
Study Start Date : December 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Drug Abuse

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Employment or Job Training Program

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • DSM-IV drug/alcohol abuse/dependence
  • enrolled in drug treatment for at least 30 days
  • unemployed or underemployed
  • expressed interest in employment
  • demonstrate English comprehension

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00102362

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United States, California
14th Street Clinic
Berkely, California, United States, 94707
United States, Maryland
Glenwood Life Counseling Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21212
Man Alive
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21218
Daybreak Rehabilitation Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 22125
United States, Massachusetts
CAB Health and Recovery Services, Inc.
'Danvers, Massachusetts, United States, 01923
CAB Health Recovery-Salem Outpatient
Salem, Massachusetts, United States, 01970
United States, Michigan
Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Professionals I
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48207
Self Help Addiction Rehabilitation (SHAR), Inc.
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48208
United States, New Mexico
Na'nizhoozhi Center, Inc.
Gallup, New Mexico, United States, 87301
Life Link
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87505
United States, Oregon
New Directions, NW
Baker City, Oregon, United States, 97814
United States, South Carolina
Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission
Summerville, South Carolina, United States, 29483
United States, Virginia
Chesterfield County CSB- Substance Abuse Services
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, 23832
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Virginia Commonwealth University
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Principal Investigator: Dace Svikis, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
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Responsible Party: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00102362    
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-CTN-0020-1
First Posted: January 28, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2017
Last Verified: October 2016
Keywords provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
behavioral intervention
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders