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Ke Ala Lokahi Demonstration Project for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00164268
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 10, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Domestic Violence Behavioral: Ke Ala Lokahi (Native Hawaiian cultural intervention) Phase 1

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.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (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
Study Start Date : October 2002
Study Completion Date : August 2005

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Outcome Measures

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

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

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.
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United States, Hawaii
Turning Point for Families
Hilo, Hawaii, United States, 96721
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigator: Linda Slutter Turning Point for Families
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00164268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCIPC-11249
First Posted: September 14, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Intimate partner violence
Sexual violence
Cultural intervention
Native Hawaiian