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Efficacy Trial of Raices Nuevas

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00527241
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 10, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intimate Partner Violence Behavioral: Raices nuevas Phase 2 Phase 3

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.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Efficacy Trial of Raices Nuevas
Study Start Date : November 2006
Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Study Completion Date : June 2009
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
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


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Perpetration of violence towards intimate partner [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. intentions to abuse intimate partner [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ]
  2. Beliefs, norms, and perceived self-efficacy [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after completion of intervention ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes 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
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Joanne Klevens, epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00527241     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: U49CE000508 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
IRB #4939
First Posted: September 10, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012

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