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Educational Intervention for Optimizing Adolescent Mental Health Screening and Treatment in Pediatric Residency

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768352
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2008 by Brooke Army Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Brooke Army Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is: 1) to assess pediatric resident knowledge of adolescent mental health; 2) to assess pediatric resident comfort level for screening, assessing, and treating mental health disorders in adolescents, and; 3) to evaluate pediatric resident current practices for adolescent mental health screening, assessment, and treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Mental Health Other: Educational intervention Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: An Educational Intervention for Optimizing Adolescent Mental Health Screening Skills and Treatment in Pediatric Residency
Study Start Date : February 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Mental Health

Arm Intervention/treatment
Education Intervention Other: Educational intervention
An educational intervention which will consist of a standardized PowerPoint presentation that will cover general mental health topics such as depression and substance abuse. The presentation will also include discussion of common and validated mental health screening and assessment tools, as well as how to use these tools in a clinical setting. An educational packet will be provided to the residents and will include the screening tools, information on motivational interviewing and the behavioral stages of change, information on common medications prescribed for mental health disorders, and a bibliography of reputable resources for mental health topics.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Do pediatric residents lack an adequate knowledge base for screening, assessing, and treating mental health disorders in adolescents? [ Time Frame: Feb 2008-June 2009 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Are pediatric residents are comfortable with screening, assessing, and treating adolescent mental health disorders. Do pediatric residents use validated verbal or written mental health screening and assessment tools. [ Time Frame: Feb 2008-June 2009 ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pediatric Residents
  • Adolescent Rotation

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00768352


Contacts
Contact: shana hansen shana.hansen@amedd.army.mil

Locations
United States, Texas
Brooke Army medical Center Recruiting
Ft Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78234
Contact: Shana Hansen       shana.hansen@amedd.army.mil   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brooke Army Medical Center

Responsible Party: Capt Shana Hansen, Brooke Army Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768352     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C.2008.017e
First Posted: October 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Keywords provided by Brooke Army Medical Center:
Pediatric
Resident
Depression
Screening
Substance Abuse
Pediatric Resident knowledge of mental health topics
Pediatric Resident current practices for screening and treating mental health disorders
Pediatric Resident mental health care competency