Validating Interventions for Diverse Adolescents (VIDA)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jason Burrow-Sanchez, University of Utah Identifier:
First received: November 23, 2009
Last updated: April 19, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

The purpose of this study is to compare a culturally adapted and a non-culturally adapted group-based substance abuse treatment with Latino adolescents.

Condition Intervention Phase
Substance-Related Disorders
Behavioral: Standard Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
Behavioral: Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of Group Treatment for Hispanic Adolescents - RCT

Further study details as provided by University of Utah:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Substance Use Levels [ Time Frame: Posttreatment, 3, 6, 12-month follow-ups ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Satisfaction with Treatment [ Time Frame: Posttreatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: February 2013
Primary Completion Date: February 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
Culturally Adapted CBT for Substance Abuse
Behavioral: Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
Culturally Adapted CBT for Substance Abuse
Active Comparator: Standard Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
Standard Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse
Behavioral: Standard Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
Standard CBT for Substance Abuse


Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescent between 13-18 years of age
  • Parental consent
  • Adolescent speaks English and Spanish
  • Adolescent assent to participate in treatment and assessments
  • Adolescent meets either DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for substance abuse or dependence
  • Adolescent identifies as Hispanic

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescent younger than 13 or older than 18 years of age
  • Adolescent requires higher level of care than what is provided in study
  • Adolescent speaks only English or Spanish
  • Parental consent not obtainable
  • Adolescent does not assent to study
  • Adolescent is overtly psychotic, severely depressed/suicidal, and/or presents with other mental disorder that will limit participation in group treatment
  • Adolescent has completed substance abuse treatment elsewhere in the past 90 days
  • Adolescent does not identify as Hispanic
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01018654

United States, Utah
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84112
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jason Burrow-Sanchez
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jason Burrow-Sanchez, Associate Professor, University of Utah Identifier: NCT01018654     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 514002, K23DA019914, 5K23DA19914-5
Study First Received: November 23, 2009
Last Updated: April 19, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by University of Utah:
Substance Abuse
Substance Addiction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 27, 2015