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Implementing & Testing Assessment and Referral Technologies in Juvenile Justice (JAARP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01372046
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 13, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 13, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Maryland
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by:
George Mason University

Brief Summary:
  1. Assess the impacts of implementing a juvenile assessment, referral, placement, and treatment planning (J-ARPP) protocol, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on service utilization of youth entering the juvenile justice system.
  2. Assess the impacts of implementing J-ARPP, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on measures of organizational readiness and motivation, and staff attitudes about assessment and service.
  3. Assess the impacts of implementing J-ARPP, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on measures of systems integration.
  4. Assess fidelity to the J-ARPP protocol and the relationship between fidelity to the J-ARPP protocol and service utilization of youth entering the juvenile justice system.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Skill Development of Staff Use of Standardized Assessment Tools Behavioral: Booster Sessions Behavioral: Training Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Study Start Date : February 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Enhanced
A external consultant works with the team to develop skills and trains an in-house coach
Behavioral: Booster Sessions
Provides onsite booster sessions for one year to the group after participating in standard care

Experimental: Trainer
External consultant provides booster session
Behavioral: Booster Sessions
Provides onsite booster sessions for one year to the group after participating in standard care

Experimental: Standard
Receive agency training
Behavioral: Training
memorandums, staff meetings




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Service utilization [ Time Frame: 18 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all offices

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01372046


Locations
United States, Maryland
State of MD, Juvenile justice offices
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Mason University
University of Maryland
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Faye Taxman, Ph.D. George Mason University
Principal Investigator: Doug Young, MA University of Maryland

Responsible Party: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D., Univeristy Professor, George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01372046     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01DA018759 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
R01DA018759 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: June 13, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2011
Last Verified: June 2009

Keywords provided by George Mason University:
technology transfer
skill development
organizational change