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UCLA FOCUS Family Resiliency Training Research Study (FOCUS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01626313
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2012 by Shirley Glynn, University of California, Los Angeles.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 22, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 22, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shirley Glynn, University of California, Los Angeles

Brief Summary:
The study will examine the effectiveness of an eight session, manualized individual family resiliency training (IFRT) for families with one OEF/OIF/OND veteran in promoting better family communication relating to return to post military life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Veteran Families Family Communications Civilian Life Reintegration Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: UCLA FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resiliency Training Research Study
Study Start Date : December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Immediate intervention
Subjects are randomized to receive immediate intervention of the 8 session FOCUS IFRT
Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training
Eight session psycho educational training for families to enhance communication and reduce stressors related to return to post-military life.

Active Comparator: Waitlisted
Subjects are randomized to be waitlisted for 4 months, re-assessed and then receive intervention of the 8 session FOCUS IFRT
Behavioral: FOCUS Individualized Family Resiliency Training
Eight session psycho educational training for families to enhance communication and reduce stressors related to return to post-military life.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improvement on standardized behavioral health assessment scales [ Time Frame: 4-6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • OEF/OIF/OND Veteran adult family member
  • cohabiting with significant other for 6 months or more
  • at least one child age 5 to 17 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • active case with Child Protective Services
  • conditions or substance use that limits ability to fully participate in the research program

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01626313


Contacts
Contact: Lina Berrio, MPH 310-702-3991 welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com
Contact: Alex Lee, MSW 855-231-9500 welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com

Locations
United States, California
UCLA Semel Institute Recruiting
Los Angles, California, United States, 90095
Contact: Lina Berrio, MPH    310-702-3991    welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com   
Contact: Alex Lee, MSW    855-231-9500    welcomebackveteransUCLA@gmail.com   
Principal Investigator: Patricia E Lester, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Los Angeles
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Patricia E Lester, MD University of California, Los Angeles

Responsible Party: Shirley Glynn, Associate Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01626313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-003001
First Posted: June 22, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 22, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Shirley Glynn, University of California, Los Angeles:
Veteran families
OEF
OIF
OND
Resiliency
Psycho educational training
Stress
Military