A WrapAround Case Management Program for Youth Injured by Violence

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Carolyn Snider, University of Manitoba

Brief Summary:
This is a feasibility study of a WrapAround Case Management Program for Youth Injured by Violence. Youth (aged 10-24) who have been injured by violence and visit the emergency department will be offered a support worker who will provide WrapAround Case Management. This study is designed to assess the feasibility of recruitment, enrollment and follow-up.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intentional Injury Behavioral: WrapAround Case Management Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 8 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A WrapAround Case Management Program for Youth Injured by Violence: A Feasibility Study
Study Start Date : November 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: WrapAround Care Behavioral: WrapAround Case Management
Youth Injured by Violence will be paired with a support worker who has extensive experience working with youth affected by violence.It is important to note that the wraparound concept involves individualized care planning and management. As such, the specific care plan will be different for each participant. Through early intensive meetings, they will develop a mentoring relationship. They will work with the youth to develop a support team, which may include family, teachers, child welfare workers and truly anyone the youth has decided can help them in their path to making positive choices.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To estimate the recruitment rate of an ED referral program for injured youth [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    We will evaluate the proportion of eligible patients who are identified for enrolment and any biases in subject identification

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To identify barriers to participation in a hospital-based case management program [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. To determine the average number of contacts and amount of time required per participant [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  3. To estimate the rates of follow-up among those successfully recruited [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  4. To determine the most appropriate way to notify the case manager of an eligible participant [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  5. To determine the most successful enrollment strategy for retention of participants [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  6. To determine level of engagement between the case manager and youth [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  7. To determine the most appropriate method of follow-up [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  8. To determine the impact in violence-related attitudes and behaviours among participants [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  9. To determine the impact on recurrent intentional injury amongst participants [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  10. To determine the impact on modifiable risk factors [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 24 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 10 - 24 and
  2. Presentation to an ED or trauma floor with an injury caused by violence (defined as an injury inflicted by someone else and one of a gunshot wound, stab wound, injury due to blunt object, or injury due to bodily force).

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Unable to consent due to language or brain injury,
  2. Sexual assault,
  3. Child Abuse
  4. Self-Inflicted Injury,
  5. Subject is under arrest or
  6. Non-resident of Winnipeg.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01751464

Canada, Manitoba
Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3P 3E4
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Manitoba
Principal Investigator: Carolyn E Snider, MD MPH University of Manitoba

Responsible Party: Dr. Carolyn Snider, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Manitoba Identifier: NCT01751464     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H2012:133
First Posted: December 18, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2013
Last Verified: July 2013

Keywords provided by Dr. Carolyn Snider, University of Manitoba:
emergency department