Intimate Partner Violence and Fatherhood Intervention in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02979262|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 1, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 1, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Intimate Partner Violence Substance Abuse/Addiction Child Maltreatment||Behavioral: Fathers for Change Behavioral: Parent Education||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||IPV and Fatherhood Intervention in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment|
|Study Start Date :||May 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2018|
Experimental: Fathers for Change
Fathers for Change treatment begins with individual-focused sessions followed by co-parenting focused sessions and ending with restorative parenting sessions. The areas of focus for each of the three phases of Fathers for Change are: 1) abstinence from SA and violence; 2) co-parenting; 3) parenting/father-child relationship. Treatment begins with motivational enhancement by focusing the role of men as fathers to their young children, child development and the impact of violence and SA on parenting, and the father's own childhood experiences of SA and violence to highlight the multigenerational nature of these problems. The program then focuses on skills training in the following areas: reducing automatic hostile cognitions and increasing emotion regulation skills, 2) communication and problem solving around co-parenting, and 3) restorative parenting.
Behavioral: Fathers for Change
Active Comparator: Parent Education (PE)
PE is an individual intervention.PE was developed to represent parent education and support that is typically available to parents with substance use problems who are at high risk for neglecting their children. Fathers enrolled in PE will meet weekly for one hour with a PE counselor who will provide assistance in solving problems related to family basic needs (e.g., health care, child care, housing and education). The PE counselor will provide a choice of pamphlets on age-related parenting topics each week from a series of pamphlets designed for work with substance abusing parents. Sample pamphlet topics include routines and rituals, ages and milestones, alternatives to spanking, and nutrition and fitness.
Behavioral: Parent Education
- Change in Total Hostile Thoughts on the Articulated Thoughts in Simulated Situations Task [ Time Frame: Baseline and intervention completion around 16 weeks ]Hostile Thinking coded from audio recorded transcripts. Participants are presented with 4 scenarios in which they are asked to respond verbally their thoughts about a given situation. The scenarios present incidents that could induce feelings of jealousy, anger, abandonment, or disrespect.
- Change in the total score on the Total Score of the Difficulties with Emotion Regulation Scale [ Time Frame: Baseline, intervention completion around 16 weeks, and 3 month post intervention around week 38 ]Emotion regulation difficulties are measured using this standardized self-report measure and a total score is calculated
- Total days of domestic violence on the Timeline Follow Back interview [ Time Frame: Baseline, intervention completion around 16 weeks, and 3 month post intervention around week 38 ]Domestic Violence reported via a calendar interview to assess total days of physical, verbal or psychological aggression.
- Subscales of the Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory [ Time Frame: Baseline, intervention completion around 16 weeks, and 3 month post intervention around week 38 ]4 subscales that assess risk factors for child maltreatment
- Coparenting Relationship Scale [ Time Frame: Baseline, intervention completion around 16 weeks, and 3 month post intervention around week 38 ]
- Urinalysis Panel-9 Drug urine screen for positive drug use [ Time Frame: At intervention completion (around week 16) and 3 months post intervention (at around 38 weeks) ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02979262
|Contact: Carla S Stover, Ph.D.||email@example.com|
|United States, Florida|
|Westcare Inc. Davis Bradley Building||Recruiting|
|St. Petersburg, Florida, United States|
|Contact: Carla S Stover, Ph.D. 813-974-6019 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Melissa Barongi, B.S. 813-974-4269|