Testing a New Device to Advance the Use of Social Skills Training With Mental Health Consumers and Clinicians (SST)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03053557|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 15, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders||Behavioral: Social Skills Coach||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||37 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Convergent parallel mixed methods|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Masking Description:||Research assistants who conduct assessments with participants will be blinded as to whether participants have been assigned to the intervention or control group.|
|Official Title:||Social Skills Coach: An Innovative Multi-Platform Device to Address Social Impairments|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 2, 2018|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 15, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 30, 2018|
Experimental: Social Skills Coach
The Social Skills Coach arm of the study will be provided access, instruction, and support for using the newly developed multi-platform device to address social impairments among individuals with schizophrenia, based on the evidence-based Social Skills Training (SST) intervention.
Behavioral: Social Skills Coach
Social Skills Coach is a multi-platform interactive device that engages users with information and skills learned in social skills training programs. The program includes a web application and provider dashboard and encourages users to practice skills on the app and use them in the real world and then report how the application of skills was experienced.
No Intervention: Social Skills Training course
Social Skills Training classes are widely available and regularly used in the study setting. As such, this group will serve as a treatment as usual control group.
- Feasibility: 90% recruitment, 75% data completed, 80% technical problems solved [ Time Frame: 4 weeks post intervention ]Study Process: Recruitment, Retention, Troubleshooting
- Credibility: Mean greater than 6 on Expectancy Rating Scale [ Time Frame: 4 weeks post intervention ]Expectancy Rating Scale collected from client participants
- Acceptability: 80% of participants engage at least once; 50% of group attendees enter personalized goals; 50% of participants enter an evaluation goal [ Time Frame: 4 weeks post intervention ]Web diagnostics and through Qualitative interviews with client participants and SST trainer participants
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03053557
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Center for Social Innovation|
|Needham, Massachusetts, United States, 02494|
|Principal Investigator:||Jeff Olivet, MA||Center for Social Innovation|