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Effects of Individual Intervention for Men in Focused Deterrence Program

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified August 2017 by Sylvie Mrug, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT03184116
First Posted: June 12, 2017
Last Update Posted: August 11, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sylvie Mrug, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  Purpose
This project will implement and evaluate a community-based intervention to improve individual outcomes in violence-related injuries and homicide. Young African American men participating in a focused deterrence program (the Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative, BVRI) will be randomized to receive an additional individual intervention based on the cognitive-behavioral Reasoning and Rehabilitation program.

Condition Intervention
Violence Behavioral: Individual intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Reducing Violence Among High Risk African American Men in Focused Deterrence Program Through Individual Support

Further study details as provided by Sylvie Mrug, University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Violence [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    involvement in violent incidents based on police records and self-report


Estimated Enrollment: 60
Anticipated Study Start Date: October 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Individual intervention
Individual intervention using cognitive-behavioral principles
Behavioral: Individual intervention
Individual intervention based on a cognitive-behavioral program Reasoning & Rehabilitation
No Intervention: Control
No additional intervention

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • African American male identified as at high risk for violence by the Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mental retardation, serious mental illness (eg, psychosis)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03184116


Contacts
Contact: Sylvie Mrug, PhD 2059759462 smrug@uab.edu

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sylvie Mrug, Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03184116     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1
First Submitted: June 8, 2017
First Posted: June 12, 2017
Last Update Posted: August 11, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No