Fathers' Support Center New Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood Family Formation Program (NPFF) Impact Evaluation Plan (NPFF)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03413709|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 29, 2018
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Parenting||Other: Family Formation Program||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||700 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||New Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood Family Formation Program|
|Actual Study Start Date :||July 1, 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 30, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 30, 2020|
Active Comparator: Treatment Group (n=350)
The sample for the treatment group for the impact evaluation will only include fathers who are receiving the full 240 hour Family Formation Program (and not the abbreviated 80 hour program). The treatment group will receive FSC's Family Formation Program, which is a six week, 240 hour program implementing a set of curricula focusing on responsible parenting, healthy relationships,and economic stability and mobility. In addition, participants will receive case management and a variety of employment, legal and support services for up to one year following the completion of the curriculum.
Other: Family Formation Program
The sample for the treatment group for the impact evaluation will only include fathers who are receiving the full 240 hour FFP program (and not the abbreviated 80 hour program). The treatment group will receive FSC's Family Formation Program, which is a six week, 240 hour program implementing a set of curricula focusing on responsible parenting, healthy relationships, and economic stability and mobility.
No Intervention: Comparison Group (n=350)
The sample comparison group will receive only the abbreviated 80 hour program. Which consist of economic stability and mobility only. These participants will receive employment case management and legal services for up to one year following the completion of the curriculum.
- Father Engagement-Father Research & Practice Network (FRPN) Father Engagement Scale [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]Brief instrument designed to assess fathers' engagement with children at different ages. Separate scales for fathers of children ages 0-1 years, 1-5 years, 6-12 years, and adolescents. Scales found to have good reliability and validity
- Father Child Contact-nForm Survey [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]Pre- and post-program nForm survey items related to father-child contact will be used to evaluate this construct.
- Child Behavior and Emotion-Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]Standardized instrument based on national norms that assesses child behavioral and emotional problems. Study will use anxious/depressed and aggressive behavior sub-scales.
- Parental Health-SF12v2 Health Survey [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]12-item nationally-normed health survey that measures functional health and well-being from the patient's point of view.
- Parental Substance Abuse-Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]10-item screening tool developed by World Health Organization to assess alcohol use, alcohol dependence, and alcohol-related problems. Its reliability and validity have been established in research conducted in a variety of settings
- Parental Consequences related to Drug Abuse-Drug Abuse Screening Test 10 (DAST-10) [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]Brief instrument that yields a quantitative index of the degree of consequences related to drug abuse. Literature has shown moderate to high reliability and validity
- Parental Discipline Strategies/Behavior-Conflict Tactics Scale-Parent Child (CTSPC) [ Time Frame: 1 year from program completion ]Well-established instrument used to assess physical and psychological maltreatment. Study will use minor assault and non-violent discipline sub-scale items only
- Co-parenting Relationships-FRPN: Coparenting Relationship Scale [ Time Frame: 1 year after completion ]11-item measure designed to assess fathers' coparenting relationships with the mother of their children. The measure was validated with a sample of fathers very similar to those served in U.S. responsible fatherhood programs
- Child/Financial Support Behavior-FSC Intake Survey [ Time Frame: 1 year after program completion ]Items from FSC intake survey related to child and financial support will be used to assess this construct.
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): NCT03413709
|Contact: Sarah Bobmeyer, MSWfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Cheri D Tillis, MS||314-333-4170 ext email@example.com|
|United States, Missouri|
|Fathers Support Center, St. Louis INC.||Recruiting|
|Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, 63115-2534|
|Contact: Cheri D Tillis, MS 314-333-4170 ext 107 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Destini N Goodwin 314-333-4170 ext 108 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Sarah Bobmyer, MSW|
|Study Chair:||Jonathan Green||Washington University, Human Research Protection Office|