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Evaluating Vocational Materials for Incarcerated Veterans With Mental Illness or Substance Abuse

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00648115
First Posted: April 1, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development
Results First Submitted: February 9, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Mental Illness
Interventions: Other: Basic Vocational Services
Other: Self-Study
Other: Group Program

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Recruitment Details
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Veterans recruited throughout medical center

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
Veterans must have completed a one week follow-up after enrollment to be randomized and included in the analyses.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Basic Vocational Services Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program
Self-Study

Self-study of vocational materials

comparison of vocational programs: Veterans will be randomly assigned to one of three conditions: 1) Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program; 2) a self-study of the manualized program materials; and 3) a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists. All veterans enrolled in the study will have access to a Veteran's Employment Resource Center to provide infrastructure for job search.

Group Program

a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists

comparison of vocational programs: Veterans will be randomly assigned to one of three conditions: 1) Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program; 2) a self-study of the manualized program materials; and 3) a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists. All veterans enrolled in the study will have access to a Veteran's Employment Resource Center to provide infrastructure for job search.


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Basic Vocational Services   Self-Study   Group Program
STARTED   42   42   27 
COMPLETED   42   42   27 
NOT COMPLETED   0   0   0 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Basic Vocational Services Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program
Self-Study

Self-study of vocational materials

comparison of vocational programs: Veterans will be randomly assigned to one of three conditions: 1) Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program; 2) a self-study of the manualized program materials; and 3) a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists. All veterans enrolled in the study will have access to a Veteran's Employment Resource Center to provide infrastructure for job search.

Group Program

a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists

comparison of vocational programs: Veterans will be randomly assigned to one of three conditions: 1) Basic vocational services but no manualized vocational program; 2) a self-study of the manualized program materials; and 3) a full program consisting of the manualized program with vocational staff and peer vocational support specialists. All veterans enrolled in the study will have access to a Veteran's Employment Resource Center to provide infrastructure for job search.

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Basic Vocational Services   Self-Study   Group Program   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 42   42   27   111 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 51.4  (4.7)   50.4  (4.5)   51.2  (5.3)   51.0  (4.7) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
       
Female      1   2.4%      0   0.0%      2   7.4%      3   2.7% 
Male      41  97.6%      42 100.0%      25  92.6%      108  97.3% 
Race/Ethnicity, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
       
Racial/Ethnic Minority   39   38   24   101 
White/Non-Minority   3   4   3   10 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
       
United States   42   42   27   111 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Time Till Employment in Days   [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Test Economic Impact Between Manual Conditions (e.g., Cost-benefit Ratio)   [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: James LePage
Organization: VA North Texas Health Care System
phone: 210-857-0240
e-mail: james.lepage@va.gov


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Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00648115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D6192-R
08-004 ( Other Identifier: VANTHCS IRB )
First Submitted: March 27, 2008
First Posted: April 1, 2008
Results First Submitted: February 9, 2015
Results First Posted: October 30, 2015
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2017