Job-Seekers Training for Patients With Drug Dependence - 1

This study has been completed.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: January 27, 2005
Last updated: April 13, 2010
Last verified: April 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a 12-hour basic job-training program designed to give drug abuse treatment patients the skills they need to find and secure a job and set vocational goals and methods for locating employment. The intervention to be evaluated is modeled after the Job Seekers' Workshop, which was manualized and has been tested in trials.

Condition Intervention Phase
Substance-Related Disorders
Behavioral: Behavior Therapy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Official Title: Job Seekers Training for Patients With Drug Dependence

Further study details as provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Employment or Job Training Program

Estimated Enrollment: 627
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • DSM-IV drug/alcohol abuse/dependence
  • enrolled in drug treatment for at least 30 days
  • unemployed or underemployed
  • expressed interest in employment
  • demonstrate English comprehension
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00102362

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
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Principal Investigator: Dace Svikis, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00102362     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-CTN-0020-1 
Study First Received: January 27, 2005
Last Updated: April 13, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 23, 2016