Effects of Manualized Treatment in a Seamless System (Man Tx)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 13, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 13, 2011
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information provided by:
George Mason University

Brief Summary:

The specific aims of this project are:

  1. To conduct a randomized block experiment to test the effectiveness of different models of the seamless supervision/treatment system and traditional criminal justice supervision on reducing recidivism and drug use, and improving social adjustment among offenders;
  2. To understand the differential impacts based on offender risk factors (e.g., propensity to engage in further criminal behavior) on criminal justice outcomes and to determine whether differences found between seamless and traditional system participants are moderated by offender risk level;
  3. To understand differential treatment and social adjustment outcomes (e.g., treatment progress, employment status) of different types of offenders participating in various treatment services; and
  4. To examine levels of systems and service integration between the supervision and treatment systems pre- and post-intervention and to measure the impact of integration on outcomes over time.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Substance Abuse Offenders Criminal Thinking HIV Risk Behaviors Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 251 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of Manualized Treatment in a Seamless System of Care: Handling Probation
Study Start Date : June 2007
Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Study Completion Date : December 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: CBT
Use of cognitive behavioral therapy focused on social skill development and interpersonal relationships
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
18 sessions of CBT, twice weekly
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
18 sessions with goals groups drug testing

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Arrest [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Treatment Completion [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Substance abusers

    • men and women
    • treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Parolees

    • Low threshold substance abuse
    • violent offenders

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01372033

United States, Maryland
Maryland Dvision of Parole and Probation
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21221
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Mason University
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D. George Mason University

Responsible Party: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D., Univeristy Professor, George Mason University Identifier: NCT01372033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01DA017729 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: June 13, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2011
Last Verified: June 2009

Keywords provided by George Mason University:
drug treatment
substance abuse
high risk

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders