Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2010 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00465556
First received: April 23, 2007
Last updated: February 19, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
  Purpose

DOVE Home Visit Program is a brochure based intervention delivery by public health nurses which aims to prevent and reduce intimate partner violence against pregnant and postpartum women and their infants.

The purpose of the study is to test the effect of home visits on reducing domestic violence and improving the lives of pregnant women and their children.


Condition Intervention Phase
Intimate Partner Violence
Behavioral: Public Health Nurse Home Visit
Behavioral: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Protocol
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program - DOVE

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reducing children's exposure to Intimate Partner Violence [ Time Frame: Baseline (entry into the study), birth of the infant, and 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after the infant's birth. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence [ Time Frame: Baseline (entry into the study), birth of the infant, and 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after the infant's birth. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Reducing Intimate Partner Violence [ Time Frame: Baseline (entry into the study), birth of the infant, and 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after the infant's birth. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 360
Study Start Date: February 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Dove Intervention
Behavioral: Public Health Nurse Home Visit
The perinatal public health nurse home visit intervention also includes a trifold brochure, printed on 8X10 inch paper, with 6 panels, that can be read with the woman in an interactive manner so that the woman is encouraged to describe her experiences and choose her options as they proceed. Participants will receive three prenatal and three postpartum sessions. The first prenatal sessions will be given during the first (enrollment), second, and third trimesters, with at least three weeks between sessions. Women entering the study after the first trimester will receive the initial session at enrollment, with two subsequent sessions spread out over the remainder of the scheduled prenatal home visitation program sessions.
Active Comparator: 2
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Protocol
Behavioral: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Protocol
The current protocol in use by the participating health departments when a women screens positive for intimate partner violence (IPV), current or history within the last year.

Detailed Description:

Outcomes will provide intervention efficacy data about a public health nurse home visit intervention aimed at reducing and preventing intimate partner violence and children's exposure to IVP as well as prospective information about patterns of intimate partner violence.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women 31 weeks or less gestation, over age 18, with a history of intimate partner violence within the past 2 years, and who are willing to participate in the home visit program
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00465556

Contacts
Contact: Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN 410-614-5312 psharps@son.jhmi.edu

Locations
United States, Maryland
Baltimore City Health Department Recruiting
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
Contact: Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN    410-614-5312    psharps@son.jhmi.edu   
Principal Investigator: Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN         
United States, Missouri
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; Missouri Community Based Home Visiting Program and Lutheran and Family Children's Services in Columbia and Springfield Recruiting
Columbia, Missouri, United States, 65211
Contact: Linda Bullock, PhD, RN, FAAN    573-882-0234      
Sub-Investigator: Linda Bullock, PhD, RN, FAAN         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

No publications provided by Johns Hopkins University

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Phyllis W. Sharps, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, Professor and Department Chair for Community Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00465556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NR009093, 1R01NR009093-01A2, 1 R01 NR009093-01A2
Study First Received: April 23, 2007
Last Updated: February 19, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014