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

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01372033
First received: June 10, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

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 Intervention Phase
Substance Abuse
Offenders
Criminal Thinking
HIV Risk Behaviors
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of Manualized Treatment in a Seamless System of Care: Handling Probation

Further study details as provided by George Mason University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Arrest [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment Completion [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 251
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01372033

Locations
United States, Maryland
Maryland Dvision of Parole and Probation
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21221
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Mason University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D. George Mason University
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D., Univeristy Professor, George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01372033     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01 DA017729, R01DA017729
Study First Received: June 10, 2011
Last Updated: June 10, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 16, 2014