Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program (TOP4ME)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified December 2011 by Colorado School of Public Health
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sheana Bull, Colorado School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01535651
First received: February 15, 2012
Last updated: February 17, 2012
Last verified: December 2011
  Purpose

The investigators are exploring the use of short message service (text) messaging by cell phones to enhance the effects of the Teen Outreach Program, an effective teen pregnancy prevention program.


Condition Intervention Phase
Pregnancy Prevention
Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME)
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program

Further study details as provided by Colorado School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pregnancy [ Time Frame: 21 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • school drop out [ Time Frame: 21 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1200
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: intervention
Boys and Girls Club members who participate in TOP over 9 months will receive regular text messages in addition to TOP
Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME)
Persons participating in TOP will receive text messages weekly in addition to TOP
No Intervention: Control
Boys and Girls Club participants will participate in TOP for 9 months

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • boys and girls club member in metro Denver, age 14-18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-english speaking
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01535651

Locations
United States, Colorado
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Recruiting
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80204
Contact: Tina Martinez    303-892-9200    tinam@bgcmd.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colorado School of Public Health
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sheana Bull, Professor, Colorado School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01535651     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OAH Denver Health
Study First Received: February 15, 2012
Last Updated: February 17, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014