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Reducing Driving Offenses of Adolescent Drinkers (ROAD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00851058
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2011 by Rhode Island Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 25, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rhode Island Hospital

Brief Summary:
To determine the effectiveness of four group session of motivational counseling plus six hours of direct observations of the emergency department trauma services in comparison to four group session and six hours of community volunteering and also in comparison to four hours of education and 16 hours of community volunteering in reducing alcohol use and high risk driving behaviors and offenses among court referred 16-20 year old drivers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alcohol Consumption Behavioral: Brief group counseling Behavioral: Community Counseling Behavioral: Prototypic community service Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 786 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomized Control Trial of the Effectiveness of of Group Motivational Counseling and an Emergency Department Experience in Reducing Risky Alcohol Use and Driving Behaviors.
Study Start Date : May 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Alcohol

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Counseling
Four session of group counseling and six hours of guided observation of the emergency and trauma services at a busy urban hospital
Behavioral: Brief group counseling
Four group counseling sessions and six hours of direct observations of the emergency and trauma services in a busy urban hospital.

Active Comparator: Community Counseling
Four session of group counseling and six hours of volunteering in a local not for profit community agency.
Behavioral: Community Counseling
Four session of group counseling and six hours of guided observation of the emergency and trauma services at a busy urban hospital

Placebo Comparator: Prototypic Community Service
Four hours of education about road safety and 16 hours volunteering at a local not for profit community service.
Behavioral: Prototypic community service
Two educational session on road safety and 16 hours of volunteering in a local not for profit community service.

Behavioral: Prototypic community service
Four hours education about road safety and 16 hours volunteering at a local not for profit community service




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recidivism for future criminal offenses [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Alcohol use [ Time Frame: 12 months post intervention completion ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Age 16-20 years:

  • Court referral for driving conviction and/or possession of alcohol
  • Offense committed in Rhode Island
  • Can speak English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age over 20 years
  • Not English speaking
  • Not referred by courts

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00851058


Locations
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United States, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rhode Island Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Ted D Nirenberg, PhD Rhode Island Hospital

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Responsible Party: Ted Nirenberg PhD, Rhode Island Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00851058     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5R01AA15708-3
First Posted: February 25, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 25, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011
Keywords provided by Rhode Island Hospital:
Behavioral research
Motivational counseling
Group Counseling
Motivational Interviewing
Vicarious Learning
Risky alcohol use
Recidivism
Motor Vehicles
Crime
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Alcohol Drinking
Drinking Behavior