Building Employment Skills Through Therapy for Veterans (BEST Vet)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01992913|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : November 25, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 14, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder||Behavioral: integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Other: Usual Care Behavioral: Computerized cognitive remediation (CCR)||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||74 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Integrated Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Improve Work Outcomes in Schizophrenia|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 12, 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 31, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 31, 2020|
integrated CBT with computerized cognitive remediation
Behavioral: integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Novel CBT paradigm for schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder
Other Name: iCBT
Behavioral: Computerized cognitive remediation (CCR)
Part of the iCBT paradigm, a four month block of bi-weekly computerized cognitive remediation using BrainHQ program.
Other Name: CCR
Other: Usual Care
The usual care that Veterans receive - not limited in scope (i.e., subjects may participate in any/all available treatments, outside the study condition)
Other Name: UC
- Workforce Participation Measures [ Time Frame: Baseline, mid-treatment (6-months), end of treatment (12-months), and post-treatment (18-months) ]Measure completed by the independent assessor that evaluates participation in the workforce, including: timing of job attainment, average days worked per week while employed, average hours worked while employed, and total weeks worked while employed.
- Specific Levels of Functioning (SLOF) [ Time Frame: Baseline, mid-treatment (6-months), end of treatment (12-months), and post-treatment (18-months) ]Measure of multiple areas of functional outcome. The SLOF is a self-report behavioral rating scale used to assess mentally ill patients' level of functioning in the community and in mental hospitals. The 30-item scale emphasizes patients' everyday behaviors rather than emotional or mental capacity, and it focuses on patients' tangible strengths and skills rather than on patients' weaknesses.
- Work Behavior Inventory [ Time Frame: Baseline, mid-treatment (6-months), end of treatment (12-months), and post-treatment (18-months) ]Measure completed by the supported employment specialist that evaluates work quality in an employment setting.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01992913
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Steven L. Sayers, PhD||Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA|