Culturally Modified Family Based Therapy for Haitian Youth in South Florida
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03876171|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 15, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 8, 2022
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Problem Behavior||Behavioral: Haitian youth and family intervention study: family functioning Behavioral: Haitian youth intervention study: youth psychoeducational Behavioral: Haitian family intervention study: family psychoeducational Behavioral: Diversion Programs||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||88 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Culturally Modified Family Based Therapy for Haitian Youth in South Florida|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 1, 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 31, 2023|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 31, 2023|
Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, and Psycho-educational Modules
Behavioral: Haitian youth and family intervention study: family functioning
A weekly group therapy with the youth, the parents and other members of the family.
Behavioral: Haitian youth intervention study: youth psychoeducational
Weekly one and one psychoeducational module will be delivered to the youth.
Behavioral: Haitian family intervention study: family psychoeducational
Weekly psychoeducational module will be delivered to the family.
Active Comparator: Standard of Care
The Diversion Programs used by the Juvenile Services Department in Miami-Dade.
Behavioral: Diversion Programs
Youth will attend individual psychological counselling at an assigned Juvenile Services Department (JSD) diversion program.
- Number of participants that completes the intervention [ Time Frame: 12 months ]All the participants that complete the modules and the baseline instruments
- Number of participants with sustained abstinence in substance use as assessed by biochemical verification [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Participants maintain a sustained abstinence measured through biochemical verification via urine drug test.
- Number of participants with sustained abstinence in substance use as assessed by self-reporting [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Participants maintain a sustained abstinence measured through self-reporting
- Change in family functioning assessed by the family environment scale (FES) [ Time Frame: baseline, 12 months ]Improved connectivity and communication within the family system will be assess via the FES questionnaire with scales ranging from 0-26 with the highest score indicating that no further intervention is needed
- Change in conduct disorder as assess by Revised Behavior Problem Checklists [ Time Frame: baseline, 12 months ]Improvement in conduct disorder as assess in Revised Behavior Problem Checklists (RBPC) evaluating the severity of disorderly behavior with scales ranging from 0 to 2 (0=no problem; 1=mild problem; 2=severe problems)
- Change in sexual risk behaviors as assess by the Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI) [ Time Frame: baseline, 12 months ]Reduction in risky sexual activities as assess by CASI using normative data-severity scores range from 0 (never) to 3 (very often)
- Number of participants with recidivism in delinquency [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Number of participants that have no report of arrests from the Juvenile Services Department
- Change in family communication as assessed by Parenting Style Questionnaire (PSQ) [ Time Frame: baseline, 12 months ]Change in family communication as assessed by Parenting Style Questionnaire (PSQ) with scoring ranges from 1 to 7 where 7 indicates optimum communication.
- Number of participants with peer gang involvement [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Number of participants with peer gang involvement self-reported
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03876171
|Contact: Louis H Marcelin, Ph.D.||email@example.com|
|United States, Florida|
|University of Miami||Recruiting|
|Miami, Florida, United States, 33124|
|Contact: Louis H Marcelin, Ph.D.|
|Principal Investigator: Louis H Marcelin, Ph.D.|
|Principal Investigator:||Louis H Marcelin, Ph.D.||University of Miami|