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A Fighting Chance: Pilot Study of a Group Mentoring Intervention for Assault Injured Youth

2019-10-15 11:11:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This pilot study is a randomized controlled trial in which assault-injured 12-14 year old youth recruited from the emergency department (ED) are randomly assigned to standard care or "A Fighting Chance" group mentoring.

Description

The goal of this project is to adapt, implement and evaluate Take Charge! (a 1:1 mentoring intervention for assault-injured youth) for a group mentoring model.

This pilot study is a randomized controlled trial in which assault-injured 12-14 year old youth recruited from the emergency department are randomly assigned to standard care or "A Fighting Chance" group mentoring that includes a violence prevention curriculum and parent sessions. Immediately post-intervention and again at six-month follow up, youth violence-related, mental health and educational outcomes using validated measures will be assessed.

Study Design

Conditions

Violence

Intervention

Group Mentoring/Intervention

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Johns Hopkins University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:13-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.

Violence or other hostile behavior arising when an ethnic group either feels itself under threat, or where it seeks to assert its superiority or dominance over other groups.

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