Clinical Trials Logo

Clinical Trial Summary

The purpose of this study is to test a strengths-based intervention to be delivered in a primary care setting with adolescents and a parent. Investigators want to find out if the intervention can help parents and teens communicate. Specifically Investigators want to see if they can help parents and teens identify and build teen's strengths. Half the dyads will receive the educational materials in conjunction with their teen's well-child visit, while the other half will receive usual care at the well-child visit and receive the educational materials at the end of the study. Additionally, Investigators expect that a strengths-based intervention may also impact adherence to treatment in youth with a chronic illness. As such, Investigators will include a subgroup of teenagers diagnosed with asthma in this study, to assess whether the strengths-based intervention that the Investigators developed has an impact on adherence.

Clinical Trial Description

Recent research suggests that parents and adolescents report an interest in doctors facilitating increased parent-teen communication about teen strengths. However, little research focuses on how to address this need in a primary care setting. Content from subject matter experts along with data gathered from parents and teens were used to develop a novel strengths-based intervention to be tested in primary care.

The study intervention being examined is called the Strengths Intervention Project and includes a written pamphlet, a guided discussion activity, in-person/phone health coaching, and in-person or mailed health care provider endorsement and key messaging. Measures will be collected at baseline pre-intervention (T1), in clinic or over the phone at the time of the intervention (T2), approximately two weeks post-intervention (T3), and approximately 2 months post-intervention (T4). Daily diaries will also be utilized twice to gather data pre- and post- intervention. We will measure feasibility of clinic implementation of intervention, as well as influence of intervention on parent-teen communication and adolescent outcomes. ;

Study Design

Related Conditions & MeSH terms

NCT number NCT03496155
Study type Interventional
Source Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Contact Elizabeth A Friedrich, BA
Phone 2674251345
Status Recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date May 4, 2018
Completion date June 2019

See also
  Status Clinical Trial Phase
Recruiting NCT03270943 - The S.M.A.R.T. Project: Stress Management and Resilience Training for Teens N/A
Completed NCT03411577 - Development and Testing of a Jamaican Mother-daughter HIV Risk-reduction Program N/A
Not yet recruiting NCT03624413 - InTSHA: Interactive Transition Support for HIV-infected Adolescents Using Social Media N/A
Not yet recruiting NCT03487796 - MySTYLE: Online Family-based HIV Prevention for Non-heterosexual Black Adolescent Males in the South N/A
Not yet recruiting NCT03832790 - Sleep, Glycemic Control, and Insulin Resistance in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes
Completed NCT02683811 - Effectiveness of the Updated Version of the School-based Program Diario Della Salute (DDS-2) N/A
Active, not recruiting NCT02329015 - Curriculum Evaluation of a Novel Health and Wellness Program Within New York City Schools Phase 1
Completed NCT03482687 - It's Your Game: An Innovative Approach to Preventing Teen Dating Violence N/A
Completed NCT01433679 - The Effect of a Web-Based Behavioral Intervention on Physical Activity Levels in Adolescents N/A
Completed NCT00056953 - Peer Mentors for Adolescents in HIV Affected Families Phase 2
Recruiting NCT03030924 - Wearable Suicidal Early Warning System for Adolescents
Completed NCT03831867 - Changes in Sagittal Spine Posture and Flexibility on Adolescents N/A
Completed NCT03817255 - Young People's Health Assessment as Treatment and Health Guide N/A
Enrolling by invitation NCT03761251 - Pet Ownership and Glucose Control in Early Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes N/A
Completed NCT03855410 - Preventing Cigarette Use Among Urban Youth Via an M-Health Primary Care Preventive Intervention N/A
Recruiting NCT03575559 - TWOgether - From Sport Zero to Sport Hero N/A
Active, not recruiting NCT02764190 - I-ACT With Check Yourself N/A
Completed NCT02882919 - Check Yourself v2.0 N/A
Recruiting NCT02585921 - Organ Donation Interventions Among High Students N/A
Completed NCT02425384 - Accelerometer-linked Online Intervention to Promote Physical Activity in Adolescents N/A