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Effectiveness study of the Social Network Strategies in youth care.

- candidate number22290
- NTR NumberNTR5197
- ISRCTNISRCTN no longer applicable
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR3-jun-2015
- Secondary IDs729111007 Zon-MW
- Public TitleEffectiveness study of the Social Network Strategies in youth care.
- Scientific TitleEffectiveness study of the Social Network Strategies in youth care.
- hypothesisFirst,working from SNS will lead to a decrease in child’s problems. Second, SNS will lead to increase in empowerment, and decrease in parenting stress. Third, the alliance between the client and social worker will moderate the outcomes of SNS
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedPsychosocial, Social network
- Inclusion criteria1. Outpatient treatment program within NIM or Entréa.
2. Families with children between 8 and 18 years.
3. A family member requests for help concerning a problem.
- Exclusion criteriaIn case of crisis or in case of parental mediation, the family will be excluded. In this cases a Social Network Strategy approach cannot be used.
- mec approval receivedno
- multicenter trialyes
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingSingle
- controlActive
- groupParallel
- Type2 or more arms, randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 1-apr-2014
- planned closingdate1-jun-2016
- Target number of participants128
- InterventionsClients in the experimental group will receive the intervention called ‘Social Network Strategy’, developed by Riet Portengen ( Clients in the control group will receive the care as usual trajectories within the two care agencies.
- Primary outcomeReduction of problems of the child: BPM-Y/BPM-P and SDQ (scale: ‘prosocial behaviour’).
- Secondary outcome- Increase in the empowerment: EMPO 2.0 short version.
- Decrease in parenting stress: OBVL (Parenting Stress Questionnaire).
- Strengthening of the social network: VGFO (scale social contacts).
- Moderating influence of the work alliance between client and social worker: WAV-12.
- Timepoints1. Premeasurement (baseline)
2. after three sessions: client - professional alliance
3. Post measurement (end of treatment).
4. Follow up 1 (after 3 months)
5. Follow up 2 (after 6 months)
- Trial web site
- statusopen: patient inclusion
- Sponsor/Initiator NIM Maatschappelijk werk, Entrea, Radboud University Nijmegen, Behavioural Science Institute, Praktikon, Gemeente Nijmegen
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
ZON-MW, The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development
- Publicationsn/a
- Brief summaryThe present study aims to examine the effectiveness of Social Network Strategies in a sample of Dutch families with children between 8 and 18 years. All families receive help from one of two youth care institutes. The effectiveness of this strategy will be compared with care as usual trajectories within two Dutch youth care agencies. It is expected that Social Network Strategies will lead to a stronger reduction of problems of the child compared to the care as usual trajectories. Additionally it is expected that working from Social Network Strategies will lead to a stronger increase of the social network, a stronger reduction of parental stress and a stronger increase of empowerment of the family. Finally, it is expected that the alliance between the client and social worker has a positive moderating influence on the primary and secondary outcomes.
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD3-jun-2015 - 29-jul-2015

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