Treat Act Know Engage (T.A.K.E.) Steps for Self-Efficacy

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Self-Efficacy+2 MoreTreat Act Know Engage (T.A.K.E.) Steps - Behavioral
13 - 19
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test a motivational interviewing intervention to see if it can help prevent STIs in adolescents. The intervention will provide education on STIs and HIV, help set goals, and provide skills and referrals for evidence-based STI and HIV prevention strategies.

Eligible Conditions
  • HIV Prevention
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Prevention
  • Self-Efficacy

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and 3 months

Recruitment Feasibility
Baseline and 3 months
Change in prevention self-efficacy
Baseline, one month, three months.
Intervention Acceptability
Up to six months
Retention feasibility

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard of Care
1 of 2
T.A.K.E. Steps Motivational Interviewing Intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

185 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Treat Act Know Engage (T.A.K.E.) Steps · No Placebo Group · N/A

T.A.K.E. Steps Motivational Interviewing Intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Treat Act Know Engage (T.A.K.E.) Steps · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Standard of Care
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Standard or Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and 3 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaLead Sponsor
650 Previous Clinical Trials
7,849,384 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)NIH
2,554 Previous Clinical Trials
1,823,898 Total Patients Enrolled
Sarah M Wood, MD, MSHPPrincipal InvestigatorChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia

Eligibility Criteria

Age 13 - 19 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have had at least one STI in the past 30 days.
You have been tested for HIV and are HIV-negative.\n