Computer Assisted CIFFTA for Self-Harm

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Self-Harm+3 MoreComputer Assisted CIFFTA - Behavioral
11 - 18
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will help researchers understand how to better treat self-harm in Latino adolescents, specifically Latinas and sexual/gender minority youth.

Eligible Conditions
  • Self-Harm
  • Emotional Dysregulation
  • Behavioral Problem
  • Depression

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 4 months post baseline, 12 months post baseline

Month 12
Change in self harm behavior
Emotional Dysregulation
Family Functioning
Risky Sexual Behavior
Self-harm behavior
Severity of depression
Sexual Minority Adolescent Stress Instrument (SMASI)
Substance Use

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Behavioral: Traditional face-to-face treatment-no technology
1 of 2
Computer Assisted CIFFTA
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Computer Assisted CIFFTA · No Placebo Group · N/A

Computer Assisted CIFFTA
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Computer Assisted CIFFTA · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Behavioral: Traditional face-to-face treatment-no technology
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Behavioral: Traditional face-to-face treatment-no technology · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 4 months post baseline, 12 months post baseline

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)NIH
288 Previous Clinical Trials
706,066 Total Patients Enrolled
University of MiamiLead Sponsor
794 Previous Clinical Trials
384,823 Total Patients Enrolled
Daniel Santisteban, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Miami

Eligibility Criteria

Age 11 - 18 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
report an act of self-harm that they have done in the past 6 months.
met criteria for cutoff on two of the four underlying/maintaining factors (depression, emotion dysregulation, family conflict, substance use).
People who take part in the study should live with at least one parent-figure who agrees to participate in assessments and treatment, be willing and able to participate fully in the protocol, and allow their treatment sessions to be recorded for fidelity/process assessment and supervision.