A Randomized Effectiveness Trial of a Systems-Level Approach to Stepped Care for War-Related PTSD
Annual rept. 1 Sep 2013-31 Aug 2014
RTI HEALTH SOLUTIONS RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC
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Over the course of the last year, the study team concluded enrollment at all study sites as well as data collection for the 3- and 6-month follow-up assessments. Data collection for the 12-month assessment occurred during this period, concluding at 5 of the 6 sites Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Ft. Bliss, Ft. Carson, Ft. Stewart, and Ft. Bragg and is ongoing at the remaining site Ft. Campbell. As of August 31, 2014, 1,320 total referrals across the six sites had been received 666 participants had been enrolled and randomized into the study 332 participants into the STEPS UP arm 334 participants into the optimized usual care arm 618 participants completed the 3-month follow-up assessment 600 participants completed the 6-month follow-up and 573 participants completed the 12-month follow-up. Plans for analyses and presentations were developed and several presentations were made. A journal paper was submitted describing the design of the trial.