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Trial from ANZCTR

A quasi-experimental investigation of the effects of values clarification and coaching versus implementation planning and coaching on the transfer of evidence-based mental health recovery practices by community based mental health workers at 6 and 12 months post intervention.

  • Recruitment status at the time of last update
    Active, not recruiting
  • What is the status of the ethics application?
    Ethics status: Approved
  • Prospective – trial registered prior to recruitment of first participant.

    Retrospective – trial registered after recruitment of first participant.
    Retrospectively registered
  • Has the trial been updated in the last 12 months?
    Not up to date
    (Last updated: 5/4/2013)
  • Ethics status: Approved
    What is the status of the ethics application?
  • Not up to date
    Has the trial been updated in the last 6 months?
Key trial Information

Trial ID


Date registered

03 April 2013

Health condition

Severe and chronic mental illnesses, e.g. Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder. Study participants are the mental health workers (community-based) who support individuals with aforementioned health conditions.

Recruitment countries


Recruitment site location(s) (State)

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

Recruitment status

Active, not recruiting

Anticipated date of first participant enrolment

01 October 2009

Ethics application status


Brief summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of values-focused interventions for mental health support workers on their uptake of newly-acquired evidence-based recovery practices.

Main hypothesis: Staff who participate in values-focused interventions (i.e. clarification during training and 12 x 1 monthly values-based coaching) will have higher rates of transfer than those in the control (implementation) condition.


Key inclusion criteria

1. Mental Health worker employed within site randomised to experimental or control condition
2. No prior formal experience in CRM
3. Consent to participant in research process

Minimum age

17 Years

Maximum age

0 No limit


Both males and females

Key exclusion criteria

1. Not working within randomised site
2. Participated in CRM training prior to study

Contact details and further information

Primary Sponsor

Type: University
Name: University of Wollongong
Address: School of Psychology / Illawarra Institute for Mental Health
Building 22
Wollongong Campus
Northfields Avenue
Gwynneville NSW 2500
Country: Australia

Contact person for information and recruitment

Ms Virginia Williams
iiMH / Northfields Clinic
Building 22
University of Wollongong
Northfields Avenue
Gwynneville NSW 2500
+61 02 42413747