Clinical Trial

Improving Employment Among Prison Offenders

Study Description

Improving Employment and Reducing Recidivism Among Prison Offenders Via Virtual Interview Training Tool

The goal is to conduct a confirmatory effectiveness RCT (and an implementation evaluation) of Virtual Interview Training (VIT) by comparing employment and recidivism outcomes of offenders receiving vocational services as usual (SAU) plus VIT (SAU+VIT) with the outcomes of offenders receiving only services as usual (SAU-only). The plan calls for participants to include offenders who are at moderate to high risk for reoffending (with an emphasis on violent-crime reoffending) who are currently enrolled in a Vocational Village.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Virtual Reality Job Interview Training

Participants will engage in training related to preforming well during a job interview as well as repeated job interview practice with a virtual hiring manager. Participants will receive feedback and tips on improving skills throughout the training.

Behavioral - Services as usual

Study participants will be receiving Vocational Village services as usual that may include but is not limited to vocational skill training, daily living skill training, and social skill training.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Improving Employment and Reducing Recidivism Among Prison Offenders Via Virtual Interviewing Tool

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03937128

ParticipAid ID

ejRP4e