Published on January 10, 2009
Strengthening Communities’ Youth (SCY) Tucson : Strengthening Communities’ Youth (SCY) Tucson Presented by Claudia Powell Southwest Institute for Research on Women University of Arizona Outline : Outline Demographic Data Baseline Data/Comparison Data Outcome Data Mental Health Substance Use Client/Therapist Relationship Summary Demographic Data : Demographic Data Mental Health at Baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months : Mental Health at Baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months Somatic Symptom Index : Somatic Symptom Index Slide 15: Higher scores indicate greater endorsement of somatic symptoms Depressive Symptom Scale : Depressive Symptom Scale During the past 12 months, have you had significant problems with ... (Response set 1=Yes, 0=No) 1. feeling very trapped, lonely, sad, blue, depressed, or hopeless about the future? 3. remembering, concentrating, making decisions, or having your mind go blank? 4. feeling very shy, self-conscious or uneasy about what people thought or were saying about you? 5. thoughts that other people did not understand you or appreciate your situation? 6. feeling easily annoyed, irritated, or having trouble controlling your temper? 7. feeling tired, having no energy or like you could not get things done? 8. losing interest or pleasure in work, school, friends, sex or other things you cared about? 9. losing or gaining 10 or more pounds when you were not trying to? 10. moving and talking much slower than usual? Slide 17: Higher scores indicate higher levels of depressive symptoms Homicidal/Suicidal Thought Scale : Homicidal/Suicidal Thought Scale During the past 12 months, have you . . . (Response set 1=Yes, 0=No) 1. …thought about killing or hurting someone else? 2. …thought about ending your life or committing suicide? 3. …had a plan to commit suicide? 4. …gotten a gun, pills or other things to carry out your plan? 5. …attempted to commit suicide? Slide 20: Higher scores indicate increased risk of suicide or homicide. Only one item relates to homicide, while 4 are about increasing suicide risk. Traumatic Stress Scale : Traumatic Stress Scale Slide 23: Higher scores indicate more problems related to memories of the past. Slide 24: General Mental Distress Scale Substance Use at Baseline, 3, 6 and 12 months : Substance Use at Baseline, 3, 6 and 12 months Substance Frequency Scale : Substance Frequency Scale Higher scores represent increasing frequencies of substance use in terms of days, days staying high most of the day (I.e., high risk of problems) and days actually causing problems. People with scores over .14 may have considerable difficulty stopping without significant assistance and/or a controlled environment. : Higher scores represent increasing frequencies of substance use in terms of days, days staying high most of the day (I.e., high risk of problems) and days actually causing problems. People with scores over .14 may have considerable difficulty stopping without significant assistance and/or a controlled environment. Substance Problem Scale : Substance Problem Scale Substance Problem Scale : Substance Problem Scale Higher scores on this scale represent greater severity of drug problems. The scale includes physiological, psychological and social criteria, as well as an item on co-morbid use with drugs that is likely to exacerbate the other problems. General score of 0 suggests no reported drug problems, 1 or more generally suggests abuse, 4 or more generally suggests dependence. Social Risk Index : Social Risk Index Social Risk Index : Social Risk Index Higher scores indicate more time with people in living, vocational, or social environment with people using alcohol/drugs, involved in illegal activity, who argue, who are not in school or work and who have never been in treatment. Therapist/Client Relationship : Therapist/Client Relationship Summary : Summary Very positive outcomes in Mental Health and Client/Therapist Relationship. Clients are less dependant upon substances at 12-month follow up than they are at baseline. In general, participants abuse substances more than they are are dependant upon them. Mental Health outcomes are likely to impact future substance use.