A Critical Review of Adolescent Substance Abuse Group Treatments

@article{Engle2009ACR,
  title={A Critical Review of Adolescent Substance Abuse Group Treatments},
  author={Bretton Engle and M. Macgowan},
  journal={Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={217 - 243}
}
Objective: Evidence-based social work requires the use of interventions that are supported by good research evidence. This article reviews the empirical research on adolescent alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse group treatments. Despite the popularity of group work, searches of the academic literature yielded only 13 adolescent group treatments for which AOD use outcomes have been reported. These treatments and the studies that evaluated them are systematically reviewed. Method: Methodological… Expand
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