Changing provider practices, program environment, and improving outcomes by transporting multidimensional family therapy to an adolescent drug treatment setting.

@article{Liddle2006ChangingPP,
  title={Changing provider practices, program environment, and improving outcomes by transporting multidimensional family therapy to an adolescent drug treatment setting.},
  author={Howard A. Liddle and Cynthia L. Rowe and Alina Isabel Retana Gonzalez and Craig Everett Henderson and Gayle A. Dakof and Paul E. Greenbaum},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          102-12
        }
}
Effective interventions for drug abusing adolescents are underutilized. Using an interrupted time series design, this study tested a multicomponent, multi-level technology transfer intervention developed to train clinical staff within an existing day treatment program to implement multidimensional family therapy (MDFT), an evidence-based adolescent substance abuse treatment. The sample included 10 program staff and 104 clients. MDFT was incorporated into the program and changes were noted in… CONTINUE READING

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