Culturally sensitive substance abuse intervention for Hispanic and African American adolescents: empirical examples from the Alcohol Treatment Targeting Adolescents in Need (ATTAIN) Project.

@article{Gil2004CulturallySS,
  title={Culturally sensitive substance abuse intervention for Hispanic and African American adolescents: empirical examples from the Alcohol Treatment Targeting Adolescents in Need (ATTAIN) Project.},
  author={A. B. Guisado Gil and Eric F. Wagner and Jonathan G Tubman},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2004},
  volume={99 Suppl 2},
  pages={140-50}
}
AIMS This study presents preliminary analyses examining the effects of an alcohol and other drug use (AOD) intervention with minority juvenile offenders. Furthermore, the study investigates the impact of cultural factors on baseline AOD use among Hispanic and African American youth, as well as on treatment outcome. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Participants were 213 juvenile offenders referred for treatment (mean age = 15.7 years), 97 of whom have completed treatment to date. The… CONTINUE READING

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