Solution-Focused Brief Therapy With Substance-Using Individuals

  title={Solution-Focused Brief Therapy With Substance-Using Individuals},
  author={Johnny S. Kim and Jody Brook and Becci A. Akin},
  journal={Research on Social Work Practice},
  pages={452 - 462}
Objective: This study examined the effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) intervention on substance abuse and trauma-related problems. Methods: A randomized controlled trial design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of SFBT in primary substance use treatment services for child welfare involved parents in outpatient treatment for substance use disorders. Mixed linear models were used to test within- and between-group changes using intent-to-treat analysis (N = 64). Hedges’s g… 

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