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Family Behavior Therapy

Description:

Outpatient treatment aimed at reducing drug/alcohol use in adults/youth along with common co-occurring problem behaviors

Owes its theoretical underpinnings to the Community Reinforcement Approach

Includes a validated method of improving enlistment and attendance

Participants attend therapy sessions with at least one significant other, typically a parent or a cohabitating partner

Typically consists of 15 sessions over 6 months; sessions initially are 90 minutes weekly and decrease to 60 minutes monthly as participants progress in therapy

Study Populations:

13-17 (Adolescent), 18-25 (Young adult), 26-55 (Adult)

Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, White, Race/ethnicity unspecified

Adaptations: adapted for use with youth diagnosed with conduct disorder. It has also been used to treat mothers in the child welfare system who abuse substances.

Outcomes:

1. Drug use

2. Alcohol use

3. Family relationships

4. Depression

5. Employment/school attendance

6. Conduct disorder symptoms

© Doreen A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D. November 12, 2009

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