A Secondary Analysis of Functional Family Therapy in a Juvenile Justice Setting

Investigators are evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a statewide family-based intervention for teen substance abuse and delinquency in Florida
Principal
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Substance-abusing adolescents are on a developmental trajectory to become enmeshed in the adult criminal justice system including high incarceration rates, associate criminal victimization, and large confinement costs. Research scientists are examining de-identified data from a statewide family therapy program in Florida to determine its effectiveness. Results will help shape future prevention and treatment programs.

PROJECT PERIOD

9/15/14 - 8/31/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)