Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse in Chile

This study is designed to evaluate the implementation of an evidence-based family treatment adapted to Chilean cultural customs and practices.
Details

Adolescent drug use in Chile has grown dramatically in recent years and effective treatments are urgently needed. The proposed study is designed to evaluate the implementation of an evidence-based family treatment adapted to Chilean cultural customs and practices. The collaborative aspects of this study will foster the development of research capacity in a developing country.

PROJECT PERIOD

7/1/10 - 6/30/14

FUNDING AGENCY

Fogarty International Center/NIH

PUBLICATIONS

Robbins, M.S., Alexander, J.F., Newell, R.M. & Turner, C.W. (1996). The immediate effect of reframing on client attitude in family therapy. Journal of Family Psychology, 10 (1), 28-34.