Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents This comprehensive guide provides extensive clinical description of the Multisystemic Treatment MST approach for treating youths with serious antisocial behavior A proven alternative to expensive and

  • Title: Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents
  • Author: Scott W. Henggeler Sonja K. Schoenwald Charles M. Borduin Melisa D. Rowland Phillippe B. Cunningham
  • ISBN: 9781572301061
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This comprehensive guide provides extensive clinical description of the Multisystemic Treatment MST approach for treating youths with serious antisocial behavior A proven alternative to expensive and often ineffective out of home placement, MST is a family and community based treatment It focuses on ameliorating the known determinants of antisocial behavior within theThis comprehensive guide provides extensive clinical description of the Multisystemic Treatment MST approach for treating youths with serious antisocial behavior A proven alternative to expensive and often ineffective out of home placement, MST is a family and community based treatment It focuses on ameliorating the known determinants of antisocial behavior within the young person s family, peer, and school networks Nine core principles comprise the parameters for the book s flexible, team based intervention framework, which targets such areas as promoting family strengths and resiliencies, removing youths from antisocial peer groups, enhancing school performance, and developing indigenous social support systems The book features a wealth of illustrative case material and is extensively documented with findings from controlled outcome studies.

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    1. This was required reading for my job with Youth Villages, and I'm glad to have had such an in-depth and helpful exploration of multi-systemic therapy (MST). This book reads like one of my grad school textbooks but gives great case examples and interventions to help apply what you're reading. I would not suggest this book for someone looking for a fun read, but if you are looking for a better understanding of MST as a clinician, this is your go-to book! It's been helpful as a reference with treat [...]

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