Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102717
About the Course:
Young adult drug use and law breaking behaviors often have roots in adolescence. These behaviors are predicted by early drug use, parental substance use disorders, and disrupted and conflict-ridden family environments. This study aims to examine long-term outcomes of Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) compared to treatment as usual (TAU) in the rates of drug use, number of arrests and externalizing behaviors in young adults who were randomized into treatment conditions as adolescents.
This course is based on the article, What are the Long Term Effects of Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use? created by Viviana E. Horigian, MD et al. in 2015.
Publication Date:Am J Addict. 2015 October ; 24(7): 637–645. doi:10.1111/ajad.12278 2015 October
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Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the rationale, hypotheses and design of the study.
- Review results of the study, long term effects of using Brief Strategic Family Therapy compared to treatment as usual.
- Discuss implications, limitations, and future study directions.
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