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Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents Scott W. Henggeler

Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Scott W. Henggeler

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ISBN : 9781572301061
Hardcover
287 pages
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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 isMoreThis 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 persons family, peer, and school networks. Nine core principles comprise the parameters for the books 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.