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Community Treatment for YouthEvidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders$
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Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195134575

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001

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Multisystemic Therapy

Multisystemic Therapy

(p.91) 5 Multisystemic Therapy
Community Treatment for Youth

Sonja K. Schoenwald

Melisa D. Rowland

Oxford University Press

Multisystemic therapy (MST) is a family- and community-based treatment that addresses the multiple determinants of serious clinical problems that place youth at high risk of out-of-home placement. This chapter discusses MST treatment theory, target populations, MST intervention parameters, program development, MST training and quality assurance, and evidence base for MST.

Keywords:   MST, children, child mental health, intervention, community-based treatment

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