This randomized clinical trial , funded by NIDA, uses the CIFFTA intervention for adolescents 14-17 who have been diagnosed with a Substance Abuse Disorder. Hispanic youth and families are randomized into either the CIFFTA treatment or Traditional Family Therapy. Families are assessed at baseline, 4, 6 and 12 months to evaluate effects on reducing substance use, risky sexual behaviors, and related behavior problems.
Daniel A. Santisteban
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