Research and White Papers

 

Research-at-a-Glance-2017.jpgMultisystemic Therapy Research at a Glance 2017 (Summary)

This document highlights the many areas of MST research and proven outcomes with traditional MST and MST clinical adaptations as well as research on the transport of MST to community practice settings.

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Research-at-a-Glance-2017-full-versionMultisystemic Therapy Research at a Glance 2017 (Full Version)

This document highlights the many areas of MST research and proven outcomes with traditional MST and MST clinical adaptations as well as research on the transport of MST to community practice settings. Published MST Outcome, Implementation and Benchmarking Studies.

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family-based-solutions-for-child-abuse-and-neglect.pngFamily-based Solutions for Child Abuse and Neglect

Read this white paper to learn how complex it can be to work with a family experiencing child abuse, neglect, or substance abuse, the importance of family-based approaches to treatment and results of a randomized clinical trial.

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investing-in-social-impact-bonds.pngInvesting in Social Impact Bonds

Read this white paper to learn about Social Impact Bonds, including how they can help to fund expansion of evidence-based programs and help to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and a detailed cost-and-benefit analysis.

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combatting-racial-disparity-cta-2.pngCombating Racial Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System with MST

Read this white paper to learn how and why minority youth are disproportionately involved with the juvenile justice system. Learn about the outcomes of research with black and Latino youth and how MST can positively impact minority youth involved in the justice system.

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Substance Abuse - Home (1).pngMST is a Proven Treatment for Substance Abusing Teens

Read this white paper to learn how MST is a top tier, research-based intervention for reducing and eliminating substance abuse among teens.  MST therapists work with families to remove their teens from problematic peer groups and support involvement in pro-social activities.

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What makes MST such sn Effective Intervention - Home.pngWhat Makes MST Such an Effective Intervention?

Read this white paper to find out how MST works, the philosophy behind keeping kids in their home instead of sending them to lockup, and the importance of delivering services with fidelity.

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Top Ten Funding Considerations for Starting an MST Program - Home.pngThe Top Ten Funding Considerations for Starting an MST Program

If you are considering starting an MST team, this is a must-read white paper. It reviews the critical areas you need to consider in order to get a program off the ground and to ensure its long-term success.

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How to Fund an MST Program - Home.pngHow to Fund an MST Program

The MST approach to putting juvenile offenders on the right path has been shown to be extremely effective in terms of its success rate, decrease in crime and keeping down costs. The question becomes how can communities and organizations pay for MST programs? This white paper provides the answer.

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MST is Cost Effective - Home.pngMultisystemic Therapy is a Cost-Effective Intervention

Read this white paper to learn about Missouri Delinquency Project’s findings on MST and about a family’s experience with MST vs. individual therapy.

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MST Works for Juvenile Offenders and their Siblings - Home.pngMST Works for Juvenile Offenders and Their Siblings

Read this success story to learn how MST is proven to reduce recidivism rates of siblings, produce cost-savings and how positive results last 25 years post treatment.

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