This document highlights the many areas of MST
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.
The purpose of this document is to describe the general process by which standard Multisystemic Therapy (MST) (Henggeler et al.,2009) is adapted for use with other challenging clinical problems and eventually transported to community-based MST programs.
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.
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.
It takes time and effort to develop a steady stream of referrals, but it is possible with some thoughtful planning. Many social programs begin with presentations to referral agencies and are met with nods, voiced approval and interest. To be most successful, program managers should understand that this is the beginning of a long,
sustained effort for the life of the service. What makes this so complex?
MST is more effective than traditional treatment methods – it’s more cost effective as well. Communities achieve these savings through reductions in incarceration, mental health services, and crime rate, thanks to the success of MST. Read this white paper to learn how.
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