Volume 5, Issue 1, 2013

Produce Results for Youth
In its fourth year of active data collection, the NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN) is showing promising outcomes for participating NATSAP programs. In the current issue of the Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, researchers from the...
NATSAP Discharge Data
In its fourth year of active data collection, the NATSAP Practice Research Network (PRN) is showing promising outcomes for the NATSAP programs actively participating; however the overall implications of this PRN are still emerging. This study spec...
Private Residential Treatment Outcomes
This paper presents the results from a multi-center study on outcomes for youth treated in private residential treatment programs. The sample of 1,027 adolescents and their parents was drawn from nine private residential programs. Hierarchical lin...
Positive Youth Development
Positive Youth Development (PYD) offers a dynamic framework for guiding work with adolescents (Commission on Positive Youth Development, 2005; Lerner, 2009). This article explores the opportunities for and challenges of implementing PYD in therape...
A Mother’s Story of Adolescent Substance Abuse
I am a mother of two children, a daughter who is 17 and a son (“Tom”) who is 15. Their father, my first husband, died when they were 8 and 10. I have since remarried and my husband is a captain with the local police department. He is a career...
Self-Injurious Behavior
Over the last few years, increasing media attention has been given to self-injury behaviors among adolescents, which has subsequently led to increased awareness among treatment providers. Self-injury is of particular concern within residential pro...
Adolescent Treatment Coercion
The clinical practice of treatment coercion among adolescent private treatment programs is both controversial and widely debated among industry supporters and critics. Empirical measurements for the current methods of adolescent treatment coercion...
Second Order Change Through Principle Based Treatment
Theoretical and practical knowledge is constantly expanding the conceptual framework of therapeutic intervention that underpins wilderness and residential treatment models. The implications of these changes have imperative application in the conti...
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EDITOR Dr. Michael Gass, Ph.D., LMFT Professor School of Health & Human Services University of New Hampshire Durham, NH...
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EDITOR Dr. Michael Gass, Ph.D., LMFT Professor School of Health & Human Services University of New Hampshire Durham, NH...