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Brief Strategic Family Therapy
(NCJ 179285) April 2000
OJJDP Family Strengthening Series, Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Robbins, M. S., Szapocznik, J.
Describes brief strategic family therapy, an intensive, short-term, problem-focused intervention that addresses the unique strengths and weaknesses of minority youth and families in Miami, FL. This Family Strengthening Series Bulletin outlines program objectives, target population, theoretical underpinnings, components of intervention, and implementation strategy. It also compares the effectiveness of alternative forms of family therapy that have been used with hard-to-reach families in the Miami area.
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