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Sampl, Susan and Kadden, Ronald M (2001) Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for adolescent cannabis users: 5 Sessions. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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[Note. The Cannabis Youth Treatment Series is no longer available on the SAMHSA website. It is here as an archival record].

This manual is designed to help train substance abuse treatment counsellors to conduct a brief five-session treatment intervention for adolescents with cannabis use disorders presenting for outpatient treatment.

The treatment programme comprises:
•Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) two sessions one to one
•Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) three sessions in a group format

The intervention can be carried out by drug workers with some additional competences in the above approaches and group work.

The manual contains guidance on session content and useful handouts and other resources. For other reports in the series, click on related publication links below.


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