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Harrington Godley, Susan and Meyers, Robert J and Smith, Jane Ellen and Karvinen, Tracy and Titus, Janet C and Godley, Mark D and Dent, George and Passetti, Lora and Kelberg, Pamela [SAMHSA, US] . (2001) Adolescent community reinforcement approach for adolescent cannabis use. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Cannabis Youth Treatment Series, 4 255 p.

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This manual is part of a series detailing a range of interventions for adolescents with cannabis use problems. They were developed for use in the US. This is Vol 4 of 5 and details a version of Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) for adolescents with cannabis use problems.

The intervention comprises:-
•10 Individual sessions with the young person
•2 sessions with a family member(s)/carer(s)
•2 session with both the young person and the family member(s)

The intervention can be carried out by drug workers with additional relevant competences and receiving specialist supervision.

For other reports in the series, click on related publication links below.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Manual
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder treatment method, Psychosocial treatment method
Source:SAMHSA, US
Date:2001
Pages:255 p.
Publisher:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Place of Publication:Rockville, MD
Volume:4
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Behaviour
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
L Social psychology and related concepts > Inducement for participation (incentive)
VA Geographic area > United States
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > choice-making behaviour
HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method
HJ Treatment method > Behaviour therapy
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)

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