Brief strategic family therapy: Engagement and treatment

Ervin Briones, Michael S. Robbins, Jose Szapocznik

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

An overview of Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), a family-based, empirically validated intervention designed to treat children and adolescents' problem behaviors is presented. In this article the theoretical underpinnings of BSFT are described using a clinical case to illustrate the basic BSFT tenets. A selected review of outcome evidence is presented as well as the considerable clinical development and research evidence on specialized BSFT Engagement. Clinical implementation is highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-103
Number of pages23
JournalAlcoholism Treatment Quarterly
Volume26
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

Fingerprint

Family Therapy
Adolescent Behavior
Therapeutics
Research

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Alcohol-other drug abuse
  • Engagement
  • Family therapy
  • Strategic
  • Structural

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

Cite this

Brief strategic family therapy : Engagement and treatment. / Briones, Ervin; Robbins, Michael S.; Szapocznik, Jose.

In: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 1-2, 01.12.2008, p. 81-103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Briones, Ervin ; Robbins, Michael S. ; Szapocznik, Jose. / Brief strategic family therapy : Engagement and treatment. In: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 2008 ; Vol. 26, No. 1-2. pp. 81-103.
@article{7e6be9f21c3f4e30b40ca5d270ce9df8,
title = "Brief strategic family therapy: Engagement and treatment",
abstract = "An overview of Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), a family-based, empirically validated intervention designed to treat children and adolescents' problem behaviors is presented. In this article the theoretical underpinnings of BSFT are described using a clinical case to illustrate the basic BSFT tenets. A selected review of outcome evidence is presented as well as the considerable clinical development and research evidence on specialized BSFT Engagement. Clinical implementation is highlighted.",
keywords = "Adolescent, Alcohol-other drug abuse, Engagement, Family therapy, Strategic, Structural",
author = "Ervin Briones and Robbins, {Michael S.} and Jose Szapocznik",
year = "2008",
month = "12",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1300/J020v26n01-05",
language = "English",
volume = "26",
pages = "81--103",
journal = "Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly",
issn = "0734-7324",
publisher = "Routledge",
number = "1-2",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Brief strategic family therapy

T2 - Engagement and treatment

AU - Briones, Ervin

AU - Robbins, Michael S.

AU - Szapocznik, Jose

PY - 2008/12/1

Y1 - 2008/12/1

N2 - An overview of Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), a family-based, empirically validated intervention designed to treat children and adolescents' problem behaviors is presented. In this article the theoretical underpinnings of BSFT are described using a clinical case to illustrate the basic BSFT tenets. A selected review of outcome evidence is presented as well as the considerable clinical development and research evidence on specialized BSFT Engagement. Clinical implementation is highlighted.

AB - An overview of Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), a family-based, empirically validated intervention designed to treat children and adolescents' problem behaviors is presented. In this article the theoretical underpinnings of BSFT are described using a clinical case to illustrate the basic BSFT tenets. A selected review of outcome evidence is presented as well as the considerable clinical development and research evidence on specialized BSFT Engagement. Clinical implementation is highlighted.

KW - Adolescent

KW - Alcohol-other drug abuse

KW - Engagement

KW - Family therapy

KW - Strategic

KW - Structural

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=67949092916&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=67949092916&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1300/J020v26n01-05

DO - 10.1300/J020v26n01-05

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:67949092916

VL - 26

SP - 81

EP - 103

JO - Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly

JF - Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly

SN - 0734-7324

IS - 1-2

ER -