Family-based preventive intervention for substance use and antisocial behavior is introduced as an emerging specialty. Major program parameters are outlined, and intervention techniques endorsed by contemporary models are presented. Recommendations are made for advancing family-based prevention in key areas: targeting high-risk and adolescent populations, customizing interventions for individual families, working with multiple social systems, and integrating knowledge from the fields of prevention and treatment.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Psychology (miscellaneous)
- Psychiatry and Mental health