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What is Multisystemic Therapy?

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive family- and community-based treatment program that focuses on addressing all environmental systems that impact chronic and violent juvenile offenders -- their homes and families, schools and teachers, neighborhoods and friends. MST recognizes that each system plays a critical role in a youth's world and each system requires attention when effective change is needed to improve the quality of life for youth and their families. MST works with the toughest offenders ages 12 through 17 who have a very long history of arrests. Learn more about MST.


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How a Juvenile Probation Department Works With MST 
Fulton County, Ga., sees juvenile probation differently than many and brought in Multisystemic Therapy to help. Read more
 
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Investing in Youth by Investing in Multisystemic Therapy  
Dr. Tony Haire and his wife, Mrs. Denise, wanted to help their Fayetteville, N.C., community. They found a way through Multisystemic Therapy. Read more.
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How to Be an Effective Provider of Multisystemic Therapy
Ever wondered how an MST model purveyor can best carry out his or her mission? By listening and creating open paths of communicationRead more.
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This Story Has A Sad Ending 
This is a story of a young man who needed help and never received it. It's a tale that happens every day. With MST the ending could be different. Read more