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White Papers

 

How to Successfully Start an MST Program How to Successfully Start an MST Program

 

Bringing an MST program to your area or agency is much like starting any business. Read this white paper to find out what steps you need to take to ensure the program starts strong and has the ingredients for long term success.

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Family-based Solutions for Child Abuse and NeglectFamily-based Solutions for Child Abuse and Neglect

 

Read this white paper to learn how complex it can be to work with a family experiencing child abuse, neglect, or substance abuse, the importance of family-based approaches to treatment and results of a randomized clinical trial.

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Investing in Social Impact BondsInvesting in Social Impact Bonds

 

Read this white paper to learn about Social Impact Bonds, including how they can help to fund expansion of evidence-based programs and help to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and a detailed cost-and-benefit analysis.

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Combatting Racial Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System with MSTCombatting Racial Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System with MST

 

Read this white paper to learn how and why minority youth are disproportionately involved with the juvenile justice system. Learn about the outcomes of research with black and Latino youth and how MST can positively impact minority youth involved in the justice system.

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MST is a Proven Treatment for Substance Abusing TeensMST is a Proven Treatment for Substance Abusing Teens

 

Read this white paper to learn how MST is a top tier research-based intervention for reducing and eliminating substance abuse among teens, how MST therapists work with families to help remove their teens from problematic peer groups and support involvement in more age- appropriate pro-social activities, and how outcomes are predictable when you implement MST with fidelity.

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What Makes MST EffectiveWhat Makes MST Such an Effective Intervention?

 

Read this white paper to find out how MST works, the philosophy behind keeping kids in their home instead of sending them to lockup, and the importance of delivering services with fidelity.

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Top Ten Funding ConsiderationsThe Top Ten Funding Considerations for Starting an MST Program

 

If you are considering starting an MST team, this is a must-read white paper. It reviews the critical areas you need to consider in order to get a program off the ground and to ensure its long-term success.

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How to Fund an MST ProgramHow to Fund an MST Program

 

The MST approach to putting juvenile offenders on the right path has been shown to be extremely effective in terms of its success rate, decrease in crime and keeping down costs. The question becomes how can communities and organizations pay for MST programs? This white paper provides the answer.

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Multisystemic Therapy is a Cost-Effective InterventionMultisystemic Therapy is a Cost-Effective Intervention

 

Read this white paper to learn about Missouri Delinquency Project findings on MST, how a dollar spent on MST returned $1.18 to taxpayers, and about a family's experience with MST vs. individual therapy.

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MST Works for Juvenile Offenders and Their SiblingsMST Works for Juvenile Offenders and Their Siblings

 

Read this success story to learn how MST is proven to reduce recidivism rates of siblings, produces cost-savings of $5.04 for every dollar spent, and how positive results last 25 years post treatment.

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