Multiple-Family Group Intervention for Incarcerated Adolescents and Their Families: A Pilot Project
Keiley, Margaret K., Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
The Multiple-Family Group Intervention (MFGI) was developed to address the need for an effective and yet affordable treatment for reducing recidivism for incarcerated adolescents and altering the families' coercive interactional patterns from an affect regulation and attachment perspective. The 8-week MFGI program was conducted in two Indiana juvenile correctional institutions. The research study utilized pre- and postintervention assessments and a 6-month follow-up assessment. Data from both male (n = 43) and female (n = 30) adolescents were combined, yielding a total sample of 140 respondents (73 adolescents, 67 caretakers). The 6-month follow-up assessment indicated a recidivism rate …
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Publication information: Article title: Multiple-Family Group Intervention for Incarcerated Adolescents and Their Families: A Pilot Project. Contributors: Keiley, Margaret K. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Volume: 33. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2007. Page number: 106+. © Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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