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Message ID: 9068
Date: 2012-01-05

Author:Raelene Freitag

Subject:RE: substance abuse

I am not familiar with research on motivational “therapy” but since there is overlap with motivational “interviewing” this may be of interest: There is a nice review in the APSAC Advisor, Vol 21 (2) spring 2009 by Melinda Hohman and Lisa Salisbury. They point out that there is substantial positive evidence for MI with substance abuse in general, but that there have been very few CCTs related to child welfare involved families. These include Carroll and colleagues 2001, Ogle & Baer, 2003, Mullins, Suarez, Ondersma & Page (2004) Two of these found some increase in attending a first session, but no major difference long term. Whether MT vs MI produces longer term benefits I have no info, but it’s a very good questions! Raelene Freitag MSW, Ph.D. Director Children's Research Center 426 S. Yellowstone Drive Madison, WI 53719 608-831-1180 www.nccd-crc.org CRC is a nonprofit social research organization and division of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency Please do not send any identifying or confidential information (names, birthdates) via Email. It is possible for third parties to intercept information transmitted in an Email. Case or referral numbers (but not social security numbers) may be included where necessary. Intercepting persons cannot use these numbers to identify a client unless they have access to the host application or database. From: bounce-39098424-13366172@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-39098424-13366172@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Todd McDonald Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 9:45 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers; child-maltreatment-research-l@cornell.edu Subject: substance abuse We are trying to develop new programming for families with substance abuse problems. Are there any innovative programs or evidence based options we should consider? We work mostly with parents and their children in foster care. Does motivational therapy work with this population? We are interested in published and unpublished reports and programs. TM

I am not familiar with research on motivational “therapy” but since there is overlap with motivational “interviewing” this may be of interest: There is a nice review in the APSAC Advisor, Vol 21 (2) spring 2009 by Melinda Hohman and Lisa Salisbury. They point out that there is substantial positive evidence for MI with substance abuse in general, but that there have been very few CCTs related to child welfare involved families. These include Carroll and colleagues 2001, Ogle & Baer, 2003, Mullins, Suarez, Ondersma & Page (2004) Two of these found some increase in attending a first session, but no major difference long term. Whether MT vs MI produces longer term benefits I have no info, but it’s a very good questions! Raelene Freitag MSW, Ph.D. Director Children's Research Center 426 S. Yellowstone Drive Madison, WI 53719 608-831-1180 www.nccd-crc.org CRC is a nonprofit social research organization and division of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency Please do not send any identifying or confidential information (names, birthdates) via Email. It is possible for third parties to intercept information transmitted in an Email. Case or referral numbers (but not social security numbers) may be included where necessary. Intercepting persons cannot use these numbers to identify a client unless they have access to the host application or database. From: bounce-39098424-13366172list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-39098424-13366172list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Todd McDonald Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 9:45 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers; child-maltreatment-research-lcornell.edu Subject: substance abuse We are trying to develop new programming for families with substance abuse problems. Are there any innovative programs or evidence based options we should consider? We work mostly with parents and their children in foster care. Does motivational therapy work with this population? We are interested in published and unpublished reports and programs. TM