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The Catalyst Group, LLC Adolescent Residential Treatment Initiative I Mua Mau Ohana Project Preliminary Findings Richard Kim, Ph.D. 03/03/2005 Funded by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Catalyst Group, LLC Data Collection From Sept. 2002 to Oct. 2004 152 intake assessments completed 105 three-month assessments 78 six-month assessments
The Catalyst Group, LLC Instrument Utilized the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) Core Version GAIN also contains SAMHSA Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Instrument
The Catalyst Group, LLC Demographics Gender: 68% male, 32% female, 1% TG Average age = 16 years old Ethnicity: 61% Native Hawaiian, 41% Caucasian, 36% Asian, 34% other Pacific Islander, and 26% Hispanic (many multi-ethnic) Past 12 months living with: 83% parent(s) Treatment prior to intake: –60% received treatment before; average=1.3 admissions –57% felt they needed treatment
The Catalyst Group, LLC Criminal Justice Involvement 86% had lifetime arrests
The Catalyst Group, LLC Education & Employment 88% of youth were enrolled in school or training Only 6% reported engaging in some type of “non-full-time work”
The Catalyst Group, LLC Substance Problem Scales
The Catalyst Group, LLC Psychological Disorders- Behavioral Complexity Indices
The Catalyst Group, LLC Psychological Disorders- Internal Mental Distress Indices
The Catalyst Group, LLC Characteristics of Youth Who Could Not Be Followed Up More likely to: –be males –live with a separated or single parent –be in the custody of a correctional or treatment institution –have received previous treatment –have higher rates of arrests and days in detention –report greater ICE use.
The Catalyst Group, LLC Summary Youth mostly Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Youth at intake showed high levels of criminal justice involvement, substance use, and both internal and external behavior problems. Significant reduction in arrests Significant reduction in substance use and related substance problems Significant reduction in psychological disorder indices; temporary increase in Depression
The Catalyst Group, LLC Contact Info Richard Kim, Ph.D. The Catalyst Group, LLC 770 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 414 Honolulu, HI 96813-5257 office:(808) 593. 1998 fax:(808) 593. 1995 email@example.com
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