Gayle Dakof, PhD, is director of MDFT International and a research associate professor of public health sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in both Florida and California. Dr. Dakof studies the development and testing of behavioral interventions directed toward preventing and treating substance abuse, child maltreatment, delinquency, and criminality.
Residential treatment has typically been the recommended intervention for youth presenting with the most severe co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Residential treatment is commonly indicated for such youth who have not responded to ...
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