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Unformatted text preview: justice and measures of family functioning. Independent variables will include treatment group assignment, ethnicity of youth, previous arrests, gender of youth, and measures of family structure. Measures will be taken prior to starting treatment (baseline), six weeks after treatment begins, upon completion of treatment, and six months after treatment was completed. Multiple linear and logistic regressions will be used to determine the variables’ impact on the outcome measures. A qualitative component will also include a phenomenological study of the experience of ten families throughout treatment, interviewed at the six week and again at the six-month period. The focus will be parent and youth perceptions of the benefits and limitations of FFT. The study has important implications for evidence-based practices as implemented in community settings with diverse families....
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