Michael S Robbins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the research-practice gap in adolescent substance abuse treatment: the case of brief strategic family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:123-32. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Brief strategic family therapy: an empirically-validated intervention for reducing adolescent behavior problems]
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, USA
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 57:381-400. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
  4. pmc Brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers: a multi-site effectiveness study
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:269-78. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent and parent alliances with therapists in Brief Strategic Family Therapy with drug-using Hispanic adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:316-28. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of family functioning on family racial socialization processes
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:313-20. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and parent therapeutic alliances as predictors of dropout in multidimensional family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:108-16. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in family functioning in grandparent and parent-headed households in a clinical sample of drug-using African American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:84-100. 2006
  9. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Alliance and dropout in family therapy for adolescents with behavior problems: individual and systemic effects
    Michael S Robbins
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:534-44. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the research-practice gap in adolescent substance abuse treatment: the case of brief strategic family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:123-32. 2002
    ..In particular, this discussion explores how 3 critical aspects of community treatment programs--program philosophy, program structure, and cost/funding--influence the blending of BSFT into community treatment practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Brief strategic family therapy: an empirically-validated intervention for reducing adolescent behavior problems]
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, USA
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 57:381-400. 2008
    ..BSFT theory and interventions cover four broad domains: joining with family members and the family system, assessing problematic family interactions, creating a motivational context for change, and restructuring family interactions...
  3. doi request reprint The efficacy of structural ecosystems therapy with drug-abusing/dependent African American and Hispanic American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:51-61. 2008
    ..However, these improvements were limited to Hispanic adolescents. The study demonstrates the importance of investigating changes in adolescent drug use as a result of treatment condition across more than 1 racial/ethnic group...
  4. pmc Brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers: a multi-site effectiveness study
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:269-78. 2009
    ..This paper describes the following aspects of the study: specific aims, research design and study organization, assessment of primary and secondary outcomes, study treatments, data analysis plan, and data monitoring and safety reporting...
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent and parent alliances with therapists in Brief Strategic Family Therapy with drug-using Hispanic adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:316-28. 2008
    ..Clinical implications are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of family functioning on family racial socialization processes
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:313-20. 2007
    ..Research and clinical implications are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and parent therapeutic alliances as predictors of dropout in multidimensional family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:108-16. 2006
    ..These findings are consistent with other research that has established a relationship between therapeutic alliance and treatment response...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in family functioning in grandparent and parent-headed households in a clinical sample of drug-using African American adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:84-100. 2006
    ..Primary caregivers in grandparent-headed households reported less monitoring and supervision of peers and less within-family conflict. Implications for treatment are discussed...
  9. pmc Equivalence of family functioning and externalizing behaviors in adolescent substance users of different race/ethnicity
    Daniel J Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S113-24. 2010
    ..This possibility highlights the importance of considering differing baseline characteristics of subgroups prior to assessing differential treatment effectiveness to prevent confounding...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alliance and dropout in family therapy for adolescents with behavior problems: individual and systemic effects
    Michael S Robbins
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:534-44. 2003
    ..These findings highlight the importance of alliances in functional family therapy and suggest that how the alliance operates in conjoint family therapy may be a function of systemic rather than of individual processes...
  11. pmc Structural ecosystems therapy for HIV-seropositive African American women: effects on psychological distress, family hassles, and family support
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:288-303. 2004
    ..Implications for further intervention development are discussed...
  12. pmc Therapist adherence in brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abusers
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:43-53. 2011
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  13. pmc Brief strategic family therapy versus treatment as usual: results of a multisite randomized trial for substance using adolescents
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:713-27. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of brief strategic family therapy (BSFT; an evidence-based family therapy) compared to treatment as usual (TAU) as provided in community-based adolescent outpatient drug abuse programs...
  14. pmc Concordance among biological, interview, and self-report measures of drug use among African American and Hispanic adolescents referred for drug abuse treatment
    Frank R Dillon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:404-13. 2005
    ..Implications for future use and refinement of adolescent drug use assessments are discussed...
  15. pmc Transporting clinical research to community settings: designing and conducting a multisite trial of brief strategic family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 5:54-61. 2010
    ..To meet these challenges, the collaborative team drew on lessons and practices from efficacy, effectiveness, and implementation research...
  16. pmc Brief strategic family therapy: lessons learned in efficacy research and challenges to blending research and practice
    Daniel A Santisteban
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Center for Family Studies, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 45:259-71. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Reductions in anxiety and depression symptoms in youth receiving substance use treatment
    Viviana E Horigian
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
    Am J Addict 22:329-37. 2013
    ..This paper examines the prevalence and reductions of anxiety and depression symptoms among youth receiving substance use treatment...
  18. pmc Principles for defining adverse events in behavioral intervention research: lessons from a family-focused adolescent drug abuse trial
    Viviana E Horigian
    Center for Family Studies, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33155, USA
    Clin Trials 7:58-68. 2010
    ..Behavioral intervention research has lagged behind biomedical research in developing principles for defining, categorizing, identifying, reporting, and monitoring adverse events and unanticipated problems...
  19. pmc A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance abuse relapse prevention
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:227-34. 2010
    ..Substance abuse in women with HIV/AIDS overshadows other priorities, including health care. Substance abuse may cause women to avoid health care systems and not adhere to their medication regimen...
  20. pmc Statistical issues in multisite effectiveness trials: the case of brief strategic family therapy for adolescent drug abuse treatment
    Daniel J Feaster
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA
    Clin Trials 1:428-39. 2004
    ..Details of these effects and their implications for the statistical design are presented...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in comorbidity among substance-abusing adolescents referred to outpatient therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:394-401. 2002
    ..To examine differences in psychiatric comorbidity between African-American and Hispanic substance-abusing adolescents referred for outpatient therapy...

Research Grants3

  1. Involving Parents in Adolescent Drug Abuse Treatment
    Michael Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..HLM analyses will enable a comparison of differences in the trajectories of therapeutic processes between Dropouts and Completers. ..