Jose Szapocznik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Brief strategic family therapy: engaging drug using/problem behavior adolescents and their families in treatment
    Jose Szapocznik
    Brief Strategic Family Therapy Institute, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 28:206-23. 2013
  2. pmc Stimulant reduction intervention using dosed exercise (STRIDE) - CTN 0037: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Madhukar H Trivedi
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9119, USA
    Trials 12:206. 2011
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative effects on family functioning from psychosocial treatments: a recommendation for expanded safety monitoring
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:468-78. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse in African American and Hispanic adolescents: culture, development, and behavior
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 3:77-105. 2007
  6. pmc The impact of the built environment on children's school conduct grades: the role of diversity of use in a Hispanic neighborhood
    Jose Szapocznik
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Center for Family Studies, 1425 NW 10th Ave, Room 207, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:299-310. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Outpatient drug abuse treatment for Hispanic adolescents
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S54-63. 2006
  8. pmc The relationship of built environment to perceived social support and psychological distress in Hispanic elders: the role of "eyes on the street"
    Scott C Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1420 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, UISA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:234-46. 2009
  9. pmc The relationship of neighborhood climate to perceived social support and mental health in older Hispanic immigrants in Miami, Florida
    Scott C Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Ave Rm 210 B, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Aging Health 21:431-59. 2009
  10. pmc Developmental trajectories of acculturation in Hispanic adolescents: associations with family functioning and adolescent risk behavior
    Seth J Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Child Dev 84:1355-72. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Built Environment & Hispanic Elders' Health
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. FLORIDA NODE OF THE DRUG ABUSE CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. FLORIDA NODE OF THE DRUG ABUSE CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Families Preventing HIV in Hispanic Adolescents
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. BUILT ENVIRONMENT & HISPANIC ELDERS' BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. CLINICAL PROCESSES IN DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION
    J Coatsworth; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. doi request reprint Brief strategic family therapy: engaging drug using/problem behavior adolescents and their families in treatment
    Jose Szapocznik
    Brief Strategic Family Therapy Institute, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 28:206-23. 2013
    ..Research evidence for efficacy and effectiveness is also presented...
  2. pmc Stimulant reduction intervention using dosed exercise (STRIDE) - CTN 0037: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Madhukar H Trivedi
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9119, USA
    Trials 12:206. 2011
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Negative effects on family functioning from psychosocial treatments: a recommendation for expanded safety monitoring
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:468-78. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is important to conduct further research to determine whether safety studies should be required for psychosocial treatments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Drug abuse in African American and Hispanic adolescents: culture, development, and behavior
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 3:77-105. 2007
    ..However, each of these groups encompasses considerable genetic, historical, social, and cultural heterogeneity. Investigation across such diversity will yield a more complete picture of the human condition...
  6. pmc The impact of the built environment on children's school conduct grades: the role of diversity of use in a Hispanic neighborhood
    Jose Szapocznik
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Center for Family Studies, 1425 NW 10th Ave, Room 207, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:299-310. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that public policy targeting the built environment may be a mechanism for community-based interventions to enhance children's classroom conduct, and potentially related sequelae...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outpatient drug abuse treatment for Hispanic adolescents
    Jose Szapocznik
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S54-63. 2006
    ..Family-based approaches, which typically appear to be most efficacious with adolescents in general, may also have the greatest potential to treat drug abuse in Hispanic adolescents...
  8. pmc The relationship of built environment to perceived social support and psychological distress in Hispanic elders: the role of "eyes on the street"
    Scott C Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1420 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, UISA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:234-46. 2009
    ..A population-based study examined whether architectural features of the built environment theorized to promote observations and social interactions (e.g., porches, windows) predict Hispanic elders' psychological distress...
  9. pmc The relationship of neighborhood climate to perceived social support and mental health in older Hispanic immigrants in Miami, Florida
    Scott C Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Ave Rm 210 B, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Aging Health 21:431-59. 2009
    ..This study examines the relationship of neighborhood climate (i.e., neighborhood social environment) to perceived social support and mental health outcomes in older Hispanic immigrants...
  10. pmc Developmental trajectories of acculturation in Hispanic adolescents: associations with family functioning and adolescent risk behavior
    Seth J Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Child Dev 84:1355-72. 2013
    ..Results are discussed regarding acculturation trajectories, adolescent risk behavior, and the mediating role of family functioning. ..
  11. pmc Ecodevelopmental x intrapersonal risk: substance use and sexual behavior in Hispanic adolescents
    Guillermo J Prado
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:45-61. 2009
    ..Implications for intervention development are discussed in terms of these Hispanic adolescent subgroups...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV+ African-American women and drug abuse relapse
    Daniel J Feaster
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 49:204-19. 2010
    ..Whereas SET did not specifically address substance abuse, SET indirectly protected at-risk women from relapse through reductions in family hassles...
  14. pmc Do therapist cultural characteristics influence the outcome of substance abuse treatment for Spanish-speaking adults?
    Lourdes Suarez-Morales
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Center for Family Studies, 1425 NW 10 Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:199-205. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of the results of the main effectiveness trial and of psychotherapy research with ethnic minority populations, in particular Hispanic minorities...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a parent-centered intervention in preventing substance use and HIV risk behaviors in Hispanic adolescents
    Guillermo Prado
    Center for Family Studies, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:914-26. 2007
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. pmc School, family, and peer factors and their association with substance use in Hispanic adolescents
    Barbara Lopez
    Miller School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Miami, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Prim Prev 30:622-41. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Familias Unidas: the efficacy of an intervention to promote parental investment in Hispanic immigrant families
    Hilda Pantin
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Prev Sci 4:189-201. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that Familias Unidas is efficacious in promoting protection and reducing risk for adolescent problem behaviors in poor immigrant Hispanic families...
  20. pmc Walk Score®: associations with purposive walking in recent Cuban immigrants
    Scott C Brown
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:202-6. 2013
    ..Walk Score® is a nationally and publicly available metric of neighborhood walkability based on proximity to amenities (e.g., retail, food, schools). However, few studies have examined the relationship of Walk Score to walking behavior...
  21. pmc The relationship of perceived neighborhood social climate to walking in Hispanic older adults: a longitudinal, cross-lagged panel analysis
    Scott C Brown
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Aging Health 23:1325-51. 2011
    ..This study examines possible bidirectional relationships between neighborhood climate (i.e., perceived neighborhood social environment) and walking behavior across a 12-month period in older Hispanics...
  22. doi request reprint Some evidence for multidimensional biculturalism: confirmatory factor analysis and measurement invariance analysis on the Bicultural Involvement Questionnaire-Short Version
    Xiaohui Guo
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:22-31. 2009
    ..Measurement invariance analyses revealed stability of the factor structure, as well as some measurement differences, between adolescents and their guardians. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  23. pmc Religious involvement, coping, social support, and psychological distress in HIV-seropositive African American mothers
    Guillermo Prado
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:221-35. 2004
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint The prevention of HIV transmission in Hispanic adolescents
    Guillermo Prado
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street HLS II 597, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:S43-53. 2006
    ..Seven specific recommendations are advanced in areas that have the potential to further the field of HIV prevention for Hispanic adolescents...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. pmc The role of family functioning in the stress process of dementia caregivers: a structural family framework
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 46:97-105. 2006
    ..We theorized family functioning to partially mediate the relationship between objective burden and distress and to significantly account for the prediction of distress beyond well-recognized predictors...
  29. pmc Depressive symptoms, social support, and walking among Hispanic older adults
    Tatiana Perrino
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    J Aging Health 23:974-93. 2011
    ..This study examined whether social support moderated the relationship of depressive symptoms to walking behavior among 217 community-dwelling, Hispanic older adults...
  30. pmc Longitudinal relationships between cognitive functioning and depressive symptoms among Hispanic older adults
    Tatiana Perrino
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Room 211, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P309-17. 2008
    ..Findings suggest that cognitive declines may predict depressive symptoms in community-dwelling Hispanic older adults...
  31. pmc Adapting the structural family systems rating to assess the patterns of interaction in families of dementia caregivers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 N W 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 45:445-55. 2005
    ..This article presents the development of the SFSR-Dementia Caregiver adaptation (SFSR-DC) and examines relationships between specific family-interaction patterns and caregiver distress...
  32. doi request reprint Perceived context of reception among recent Hispanic immigrants: Conceptualization, instrument development, and preliminary validation
    Seth J Schwartz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 20:1-15. 2014
    ..Results are discussed in terms of perceived context of reception as a new and emerging construct. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  33. pmc Beyond acculturation: an investigation of the relationship of familism and parenting to behavior problems in Hispanic youth
    Daniel A Santisteban
    Center of Excellence in Health Disparities Research, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, FL 33124, USA
    Fam Process 51:470-82. 2012
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of existing research and clinical developments in the treatment of Hispanic adolescents and families...
  34. pmc Substance use and sexual behavior among recent Hispanic immigrant adolescents: effects of parent-adolescent differential acculturation and communication
    Seth J Schwartz
    University of Miami, Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, 1425 N W 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:S26-34. 2012
    ..We used an expanded, multidimensional model of acculturation...
  35. pmc The relationship between depressive symptoms and walking among Hispanic older adults: a longitudinal, cross-lagged panel analysis
    Tatiana Perrino
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:211-9. 2010
    ..This study examines the relationship between depressive symptoms and walking behavior across 30 months in a prospective study of 217 community-dwelling, Hispanic older adults in Miami, Florida (ages 70-100 years)...
  36. pmc The efficacy of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence with African American women
    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
    J Fam Psychol 24:51-9. 2010
    ..Family hassles were also significantly reduced by SET, though the effect of SET on medication adherence did not appear related to this change in family hassles...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. pmc Issues in designing and implementing a Spanish-language multi-site clinical trial
    Lourdes Suarez-Morales
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Addict 16:206-15. 2007
    ..To encourage similar research, strategies are described that were developed by the study team to meet these challenges...
  39. pmc Relational factors and family treatment engagement among low-income, HIV-positive African American mothers
    Victoria B Mitrani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, USA
    Fam Process 42:31-45. 2003
    ..003) and mother's desire for involvement with family (p < .018) were differentially related to family treatment engagement in low- versus high-support families. Implications for clinical practice and future research are discussed...
  40. pmc A program of research with Hispanic and African American families: three decades of intervention development and testing influenced by the changing cultural context of Miami
    Joan A Muir
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:285-303. 2004
    ..Future directions and challenges for working with poor, inner-city minority families are addressed...
  41. 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...
  42. pmc Efficacy of brief strategic family therapy in modifying Hispanic adolescent behavior problems and substance use
    Daniel A Santisteban
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:121-33. 2003
    ..These results extend prior findings on the efficacy of family interventions to a difficult to treat Hispanic adolescent sample...
  43. pmc Implementing rapid HIV testing with or without risk-reduction counseling in drug treatment centers: results of a randomized trial
    Lisa R Metsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1160-7. 2012
    ..We examined the effectiveness of risk reduction counseling and the role of on-site HIV testing in drug treatment...
  44. 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...
  45. pmc Ecodevelopmental HIV prevention programs for Hispanic adolescents
    Hilda Pantin
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:545-58. 2004
    ..Principles for designing prevention programs to offset these risks are offered on the basis of an ecodevelopmental HIV prevention program that has been developed and is currently being tested...
  46. 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...
  47. pmc Built environment and physical functioning in Hispanic elders: the role of "eyes on the street"
    Scott C Brown
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Family Studies, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1300-7. 2008
    ..Research on neighborhood effects increasingly includes the influences of the built environment on health and social well-being...
  48. pmc Partnerships for the design, conduct, and analysis of effectiveness, and implementation research: experiences of the prevention science and methodology group
    C Hendricks Brown
    Prevention Science Methodology Group, Center for Family Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Third Floor, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 39:301-16. 2012
    ..We draw on social networks to studying partnership formation and function. The experience of the Prevention Science and Methodology Group, which itself is a networked partnership between scientists and methodologists, is highlighted...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Addressing the challenges and opportunities for today's youth: toward an integrative model and its implications for research and intervention
    Seth J Schwartz
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Prim Prev 28:117-44. 2007
    ....
  52. pmc Rethinking the concept of acculturation: implications for theory and research
    Seth J Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am Psychol 65:237-51. 2010
    ..The new perspective on acculturation presented in this article is intended to yield a fuller understanding of complex acculturation processes and their relationships to contextual and individual functioning...
  53. ncbi request reprint Validation of the acculturative stress inventory for children
    Lourdes Suarez-Morales
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 13:216-24. 2007
    ..In addition, sufficient estimates of convergent, discriminant, and predictive validity were obtained. Implications for future research of acculturative stress in children involving the ASIC are discussed...
  54. pmc The effect of a family therapy and technology-based intervention on caregiver depression
    Carl Eisdorfer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1695 N W 9th Avenue, Suite 3204, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 43:521-31. 2003
    ....
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in adolescent drug abuse
    Viviana E Horigian
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, 1425 NW 10th Avenue, Room 215, FL 33136, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 17:469-98. 2006
    ..Finally, we present the treatment and model programs of prevention that were tested specifically with ethnic groups ranked by the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs...
  58. pmc Multilevel models to identify contextual effects on individual group member outcomes: a family example
    Daniel Feaster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St 1059, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 50:167-83. 2011
    ..Example data include measures of hassles and coping adequacy of inner city, poor, African American new mothers, and their family members...
  59. ncbi request reprint Enrolling and retaining mothers of substance-exposed infants in drug abuse treatment
    Gayle A Dakof
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:764-72. 2003
    ..The Engaging Moms Program has considerable promise in facilitating treatment entry and short-term retention, but it did not influence long-term retention...

Research Grants30

  1. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Variables in the primary analyses will be continuously distributed. Growth curves will be estimated using growth curve methodology in a structural equations framework using Mplus 3. ..
  2. Built Environment & Hispanic Elders' Health
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The impact of time-varying built environment changes on health outcomes will be estimated using both time-varying covariates in the latent growth curve framework and autoregressive models. ..
  3. FLORIDA NODE OF THE DRUG ABUSE CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A concept, ideally suited for the CTN, proposes to test two strategies in the dissemination of an efficacious HIV intervention. ..
  4. FLORIDA NODE OF THE DRUG ABUSE CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A concept, ideally suited for the CTN, proposes to test two strategies in the disseminationof an efficacious HIV intervention. ..
  5. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Variables in the primary analyses will be continuously distributed. Growth curves will be estimated using growth curve methodology in a structural equations framework using Mplus 3. ..
  6. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Variables in the primary analyses will be continuously distributed. Growth curves will be estimated using growth curve methodology in a structural equations framework using Mplus 3. ..
  7. Families Preventing HIV in Hispanic Adolescents
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..HLM will be used for growth curve analysis of the three conditions over the 5 time points (Baseline, 6, 12, 24, and 36 months post baseline). ..
  8. BUILT ENVIRONMENT & HISPANIC ELDERS' BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings will be disseminated at three conferences focusing on the project in addition to submitting technical papers to be presented at professional meetings and to refereed journals. ..
  9. Hispanics, built environment & metabolic syndrome
    Jose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Variables in the primary analyses will be continuously distributed. Growth curves will be estimated using growth curve methodology in a structural equations framework using Mplus 3. ..
  10. CLINICAL PROCESSES IN DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION
    J Coatsworth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Microsequential analyses will be used to elucidate the immediate (speech act level) relationships between in-session clinician interventions and participant behaviors. ..