Program Profile: Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT)

This program seeks to reduce substance use and problem behaviors of youths with substance use disorders.
Date Modified: May 6, 2022

n 2012, Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) received a final program rating of Effective based on a review of three studies by Liddle and colleagues (2001; 2008; 2009). In 2021, CrimeSolutions conducted a re-review of studies by Rigter and colleagues (2013), van der Pol and colleagues (2018), and Liddle and colleagues (2018), using the updated CrimeSolutions Program Scoring Instrument. This review resulted in the program receiving a new rating of Promising.

Date Created: September 21, 2012