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Parenting & Family Research Center


Dual Treatment Study

Principal Investigator Ron Prinz. Co-investigators Nancy Petry and Amanda Fairchild

Funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, this randomized clinical trial addresses strategies for enhancing treatment when parents in the child protective services system are challenged by substance abuse problems. The study is being conducted in collaboration with LRADAC, a behavioral health outpatient facility. Of interest are treatment benefits for the parents and the children both short-term and 18 months after start of programming.