Download only This Advisory is based on TIP 39, Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Family Therapy. It surveys basic factors for programs and providers to consider when implementing family-related therapy approaches, goals and processes for conducting effective family counseling, and resources for further learning about family therapy techniques and models. Publication ID PEP20-02-02-016 Publication Date January 2021 Format Advisory Download Advisory: The Importance of Family Therapy in Substance Use Disorder Treatment PDF 446.33 KB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Population Group Adolescents as Population Group Children as Population Group Families Females Racial & Ethnic Groups You May Also Be Interested In Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39: Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Family Therapy This newly updated Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) helps providers and administrators better understand how to include families in substance use disorder treatment and services. This TIP, first published in 2004, has been revised to reflect new research and developments. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 26: Treating Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults This updated TIP is designed to help providers and others better understand how to identify, manage, and prevent substance misuse in older adults. The TIP describes the unique ways in which the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD) manifest in older adults; drug and alcohol use disorder screening tools, assessments, and treatments specifically tailored for older clients' needs; the interaction between SUDs and cognitive impairment; and strategies to help providers improve their older clients' social functioning and overall wellness. TIP 35: Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Use Disorder Treatment This updated TIP includes the latest evidence on motivation-enhancing approaches and strategies. It describes how substance use disorder treatment providers can use these approaches and strategies to increase participation and retention in substance use disorder treatment. TIP 42: Substance Use Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders This updated (March 2020) TIP is intended to provide addiction counselors and other providers, supervisors, and administrators with the latest science in the screening, assessment, diagnosis, and management of co-occurring disorders (CODs). TIP 59: Improving Cultural Competence This guide helps professional care providers and administrators understand the role of culture in the delivery of mental health and substance use services. It describes cultural competence and discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations. TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. The TIP also helps administrators, program managers, and clinical supervisors foster a culturally responsive environment for American Indian and Alaska Native clients. Specific topic areas include workforce development strategies, program and professional development considerations, and culturally responsive policies and procedures.