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Youth and Family Wellness Project (YFWP) Early Evaluation Data. Jody L. Kamon , PhD Evidence Based Solutions, LLC [email protected] Evaluation. X = Counseling client● = Other programs. Texas Christian University’s Desire for Help Scale. You need help in dealing with your drug use.

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Youth and family wellness project yfwp early evaluation data

Youth and Family Wellness Project (YFWP) Early Evaluation Data

Jody L. Kamon, PhD

Evidence Based Solutions, LLC

[email protected]


Evaluation

Evaluation

X = Counseling client● = Other programs


Texas christian university s desire for help scale

Texas Christian University’s Desire for Help Scale

  • You need help in dealing with your drug use.

  • It is urgent that you find help immediately for your drug use. 

  • You are tired of the problems caused by drugs.

  •  You will give up your friends and hangouts to solve your drug problems. 

  • You can quit using drugs without any help. 

  • Your life has gone out of control.

  • You want to get your life straightened out.

  • 1 = Disagree Strongly to 5 = Agree Strongly


Self sufficiency matrix snohomish self sufficiency task force 2004 o connell et al 2003

Self Sufficiency Matrix (Snohomish Self Sufficiency Task Force, 2004; O’Connell et al., 2003)

  • Considers the “whole person’s" wellness (recovery) capital across the following domains:

    HousingBasic Needs

    TransportationHealth Insurance

    Social Physical Health

    FamilyAlcohol and other drug use

    Legal Mental Health

    EducationEmployment

    Life SkillsSafety

  • A Wellness Plan is developed based on SSM results.

  • Our SSM has been modified to include domains and language relevant to youth. We have also created a family version.


Enrollment from january through september 2010

Enrollment from January through September, 2010

  • 192 participants enrolled in Y1

  • 18.6 (SD = 1.6) years of age

  • 54% male

  • 11.3 (SD = 1.3) years of education

  • 71% screened positive for co-occurring disorders at intake


Enrollment from january through september 20101

Enrollment from January through September, 2010

  • 76% White

  • 11% More than 1 race

  • 6% Black or African American

  • 2% American Indian

  • 1% Asian

  • 1% Native Hawaiian

  • 3% Latino


Rates of substance use and co occurring screening

Rates of Substance Use and Co-occurring Screening


Engagement desire for help at intake

Engagement:Desire for Help at Intake


Any alcohol use

Any Alcohol Use

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for counseling services

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for other services


Alcohol use to intoxication

Alcohol Use to Intoxication

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for counseling services

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for other services


Illegal drug use

Illegal Drug Use

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for counseling services

  • = clients who entered Spectrum for other services


Ssm scores intake to 6 month follow ups n 67

SSM Scores Intake to 6 Month Follow-Ups (n = 67)


Recovery management check ups rmcs

Recovery Management Check Ups (RMCs)

*Time window to obtain RMC still open.


Gain q scale scores for rmc clients

GAIN Q Scale Scores for RMC clients


Summary work in progress

Summary: Work in Progress

  • Regardless of “service door” within Spectrum, 71% of young adults screen positive for co-occurring disorders.

  • Young adults do not report a strong desire for help although they would like to “straighten their life out.”


Summary work in progress1

Summary: Work in Progress

  • Rates of young adults using alcohol remain consistent but the number of days to intoxication decreases among clients entering through counseling door.

  • Rates of illegal drug use decrease overall, which is reflected in the significant decreases of illegal drug use among clients entering through counseling door.


Summary work in progress2

Summary: Work in Progress

  • Key areas of recovery capital that significantly improve in the first 6 months include transportation, job skills, life skills, family, and alcohol and drug use

  • Able to connect with over 25% of young adults eligible for RMCs.

  • The further young adults are from treatment, the greater the regression to baseline.


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