MDFT Training Materials

Treatment Manuals

Multidimensionale Familientherapie: Jugendliche bei Drogenmissbrauch und Verhaltensproblemen wirksam behandeln. Birgit Spohr, Andreas Gantner, Jeanine Bobbink, & Howard A. Liddle (2011). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse: Clinician’s Manual. Howard A. Liddle (2009). Center City, MN: Hazelden Publishing Co.

Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis UsersCannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Series, Volume 5. Howard A. Liddle (2002). Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.


Training Videos

Multidimensional Family Therapy: A Research-Proven, Innovative Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse (2014). DVD and streaming access available for purchase from Alexander Street Press..

APA PsycCritiques reviewed this DVD! Read the review here. Watch an excerpt of the video here.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Family-based Multidimensional Approach (2009). Clinician’s Manual available online for free and DVD/manual combo available for purchase from Hazelden Publishing Co.

Multidimensional Family Therapy (2009). DVD available for purchase from American Psychological Association.


Intro to MDFT (10 minutes; in Dutch, English subtitles)

This 10-minute film presents an overview of MDFT. Produced by MDFT Trainers in the Netherlands, the video presents the perspectives of MDFT trainers, supervisors, therapists, juvenile justice collaborators, and family members themselves.

More MDFT videos can be found on our YouTube page.