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Minnesota Guard veterans get help in their return to family life through the ADAPT program, which was designed in consultation with Marion Forgatch and based on PMTO.

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Implementation Sciences International, Inc. (ISII) is a research-based, non-profit organization providing training for community practitioners in Parent Management Training – the Oregon Model (PMTO™).

ISII is an affiliate organization of Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC) based in Eugene, Oregon. For more than four decades, OSLC scientists have developed and tested a theory-based program to treat and prevent conduct and associated behavior problems in children and adolescents. During the last decade, the focus has shifted to developing and evaluating implementation of the PMTO intervention. ISII is the vehicle through which we bring an empirically supported  treatment program from the research setting into the “real world.” ISII has formed a network of clinical and prevention scientists and practitioners who are committed to extending PMTO to families with children and adolescents with behavioral problems.
The network comprises professionals from North and South America and Europe. They represent the disciplines of social work, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, and school psychology. They all apply PMTO to help families with youngsters with problems ranging from noncompliance to delinquency to substance abuse.

ISII has trained over 150 professionals, who in turn have trained over 1000 professionals from around the world. ISII mentors are currently training professionals in Michigan, the Netherlands, and Mexico, as wells as mentoring administrators and clinicians in PMTO and PMTO-associated methods of prevention and treatment in Iceland, Canada, Denmark, and Norway.

PMTO is listed on SAMSHA’s list of effective programs.

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