Carvajal, S. C., & Young, R. S. (2009). Culturally based substance abuse treatment for American Indians/Alaska Natives and Latinos. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 8(3), 207–222. The article provides information on effective treatment for AI/AN populations. There is a focus on studies that provide cultural content that is recognized as evidence-based interventions. Pay special attention to each of the discussions of culture with each specific population.
Eghaneyan, B. H., Sanchez, K., Haeny, A. M., Montgomery, L., Lopez-Castro, T., Burlew, A. K., Rezaeizadeh, A., & Killian, M. O. (2020). Hispanic participants in the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network: A scoping review of two decades of research. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 12-20. This article provides a historical review of effective treatment methods designed for Hispanic populations. The focus is on meeting the needs of Hispanic clients in SUD treatment. Pay special attention to factors that interfere with delivering treatment.
Evans, E., Pierce, J., Li, L., Rawson, R., & Hser, Y.-I. (2012). More alike than different: Health needs, services utilization, and outcomes of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations treated for substance use disorders. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 11(4), 318–338. The article provides a discussion on similarities between Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This article focuses on the comparisons between Asian American and Pacific Islanders response to treatment. Pay special attention to areas of similarity between the two groups.
Moore, L. A., Aarons, G. A., Davis, J. H., & Novins, D. K. (2015). How do providers serving American Indians and Alaska Natives with substance abuse problems define evidence-based treatment? Psychological Services, 12(2), 92–100. The purpose of this resource is to bring attention to delivering evidence-based treatment to AI/NA populations. This article focuses on the application of EBT with AI/NA populations, and treatment providers should understand. Pay special attention to the recommendations on program enhancements that would improve cultural competency for delivering programming.
Novins, D. K., Croy, C. D., Moore, L. A., & Rieckmann, T. (2016). Use of evidence-based treatments in substance abuse treatment programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 1-20. This article provides information on the delivery of EBT’s within a non-AI/NA treatment system. This article focuses on the use of EBT’s with AI/NA populations. Pay special attention to the cultural appropriateness of the interventions studied.
Montgomery, L., Burlew, A. K., & Korte, J. E. (2017). Does change in readiness influence retention among African American women and men in substance abuse treatment? Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 16(4), 420–431. The article provides important information on counseling approaches that help improve retention with the AA population. This study is focused on factors related to treatment completion for AA men and women. Pay special attention to the role of readiness to change interventions in improving outcomes.