Drug abuse of the child also was found to be negatively correlated with the Basic Education scale of the ACLSA (r = -.
The difference scores for the CBCL and ACLSA were correlated with the five risk factors.
Because a treatment gain on the ACLSA would result in a negative number (i.
The psychiatric history of the mother was found to be associated with low discharge scores on the Communication Skills scale of the ACLSA.
When examining the difference scores, it became apparent that children who had mothers with a substance abuse problem actually demonstrated treatment loss in several areas, including the Social difference score on the CBCL and the Basic Education, Work Habits, and Leisure Time difference scores on the ACLSA.