The Effectiveness of Innovative Approaches in the Treatment of Drug Abuse / Edition 1

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Overview

This edited collection builds on the editors' previous works Drug Abuse Treatment: The Implementation of Innovative Approaches (Greenwood, 1994) and Innovative Approaches in the Treatment of Drug Abuse: Program Models and Strategies (Greenwood, 1993). This new book carries the study further by looking at the effectiveness of these treatment approaches. The essays represent an effort to systematically integrate science and practice in order to improve drug abuse treatment.

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Contains 15 contributions on the projects comprising the Applied Evaluation Research Portfolio, which represents an effort to systematically integrate science and practice to improve treatment in community-based drug abuse programs. The projects were initiated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and were given extra urgency by the spread of HIV among drug abusers. Categories of drug abuse programs in focus are: methadone, residential, case management, multimodality, and other eclectic programs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313300653
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/30/1997
  • Series: Contributions in Criminology and Penology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

FRANK M. TIMS is Deputy Chief, Treatment Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse.

JAMES A. INCIARDI is Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies and Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware.

BENNETT W. FLETCHER's primary work at the National Institute on Drug Abuse has been in developing large-scale longitudinal drug treatment evaluation research, including the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study.

ARTHUR MACNEILL HORTON, JR. is a Research Psychologist/Project Officer in the Treatment Research Branch of the Division of Clinical Research of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: An Overview of the Applied Evaluation Research Portfolio 1
1 The Effectiveness of the Los Angeles Enhanced Methadone Maintenance Project: Reducing HIV Risk among Injection Drug Users 17
2 Outcomes of Innovations to Improve Retention on Methadone 33
3 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Mobile Drug Abuse Treatment 42
4 Outcomes of Four Residential Treatment Models - Project IMPACT 61
5 CREST Outreach Center: A Model for Blending Treatment and Corrections 70
6 Homeless, Mentally Ill, Chemical Abusing Men in Different, Community-based, Treatment Programs 83
7 The Effectiveness of Case Management in Working with Intravenous Drug Users 101
8 Case Management for Drug Involved Parolees: It Proved To Be a Hard ACT to Follow 115
9 Treatment Induction and Case Management: Two Promising Drug Treatment Enhancements 134
10 Therapeutic Community Methods in Methadone Maintenance (Passages): An Empirical Evaluation 147
11 Improving Retention and Outcome in the Treatment of Cocaine Addiction 165
12 The DATAR Project: Cognitive and Behavioral Enhancements to Community-based Treatments 182
13 The Effectiveness of a Day Treatment Therapeutic Community 204
14 The Comprehensive Vocational Enhancement Program: Results of a Five-year Research/Demonstration Project 219
15 The Effect of Treatment on High Risk Sexual Behaviors and Substance Use: St. Louis' Effort to Reduce the Spread of AIDS among Injection Drug Users 233
Index 249
About the Contributors 259
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