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Training Opioid Addiction Treatment Providers to Adopt Contingency Management: A prospective pilot trial of a comprehensive implementation science approach

About the Course:

This study compared the effectiveness of an implementation model (Science to Service Laboratory; SSL) to training as usual (TAU) in promoting the adoption of contingency management across a multisite opioid addiction treatment program. In addition, the researchers examined whether the SSL affected putative mediators of contingency management adoption (perceived innovation characteristics and organizational readiness to change). The researchers found that relative to providers in the TAU region, treatment providers in the SSL region had comparable likelihood of contingency management adoption in the first 20 weeks of the study, and then significantly higher likelihood of adoption for the remainder of the study.

Publication Date:

Substance Abuse Vol. 37 , Iss. 1, 2016.

Course Material Authors

Sara J. Becker, PhD

Dr. Becker is a clinical researcher and licensed clinical psychologist focused on improved quality and utilization of behavioral treatments for adolescents with substance use disorders. She currently has academic affiliations as an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health and in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School.

David R. Strong Ph.D

Dr. Strong is the Director of the Health Behavior Science Track for the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program (UCSD/SDSU JDP) in Public Health and has been actively involved in Centers of Excellence in Research and Intervention in Tobacco Control and in Health Behavior Change in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations. He has received broad training and has developed preventive and clinical research expertise in the evaluation of vulnerable populations with mental illness and addictions

Recommended For:

Opioid addiction treatment providers engaged in evaluation research and/or clinical work based on such research. Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This content is written at the intermediate level and is geared towards professionals who already have baseline skills in this area.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the difference between Science to Service Laboratory and training as usual.

  2. Discuss the reasons for the study protocols used in this article.

  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of a theory-driven implementation strategy (Science to Service Laboratory) in promoting increased contingency management adoption across a multisite opioid addiction program.

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Training opioid addiction treatment providers to adopt contingency management: A prospective pilot trial of a comprehensive implementation science approach

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Course Number 102265
1 credit hour
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