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Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 42 — Chapter 3: Keys to Successful Programming

Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Teaser: Examples from proven COD models, clinical experience and evidence and methods to improve systems
Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK26264/

The chapter begins with a review of guiding principles derived from proven models, clinical experience, and the growing base of empirical evidence. It then moves to a discussion of strategies for agencies that want to improve established systems, beginning with the too-familiar issue of how to access funding"a major hurdle for most, if not all, substance abuse treatment agencies. Finally, the critical issues in workforce development are discussed.

Date retrieved: 1/19/11
Year published: 2005
Resource type: Website