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Training, feedback and ongoing coaching or supervision is what works

On page 34 of Dr. Miller’s 2006 article titled: Disseminating evidence-based practices in substance abuse treatment: A review with suggestions (PDF), it states, “Training, feedback, and ongoing coaching or supervision can bring 90% of substance abuse clinicians up to proficiency level in cognitive–behavior therapy (Morgenstern, Morgan, McCrady, Keller, & Carroll, 2001) and motivational interviewing (Miller et al., 2004).”

Training manuals and the usual one-off work shops are ineffective at helping addiction workers become proficient in implementing new interventions. According to Dr. Miller and his co-authors, what CAPA is trying to do is the best model for equipping worker to use science in their practices.

Please consider reading the article located in our resource page. Thanks DAP

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