3000.1 Policy and Practice Meets Science

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
In the field of substance abuse, there has been slower uptake of evidence-based treatments than in other healthcare arenas. This session will present instances where evidence-based interventions have been integrated with policies for treating substance abuse.
Session Objectives: Describe the confluence of evidence-based practices and policies in real-world practice for treating substance abuse Analyze the effectiveness of policies that are evidence-based
Linda Joy Frazier, MA, RN, CHES

Lifting drug policy barriers to evidence-based treatment
Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, MSW, Alexandra Kirby, MA and Magdalena Dabkowska
Performance Contracting to Engage Publicy Funded Patients
Sean Haley, PhD, MPH, Karen Dugosh, PhD and Kevin Lynch, PhD
Attitudes toward evidence-based and pharmacological interventions among community-based addiction treatment programs targeting vulnerable patient groups
Lena Lundgren, PhD, Maryann Amodeo, PhD, MSW, Deborah Chassler, MSW, Ivy Krull, MSW, MPH and Alexander Cohen, MSW
Modifications of evidence-based practices in community-based addiction treatment organizations: A qualitative research study
Lena Lundgren, PhD, Maryann Amodeo, PhD, MSW, Alexander Cohen, MSW, Amanda Horowitz, MSW, MPH and Deborah Chassler, MSW

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)