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Title: Manual for Drug Abuse Treatment Program Self-Evaluation
Author(s): L L Guess; B S Tuchfeld
Corporate Author: RTI International
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
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RTI International
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Contract Number: 271-75-1016
Publication Number: (ADM)77-421
Sale Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
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Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides guidelines for use by drug treatment programs in establishing reasonable treatment goals and assessing the quality of their services by measuring the program's progress in reaching those goals.
Abstract: The manual describes the nature and purpose of clinical self-evaluation, the limitations on the use of the data, and methods for conducting such evaluations using data collection procedures already in operation in the program. Measures are discussed that relate to employment, drug use, criminality, termination from the program, and other issues. The guidelines also explain the role of clinical staff support, methods of establishing and using a database, the role of time, the use and comparison of subgroups and cohorts, the analysis of trends, and issues involved in dealing with small groups. Figures, tables, footnotes, forms, and 16 suggested readings
Main Term(s): Drug treatment programs
Index Term(s): Evaluation measures; Services effectiveness; Testing and measurement
Note: DCC. NIDA Treatment Program Monograph Series
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