Factors Associated with Treatment Continuation: Implications for Treatment of Drug Dependence

About the Course:

Study examining a wide range of clinical variables thought to be relevant to the process of engagement and participation in treatment. Recommendations for conducting therapy. From “Beyond the Therapeutic Alliance: Keeping the Drug Dependent Individual in Treatment.”


Gregory G. Kolden, Kenneth I. Howard, Elizabeth A. Bankoff,

About the Author:

National Institute on Drug Abuse Research

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about conducting therapy. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. be able to identify factors associated with treatment continuation and the implications of this for AODA treatment.

  2. understand the elusive nature of predicting treatment compliance.

  3. learn about Kolden and colleagues naturalistic study of therapy described in the article.

  4. increase their knowledge of the generic model of therapy.

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