CTN Webinar: Strategies to Improve Treatment Adherence in CTN Research Protocols.
Presented by Dennis Daley, PhD, LSW (Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinica, AT Node), and Allan Cohen, MA, MFT (Bay Area Addiction Research & Treatment, PR Node).
Produced by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network's Clinical Coordinating Center, March 23, 2011.
This 90-minute webinar, produced by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Clinical Coordinating Center for CTN members and the public, discusses recommended techniques to assure and/or improve treatment adherence. The discussion includes ways that adherence problems show in clinical settings, factors affecting adherence, and the impact of adherence on treatment outcomes. A major emphasis is on reviewing both clinical and systems strategies to improve adherence to study interventions throughout a research project.
The target audience is CTN members and other researchers and clinicians interested in substance abuse research in clinical settings.