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2013 Texas Addiction Research to Practice Conference.

Dissemination Conference sponsored by the Texas Node, Dallas, TX, April 26, 2013.

This one-day conference was designed to benefit front-line clinical staff delivering addiction treatments in Texas. Speakers presented sessions in the morning on Motivational Interviewing (MI) with a focus on shifting talk to action, an introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and review of its effectiveness, and a review of pharmacological treatments for addictive disorders. Afternoon breakout sessions for MI and ACT expanded upon information discussed in the morning sessions and attendees engaged in experiential learning and practice.

View conference agenda.


Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Shifting from Talk to Action, Scott Walters, PhD

An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with a Focus on Opioid Dependent Patients (morning session | afternoon session), Angela Stotts, PhD.

Pharmacotherapy for Addictive Disorders, Sidarth Wakhlu, MD

(Workshop, Presentations, PointPoint slides, English, 2013)

Keywords: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) | Buprenorphine | Dissemination | Evidence-based treatment | Methadone maintenance | Motivational interviewing (MI) | Naltrexone | Nicotine replacement therapy | Pharmacological therapy | Prescription-type opiates |Training

Document No: 955

Robrina Walker, PhD, Texas Node, 5/28/2013.


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Supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute.
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