Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell D1: How Organisational Context Affects Screening and Brief Intervention

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HOW ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT AFFECTS SCREENING AND BRIEF INTERVENTION

Selection and exploration of key studies starts with a review mapping influences which might obstruct or promote implementation efforts, then highlights a striking illustration of the importance of organisational context emerging from an unprecedented US implementation drive. Finally, helps develop evidence-informed understanding of three important issues:- Are there ‘good’ reasons for ‘bad’ implementation? What looks from the outside like implementation failure may from the inside seem entirely justified.- Do the organisational influences which affect screening differ from those which affect brief intervention?- Horses for courses? Implementation in different working contexts demands substantial adjustments to research-validated interventions - with what impacts on effectiveness?

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