Managing the Talking Route to Recovery. Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell C4

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Key studies on managing and supervising psychosocial treatments for problem drinking. Starts with an essay from two leading researchers into these treatments, “bravely questioning what it’s all been for” when routine implementation has proved elusive. Highlights the study which found “leaders ... have a cascading impact on their staff in ways other than through mandate”, then addresses two key issues:
- Workshop training has limited effects - so is ‘coaching’ the right model for producing good counsellors and therapists?
- Find out then reveal to the counsellors how their clients are really doing – effective workforce development tactic.

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One of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix mapping seminal and key research and guidance on alcohol brief interventions and treatment.

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