management

Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell C1: Mandate - or Let Clinicians and Patients Decide When to Screen and Advise for Risky Drinking?

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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This week we focus on one section of the commentary on the matrix cell released last week which explored management’s influence on screening/brief intervention for risky drinking. A major issue facing management is whether to strongly incentivise or insist clinicians screen and advise.

Effectiveness Bank Matrix Cell: Performance Feedback Critical to Workforce Development

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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Seminal and key studies on management and supervision in psychosocial therapies for problem drug use. Findings challenge managers to invest in the post-training ‘coaching’ needed to make a difference for patients, and to set up systems alerting therapists to how well their clients are doing - especially when they are doing badly.