Fostering Couple Recovery: Tools for Counsellors and Therapists


Wednesday, September 16, 2020 @ 3-5:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)


A relational approach to addiction treatment is the missing component in most contemporary addiction models, even though this default assumption conflicts with most empirical evidence. Long-standing and well-established research has consistently supported couple and family approaches for treating addictive disorders.

Prevention Tools: What Works, What Doesn’t

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Every substance use prevention specialist should read this free booklet written by Joe Neigel and published by the Washington State Care Authority. 

Prevention Tools is an excellent prevention resource that, as the title indicates, highlights both what works and what doesn’t in the prevention of substance use among youth.

Free Resource for Evaluating Drug Prevention and Treatment Interventions

The Evaluation Instruments Bank (EIB) is an online database of freely available resources for evaluating drug prevention and treatment programmes and initiatives. You can search the archive by type of intervention (treatment or prevention), by type of evaluation (needs and planning, mediating and risk factors, process and outcome), by target group (children, adolescents, adults, special groups and settings) or by specific topics. What is 'evaluation' in the context of drug-related interventions? Evaluation refers to any