The materials below were reviewed for Readiness for Dissemination. The implementation
point of contact can provide information regarding implementation of the intervention
and the availability of additional, updated, or new materials.
Examples of intervention implementation
McAuliffe, W. E. (2008). Recovery Training and Self-Help overview.
Zackon, F., McAuliffe, W. E., & Ch'ien, J. M. N. (1994). Recovery Training and Self-Help: Relapse prevention and aftercare for drug addicts (NIH Publication No. 94-3521). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Reprinted from 1993 edition (NIH Publication No. 93-3521).
Readiness for Dissemination Ratings by Criteria (0.0-4.0 scale)
External reviewers independently evaluate the intervention's Readiness for Dissemination
using three criteria:
- Availability of implementation materials
- Availability of training and support resources
- Availability of quality assurance procedures
For more information about these criteria and the meaning of the ratings, see Readiness for Dissemination.
Training and Support
The treatment manual provides information on organizational strategies for implementing the program, explains staff roles, and offers tips for effective group intervention. Multiple resources for intervention training are available to potential implementers. The Addiction Severity Index is recommended for assessing intervention outcomes in implementation settings.
While training is available through multiple locations, no centralized source of formal training is available to support consistent implementation of this intervention. Limited resources are available to support implementers following training. No quality assurance tools are available to support implementation fidelity.