Advancing Alcohol and Other Drug Education among Social Work Faculty: An Evaluation of Social Work Faculty Immersion Training
Graduate School of Social Work
This study is an educational evaluation of participants (N = 50) in a 4-day immersion training program funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Using a pretest–posttest design, clinical social work faculty participants showed statistically significant (p < .001) improvement in overall alcohol and other drug-related knowledge (baseline M = 8.75, SD = 2.44; postintervention M = 13.88, SD = 1.96, Cohen’s d = −2.16) in the domains of screening and assessment, brief intervention, medication-assisted treatment, and recovery and relapse prevention. Corresponding increases were also observed for faculty confidence in teaching clinical skills related to alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, and treatment.
Lundgren, L., Salas-Wright, C. P., Amodeo, M., Krull, I., Hall, T., & Alford, D. P. (2018). Advancing Alcohol and Other Drug Education among Social Work Faculty: An Evaluation of Social Work Faculty Immersion Training. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 18(1), 49-70. DOI: 10.1080/1533256x.2017.1412977.
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