Knowledge Exchange and Skills Training for Therapists

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The goal of this Research Institute on Addictions awarded study is to develop a training program for therapists using a combination of laptop computers an interactive database, and distance learning in a state-of-the-science, innovative model of technology transfer and knowledge exchange. A clinical trial will unfold in a series of four phases that allow for ongoing development and refinement of the training materials with 90 volunteer clinicians.

Principal Investigator: Christopher C. Barrick
Co-Investigators: R. Lorraine Collins and Nancy J. Smyth
Funding Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Funding Period: Aug. 10, 2005 - June 30, 2010
Funding Amount: $1,585,000

For more information on this project, contact Christopher C. Barrick at 716-645-3381.