A MEASURE FOR THE EFFECTS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$486,400.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
7411
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Rapport
4528 49th Street Northwest, Wahington, DC, 20016
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Lorand B Szalay Phd
(301) 652-9020
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN RELIABLY AND ACCURATELY INDICATE CHANGES IN CLIENT ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS THAT RESULT FROM TREATMENT. THE INSTRUMENT WILL BE DESIGNED TO: (1) IDENTIFY THE CRITICAL DIMENSIONS OF CHANGE THAT ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE RESOCIALIZATION OF SUCCESSFULLY REHABILITATED DRUG ADDICTS; (2) MEASURE THE PERCEPTUAL AND MOTIVATIONAL CHANGES PRODUCED BY TREATMENT AND THE PROGRESS OF RESOCIALIZATION ALONG ITS CRITICAL DIMENSIONS AND IDENTIFY THE CRITICAL ELEMENTS IN THE TREATMENT PROCESS; AND (3) ALLOW USE OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLIENT'S PERCEPTUAL AND MOTIVATIONAL DISPOSITIONS AND THEIR CHANGES TO HELP THERAPEUTIC COUNSELING TAKE INTO ACCOUNT INDIVIDUAL CLIENT DISPOSITIONS THAT MIGHT OTHERWISE BE IGNORED.

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