Updates from CTN-0047 Presented at 2012 INEBRIA Conference


The 9th Conference of the International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA), held Barcelona, Spain, September 2012, featured a session about the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network protocol “Screening Motivational Assessment and Referral to Treatment in Emergency Departments (SMART-ED): Evaluation of Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Booster Session for Drug Use Patients Presenting for Treatment” (SMART-ED).

The Pacific Northwest Node is a participant in this protocol, and Node PI Dennis Donovan gave one of the presentations.

Michael Bogenschutz, MD, of the Southwest Node chaired the session, which included presentations about recruitment, enrollment, assessment, training, and challenges experienced by protocol researchers and clinicians:

Recruitment & Retention: SMART-ED, NIDA CTN-0047 — Cameron Crandall, Raul Mandler, Michael Bogenschutz, et al.

Screening, Enrollment, and Assessment in the SMART-ED Study — Robert Lindblad, Ro Shauna Rothwell.

Intervention Training, Supervision and Fidelity Monitoring in NIDA CTN-0047: SMART-ED — Alyssa Forcehimes, Karin Wilson, Theresa Moyers, et al.

Qualitative Reports of Interventionists in the SMART-ED Study: Challenges and Themes — Dennis Donovan, Melissa Phares, Ernie McGarry, et al.

Find them in the CTN Dissemination Library!



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