Contingency Management for Substance Abuse Treatment: A by Nancy M. Petry

By Nancy M. Petry

Isn’t it unethical to pay humans to do what they need to be doing anyway?
Won’t sufferers simply promote the reinforcers and purchase drugs?
Others didn’t get prizes for no longer utilizing. Why may still they?


The matters surrounding Contingency administration (CM) are many and replicate how poorly understood and infrequently applied this evidence-based therapy version is in perform settings. regardless of being pointed out because the such a lot efficacious intervention for substance use problems, an important hole persists among examine and perform, on the client’s fee. Nancy Petry, an skilled researcher and advisor for companies akin to the nationwide Institute of overall healthiness, has began to fill this hole via authoring the 1st clinician-oriented textual content that specializes in CM protocol improvement and implementation. during this well-organized and transparent ebook she presents a origin for knowing CM and info tips to layout and enforce a application that may paintings for any clinician, even if she or he works for a well-funded application or no longer. She additionally addresses life like matters such as:



  • How to explain CM to eligible and ineligible patients

  • How to calculate the prices of CM interventions

  • How to solicit donations and lift money to aid CM interventions

  • How to inventory a prize cupboard and maintain music of prizes

Over 50 charts, worksheets, and tables are supplied to aid the clinician pinpoint precisely which behaviors to focus on, brainstorm easy methods to make stronger swap, and strengthen a remedy plan that includes expense, size of remedy, and approach for deciding upon sufferer compliance. incorporated with the publication is a CD-ROM of editable logs, types, tables, and worksheets for private use. greater than simply filling a void, Dr. Petry presents all the instruments clinicians require to effectively follow a singular therapy in practice.

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