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WHO, UNDCP & EMCDDA. (2000) Evaluation of psychoactive substance use disorder treatment, workbook 7: outcome evaluations. WHO, UNDCP & EMCDDA.

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Why do an outcome evaluation? p.8
How to do an outcome evaluation? p.9
Method 1:Randomised controlled trial design
Method 2:Comparison group designs
Method 3:Pre-post design
Other methodological issues in outcome evaluation p.12
1. Selecting clients for participation
2. Sample size
3. Timing and frequency of follow-up
4. Preparing and tracing clients for follow-up interviews
5. The conduct of follow-up interviews
6. Selection and training of interviewers
Choosing your outcome measures p.18
Outcome evaluation at the system-level p.21
Conclusion and a practical recommendation p.26

Appendix 1: Sample consent form p.28
Appendix 2: Outcome measures p.29
Case example of an outcome evaluation p.34


Date:2000
Call No:JQ6.2, MQ8.10
Pages:74 p.
Publisher:WHO, UNDCP & EMCDDA
Corporate Creators:WHO, UNDCP & EMCDDA
Keywords:evaluation study, program evaluation, randomized controlled trial, research and evaluation method, treatment outcome
Notes:Series of workbooks on evaluation of psychoactive substance use disorder treatment.
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Accession Number:HRB 825 (Available)
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health services, substance use research
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Programme evaluation
R Research > Research and evaluation method

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