History of SAC Initiative
CSAT/RWJF Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Systems and Support Summit (2002)
Dissemination of Evidence-Based Practices
Fund initiatives to study “best practices” in the real world.
Develop technical assistance and training infrastructure/capacity.
Build in training incentives.
Address all levels of the workforce (e.g., administrators, managers, counselors).
Address all venues
Develop appropriate tools to help build organizational capacity for change.
Develop a guidebook that describes the research on interventions, provides contact information for obtaining more information, and indicates the funds and other resources that are needed to implement them.
© Doreen A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
November 12, 2009