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A Community Reinforcement Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction



Exhibit 8: Goals for the Initial Treatment Session


  • Get to know the patient.
  • Provide an overview of and rationale for this treatment.
  • Initiate the vouchers program, including the abstinence contract.
  • Develop the problem list.
  • Review the practical needs assessment.
  • Provide an appointment book.
  • Discuss the role of significant others in the treatment.
  • Initiate disulfiram procedures, if needed.
  • Make sure a urine sample has been collected.
  • Schedule the next session.

 

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