USING EMPIRICAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED FINDINGS…
… TO ACHIEVE BETTER TREATMENT OUTCOMES WITH LIMITED RESOURCES
Gerald Shulman reveals how to apply knowledge from evidence-based and empirical sources to improve treatment outcomes, often at little or no extra cost. Expand levels of care, provide more individualised treatment, explore continuing care, case-mix concerns, length of service and outcomes for various subpopulations, and different treatment models for patients with different severities of mental-health disorders.Â
Jerry Shulman is an internationally recognised expert in clinical services in addiction and dual diagnosis, patient placement criteria, clinical documentation, older adults, assessment, results-based treatment and counsellor development. He consults with corporations, state agencies, managed care companies and treatment programmes on assessment, patient placement, care management and outcomes-based treatment.
He was involved in developing the Asam Patient Placement Criteria for the Treatment of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, chaired the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providersâ€™ patient placement committee. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment.
He has been a workgroup facilitator for two CSAT Treatment Improvement Protocols: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults and Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol- and Other Drug-Abusing Adolescents, chaired state boards developing counsellor credentialing standards, was a grant reviewer for NIAAA and a consultant to JCAH (now JCAHO) for development of the first accreditation standards for alcoholism programmes.