Community Reinforcement + Vouchers Approach (CRA + Vouchers)

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About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Community Reinforcement + Vouchers Approach (CRA + Vouchers) has been rated by the CEBC in the area of: Substance Abuse Treatment (Adult).

Target Population: Adults age 18 or older with a diagnosis of cocaine abuse or dependence

Brief Description

CRA + Vouchers has two main components. The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) component is an intensive psychosocial therapy emphasizing changes in substance use; vocation; social and recreational practices; and coping skills. The Voucher Approach is a contingency- management intervention where clients earn material incentives for remaining in treatment and sustaining cocaine abstinence verified by urine toxicology testing.

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: September 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: August 2006

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: August 2006