Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program

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Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
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Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
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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. Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program has been rated by the CEBC in the area of: Substance Abuse Treatment (Adult).

Target Population: Adults with substance abuse disorders

Brief Description

The Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program is an intensive outpatient treatment approach for substance abuse and dependence. The intervention consists of relapse-prevention groups, education groups, social-support groups, individual counseling, and urine and breath testing delivered over a 16-week period. Patients learn about addiction and relapse, receive direction and support from a trained therapist, become familiar with self-help programs, and are monitored by urine testing. It is a cognitive/behavioral approach imbued with a motivational interviewing style.

Program Goals:

The overall goals of Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program are:

  • Abstinence or decreased alcohol or other drug use
  • Understanding of addiction and relapse
  • Knowledge of relapse prevention skills
  • Development of pro-social behaviors

Contact Information

Jeremy Martinez, MD
Agency/Affiliation: Matrix Institute on Addictions
Phone: (310) 478-6006
Fax: (310) 478-6117

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: March 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: July 2010