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A Study of Retention of Communication Skills after Completion of a Communication Skills Training Course for Alcoholism Counselors

  • D. Rowden
  • D. Sansbury
  • K. Roberts
  • B. Hettinger

Abstract

During 1976, the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism directed the National Center for Alcohol Education (NCAE) to develop a training program in communication skills for alcoholism counselors. This training program entitled Counseling Alcoholic Clients (CAC) was completed in late 1976 and pilot tested in early 1977.

Keywords

Training Program Communication Skill Pretest Score Communication Skill Training Counseling Experience 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Rowden
    • 1
  • D. Sansbury
    • 1
  • K. Roberts
    • 1
  • B. Hettinger
    • 1
  1. 1.National Center for Alcohol EducationArlingtonUSA

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