Predicting Successful Treatment

The Consortium will investigate and model client characteristics that predict treatment success. The project consists of four steps:

  • A literature review to identify evaluate predictors of treatment success.
  • An analysis of existing data using Iowa's substance abuse reporting system (SARS) to create a statistical prediction model of success.
  • A review of the model with substance abuse treatment agency directors and Iowa Department of Public Health officials.
  • Develop suggestions for future data collection and improvements in the SARS.
Treatment Projects
This project has finished.