Training for Researchers

Training webinars are available within two weeks after the live seminar concludes.

Training 1: Introduction to I-STARR

In this webinar, you’ll learn about the project’s aims, funding opportunities, and details about the training series.

60 min.

Training 2: Recovery Housing 101

This webinar reviews different types of recovery residences and levels of care provided in them. It will also review the history of and evidence base for recovery housing, current gaps in the field, and obstacles to conducting research on recovery housing. 

60 min.

Training 3 : Experimental & Quasi-experimental Recovery Housing Research Designs

This webinar reviews basic principles of experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and using examples from the literature, it will reviews the pros and cons of each within the context of research on recovery housing.

60 min.

Training 4 : Sampling & Collaborating with Recovery Residences Providers & Operators

This webinar reviews how to go about finding, sampling and approaching recovery residences to initiate research on them and their residents. Examples of large multisite studies and smaller longitudinal studies will be presented.

60 min.

Training 5 : Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research

This webinar reviews the basics of community-based participatory research and how these principles can enhance research on recovery housing.

60 min.

Training 6 : Recruitment & Tracking of Marginally-Housed and Justice Involved Study Participants

High recruitment and retention rates are critical to successful research. Although the vast majority of residents in recovery housing are highly motivated to participate in research, many are in early stages of their recovery and relapse creates a number of challenges to locating residents for follow-up interviews. This webinar will review tracking procedures used in longitudinal research with residents in recovery housing.

60 min.

Training 7 : Treatments and Medications for OUD and MAR

This webinar reviews the neurobiological aspects of opioid addiction, different types of treatment for OUD, various mediations and their pharmacological properties, and implications of these properties for recovery and recovery housing.

60 min.


Amy Mericle, PhD

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