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Oxford House Research Update 2014

Oxford House World Convention 2014

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Oxford House Research Update 2014

  1. 1. Research Update Christopher R. Beasley, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Washington College
  2. 2. • Attendance Seems Related to Abstinence – Possibly through motivation and coping skills • Working Steps Seems Related to Abstinence • Spirituality Seems Indirectly Related to Abstinence – Increasing 12-step involvement – Increasing affiliation – Increasing engagement in 12-step practices • Social Support Appears Related to Abstinence – Social networks may explain much of AA effect 12-Step Involvement Measure
  3. 3. • Existing Measures Lacking Individual 12-Step Components • Different Types May Have Different Influences & Outcomes – Social Involvement with Life Satisfaction & Happiness – Spiritual Involvement w/ Life Satisfaction & Life Meaning in Life 12-Step Involvement Measure
  4. 4. • Openness – Seeks and is open to new experiences • Conscientiousness – Dependable and self-disciplined • Extraversion – Outgoing & enthusiastic • Agreeableness – Sympathetic, warm, and selfless • Neuroticism – Emotionality Personality Study
  5. 5. • Openness – Spiritual Involvement • Conscientiousness – Principles Involvement • Extraversion – Social Involvement Personality Study
  6. 6. • Fist Study – Comparison of OH to Usual Care – 150 Chicago-Area Participants – Interviewed for Two Years • Second Study – National Survey 2012-2013 – About 300 Participants – Houses Selected at Random 12-Step Involvement Measure
  7. 7. • Components – Principles Involvement – Social Involvement – Spiritual Involvement • Related to 12-Step Affiliation • 2-Year Abstinence – Overall Involvement – Social Involvement 12-Step Involvement Measure
  8. 8. • Multiple Facets to 12-Step Involvement • Different Influences & Outcomes 12-Step Involvement Measure
  9. 9. • Service to Others • Oxford House Involvement – House – Chapter – State – National • Oxford House Census • Focus Groups – Convention – Facebook – Online Video Confencing • Skype • Google+ Future Research

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