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Screening and Assessment (TAP Series 11) Chapter 4: Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination

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This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of why assessment is a critical element of effective substance abuse treatment. The chapter provides information about the purpose of assessment, as well as screening and assessment processes, methods, and instruments. The author provides information about the range of complex indicators that affect the identification of persons who have a substance abuse disorder and the five consecutive stages of a comprehensive substance abuse assessment.

This course is based on Chapter 4 of the TAP Series 11 material

This course is based on the reading-based online, Screening and Assessment (TAP Series 11) Chapter 4: Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination created by US Department of Health and Human Services in 0.

Publication Date:

1994

Course Material Author

US Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all health care professionals, mental health professionals, social workers and other related professionals who seek knowledge about conducting comprehensive assessments of persons with substance abuse problems or chemical dependency. It is appropriate for participants with an introductory or immediate level of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify five objectives for conducting appropriate and comprehensive assessments of persons with substance abuse problems.

  2. Describe the five stages of a comprehensive assessment process.

  3. Describe and cite examples of a variety of substance abuse assessment instruments that have been developed as tools for the assessment process.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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TAP 11

This course is only based on Chapter 4 of this material.

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Course Retired
Course Number 102039
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  • Reading-Based Online
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