Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs

Chapter 4: Initial Screening, Admission Procedures, and Assessment Techniques

About the Course:

The TIP describes the nature and dimensions of opioid use disorders and their treatment in the United States, including basic principles of MAT and historical and regulatory developments. This course covers Chapter 4 only. Adobe pages 64-82.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Publication Date:

2006

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about intervention strategies. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify initial screening process.

  2. Explain medical assessment.

  3. Describe assessment techniques.

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