102015: Screening and Assessment (TAP 11, Chapter 4)

Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination (TAP 11)

About the Course:

Screening and Assessment (TAP 11, Chapter 4): Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination provides information about the purpose of assessment, as well as screening and assessment processes, methods, and instruments.

Course materials are from Chapter 4, found on pages 61 to 85 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Printed 1994

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about screening and assessment in regard to treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the process of screening and assessment.

  2. Explain the purpose of assessment.

  3. Acknowledge the steps of the comprehensive assessment process

  4. Identify several substance abuse assessment instruments.

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