Treatment Entry and Engagement (TIP 47, Chapter 5)

Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (TIP 47)

About the Course:

Treatment Entry and Engagement (TIP 47, Chapter 5): Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment addresses the complex and critical processes of screening and diagnosis, placement assessment, and treatment planning. The desired result of these processes is the clients engagement in treatment at the appropriate level of care and the implementation of treatment that addresses his or her needs. This chapter discusses specific steps in the intensive outpatient treatment (IOT) admission process, including engaging and screening the client, assessing barriers to treatment, and attending to crises.

Course materials are from Chapter 5. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-47-Substance-Abuse-Clinical-Issues-in-Intensive-Outpatient-Treatment/SMA12-4182

Course materials are from Chapter 5, found on pages 59 to 91 of pdf document (pages 83 to 115 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Revised 2011

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 treatment entry and engagement in intensive outpatient treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Examine the elements of engaging the client in intensive outpatient treatment (IOT).

  2. Explain how to collect screening information, assess barriers to treatment as well as address crisis and emergencies that might arise in IOT.

  3. Acknowledge the components of the IOT admission process and utilize sample treatment plans.

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