Assessment and Screening for Co-Occurring Disorders (More Info)
Description: Based on Treatment Improvement Protocols 31 and 42, this course is presented in video, PowerPoint, and text which are all available free online. Course Objectives: Differentiate between the function of screening and assessment. Complete an accurate screening and assessment. Identify multiple sources of information for the assessment. Describe the purpose of the assessment. Identify types of questions for each area of the mental status exam. Describe the LOCUS and ASAM patient placement criteria. Accurately make a placement of a client using information from the assessment and LOCUS and/or ASAM. Identify characteristics of depression, anxiety and substance abuse disorders. Identify differences in assessment between age groups (adolescents, adults, elderly). Identify considerations to assess validity/reliability and usefulness of various objective testing instruments.
Submitted by: dr.snipes
Added: Wed May 13 2009