Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders: Comprehensive Assessment of Adolescents for Referral and Treatment

About the Course:

This TIP, Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders, presents information on identifying, screening, and assessing adolescents who use substances. It focuses on the most current procedures and instruments for detecting substance abuse among adolescents, conducting comprehensive assessments, and beginning treatment planning. This course covers chapters 1-3 of TIP 31. Chapter 1-3 only

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Authors

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
SAMHSA

Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 31 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about adolescents and substance abuse disorders. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the criteria for choosing assessment instruments for adolescent substance abuse screening.

  2. Identify the various situations in which screening for adolescent substance abuse is recommended, as well as when to refer the adolescent for a more comprehensive assesment.

  3. Describe the components of the multiple assessment model.

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Article: Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders: Comprehensive Assessment of Adolescents for Referral and Treatment

Material covers chapters 1-3

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Course Number 100618
3 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $20.91
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