Substance Abuse Treatment For Adults in the Criminal Justice System (TIP #44, Ch. 1-2)

About the Course:

This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides the current clinical evidence based guidelines, tools, and resources necessary to help substance abuse counselors treat clients involved with the criminal justice system. Note: course material involves chapter 1-2.

Publication Date:



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, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about substance abuse treatment for adults in the criminal justice system.It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the key issues related to screening and assessment.

  2. Identify the areas to address in screening and assessment.

  3. Explain the screening and assessment considerations for specific populations.

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