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Triage and Placement in Treatment Services (TIP 44, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment For Adults in the Criminal Justice System

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Strong empirical evidence over the past few decades consistently has shown that substance abuse treatment reduces crime. For many people in need of alcohol and drug treatment, contact with the criminal justice system is their first opportunity for treatment. This TIP was developed to provide recommendations and best practice guidelines to counselors and administrators based on the research literature and the experience of seasoned treatment professionals. This course covers Chapter 3 only

This course is based on the reading-based online, Triage and Placement in Treatment Services (TIP 44, Chapter 3): Substance Abuse Treatment For Adults in the Criminal Justice System created by SAMHSA

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse Treatment For Adults in the Criminal Justice System
was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 44 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

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. Identify substance-abuse treatment levels that may be available in criminal justice settings.

  2. Describe potential barriers to triage and placement in substance abuse programs within a criminal justice setting.

  3. Discuss the factors involved in creating a triage and placement system.

  4. Explain how to compile information to guide triage and placement decisions.

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Course Number 101178
  • 2 credit hours
  • NBCC: 1 ce credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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171 members have taken this course

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