Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101502
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This monograph presents a general overview of the research on effectively treating the drug court client. It also elucidates the kinds of issues that a drug court administrator and supervisor should consider in developing Request for Proposals for treatment services and identifying additional resources to better serve drug court participants. Focusing on quality improvement in order to better engage, retain, and graduate more clients in the drug court process requires understanding and utilizing the evidence and research. This course covers Chapters 1 and 2 and addresses the topics of drug court screening and evaluating the effectiveness of addiction treatment. This course covers adobe pages 11-30.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Quality Improvement for Drug Courts: Evidence-Based Practices—Chapters 1 and 2 created by Kevin Knight, Ph.D., Patrick M. Flynn, Ph.D., D. Dwayne Simpson, Ph.D. and A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D.
National Drug Court Institute
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about drug court screening and evaluating the effectiveness of addiction treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the drug court screening process, including what should be screened and factors to consider when selecting screening instruments.
Discuss what constitutes effective addiction treatment, including appropriate goals, and identify the principles and components of evidence-based treatment.
Identify evidence-based treatment interventions and important treatment-related health and social services.
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