Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102550
About the Course:
This webinar is an introduction to the application of ASAM criteria for substance-related and co-occurring disorders. Topics covered in this webinar include a discussion of the clinical and cost-effective benefits of utilizing the ASAM criteria; a discussion of the specific dimensions utilized to assess medical necessity and patient need profiles; and an overview of the recognized ASAM levels of care.
This course is based on the recorded webinar, Introduction to the Application of ASAM Criteria for Substance Related and Co-Occurring Disorders – Part 1 created by Jan Tice, Ph.D. in 2017.
Course Material Author
This webinar is designed for substance abuse/addiction professionals and other behavioral/mental health professionals who are interested in learning the introductory skills to use the ASAM criteria for establishing medical necessity, assessing treatment needs, and determining appropriate level of care placements for consumers with substance abuse issues. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Understand and describe the clinical and cost-effective benefits of utilizing the ASAM Criteria for Substance-Related and Co-Occurring Disorders.
- Identify and discuss the dimensions utilized to assess medical necessity and patient need profiles.
- Identify and recognize distinguishing characteristics of the recognized ASAM levels of care.
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