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TIP 31-Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders-Screening and Assessment

About the Course:

This course examines the preliminary screening of adolescents, comprehensive assessment of adolescents for referral and treatment, and the screening and assessment of adolescents in juvenile justice settings (JJS). It includes: an assessment model, selection of screening and assessment instruments, screening, the need for community coordination, the assessor, setting, the multiple assessment approach, assessment instruments, written report, screening and assessment protocols in the JJS, evaluation and quality management monitoring in the JJS, and staff training the JJS.

This course is based on the reading-based online, TIP 31-Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders-Screening and Assessment created by SAMHSA in 2012.

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of screening and assessment for substance abuse in adolescents across a variety of settings.

  2. Identify the assessment model, selection of instruments, and indicators for assessment.

  3. Summarize the protocols for the juvenile justice system.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 CE Credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3 CE Credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 CPD hours

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Course Material in PDF format

Chapter 4 is not part of the course and will not be included in the exam questions.

References begin on page 53.

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Course Number 102561
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $17.91 No exam fee with a membership package!
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