Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102561
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.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the importance of screening and assessment for substance abuse in adolescents across a variety of settings.
Identify the assessment model, selection of instruments, and indicators for assessment.
Summarize the protocols for the juvenile justice system.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
3 credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
3 credit hours
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
3 credit hours
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