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Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System- Instruments for Screening and Assessing Co-occurring Disorders Part 1

About the Course:

This course examines screening and assessment instruments for co-occurring disorders in the justice system. It includes: key issues in selecting screening and assessment instruments, screening instruments for substance abuse disorder, screening instruments for mental health disorders, screen instruments for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, screening and assessment instruments for suicide risk, and screening and diagnostic instruments for trauma and PTSD.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System- Instruments for Screening and Assessing Co-occurring Disorders created by SAMHSA in 2019.

Publication Date:

Revised June 2019

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Outline the need for evidence-based screening and assessment instruments that are effective for the justice population.

  2. Identify three specific screening tools for mental disorders and co-occurring disorders for a criminal justice population.

  3. Identify two specific screening tools for substance use disorders in a criminal justice population.

  4. Identify four assessment instruments for trauma and PTSD in the justice system.

  5. Identify four assessment instruments for suicide in the justice system.

  6. Summarize the appropriate instruments, given the variable of diagnosis, severity of symptoms, drug of choice, history and onset of use, trauma, and suicide risk.

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

7 CE Credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

7 CE Credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

7 CPD hours

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Course Number 103083
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  • Reading-Based Online
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