Total CE Credit Hours: 4.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103085
About the Course:
This course examines screening instruments for motivation and readiness, as well as assessment in the criminal justice population. It includes: screening for motivation and readiness for treatment, assessment instruments for substance use and treatment matching approaches, assessment instruments for mental disorders, and assessment instruments co-occurring mental disorders and substance use disorders.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, 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
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss how screening for motivation and readiness in the criminal justice population can be used to improve treatment outcomes in the justice system.
- Identify those assessments tools that are used in the criminal justice setting for both adults and juveniles.
- Identify three assessment tools that are recommended for mental disorders and co-occurring disorders
- Identify two assessment tools that are recommended for SUD.
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