Overview of Assessment for Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders (4 Hours)

Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC

Based in part on Counselor Toolbox Podcast Episode 146

Objectives

  • Describe essential attitudes for conducting effective assessments
  • Select and use a comprehensive assessment process that is sensitive to age, gender, racial and ethnic cultural issues, and disabilities
  • Identify considerations to assess validity/reliability and usefulness of various objective testing instruments
  • Conducting comprehensive assessment interviews and collecting information from collateral sources.
  • Differentiate between the function of screening and assessment
  • Identify multiple sources of information for the assessment
  • Identify types of questions for each area of the mental status exam
  • Identify differences in assessment across special populations (women, homeless, criminal justice)
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