Objectives

  • Review assessment tools available for client self assessment, new DSM V assessment tools and the Functional Assessment Rating Scale
  • Review case studies and develop integrated summaries based upon the clinical interview, patient placement tools and the Functional Assessment Rating Scale
  • Identify the purpose of the integrated summary
  • Identify the essential components of the integrated summary

Objectives:

  • Examine how patient placement instruments were developed to identify the most appropriate level of care
  • Explore different patient placement criteria guidelines including the LOCUS, LOCAT, and ASAM
  • Discuss the implications for what each patient placement insturment assesses.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of each instrument.
  • Practice using patient placement criteria using case studies

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)

Objectives

  • Define crisis
  • Explore general principles of crisis management
  • Identify methods for effectively screening for crisis
    • In therapy sessions
    • In the community
  • Identify the steps in crisis management
  • Identify risk factors for suicide

Objectives

  1. Importance and purpose of rapport building.
  2. Rapport-building methods and issues.
  3. The range of human emotions and feelings.
  4. Validated screening instruments, including their purpose, application, and limitations.
  5. Concepts of reliability and validity as they apply to screening instruments.
  6. How to interpret the results of screening.
  7. Basic concepts of toxicity screening options, limitations, and legal implications.
  8. Toxicology reporting language and the meaning of toxicology reports.

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  • Differentiate between the function of screening and assessment
  • Complete an accurate screening and assessment
  • Identify multiple sources of information for the assessment
  • Describe the purpose of the assessment
  • Identify types of questions for each area of the mental status exaM
  • Describe the LOCUS and ASAM patient placement criteria
  • Accurately make a placement of a client using information from the assessment and LOCUS and/or ASAM
  • Identify characteristics of depression, anxiety and substance abuse disorders
  • Identify differences in assessment between age groups (adolescents, adults, elderly)
  • Identify considerations to assess validity/reliability and usefulness of various objective testing instruments

    LEARNER OBJECTIVES

    • Differentiate between the function of screening and assessment
    • Complete an accurate screening and assessment
    • Identify multiple sources of information for the assessment
    • Describe the purpose of the assessment
    • Identify types of questions for each area of the mental status exaM
    • Describe the LOCUS and ASAM patient placement criteria
    • Accurately make a placement of a client using information from the assessment and LOCUS and/or ASAM
    • Identify characteristics of depression, anxiety and substance abuse disorders
    • Identify differences in assessment between age groups (adolescents, adults, elderly)
    • Identify considerations to assess validity/reliability and usefulness of various objective testing instruments
    Review clinical practice 1
    Review clinical practice 2

    Learner Objectives

    1. Identify the components of the LOCUS and ASAM patient placement criteria
    2. Describe how to apply the patient placement criteria to assist in enrolling clients in the least restrictive environment.
    3. Discuss the purpose for using patient placement criteria
    LEARNER OBJECTIVES
    • Complete 12 hours of continuing education
    • Review the SAP DOT Regulations
    • Review the procedure for urine and breath testing
    • Define the different terms from SAP to MRO