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ASAM Understanding and Using Current Criteria

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Credit Value: 2
Exam Questions: 20
Passing Grade: 15 correct
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Course Description:

 

The American Society of Addition Medicine (ASAM) has developed and promulgated a unified set of patient placement criteria for the assessment, treatment planning and level of care determinations required for substance abusing clients.  This set of criteria, first developed over 10 years ago has gained in both popularity and usage by state and other accrediting bodies.  In October of 2013, ASAM published an updated set of criteria.  This course is designed to overview the purpose and usage of ASAM.  It addition, it summarizes the changes that have recently gone into effect.

 

This course on understanding and using ASAM criteria is designed for employees in substance abuse assessment and treatment organizations.  The course is also appropriate for healthcare professionals including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses, and professional counselors who do clinical work and may assess or treat clients with substance abuse problems.  This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop or update their ability to use ASAM criteria. 

 

Authors: Toni DiDona, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Ron Black, L.C.S.W.

 

Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding the use of ASAM criteria.  Specifically, a professional will:

  • Identify ASAM and the history of its development
  • Describe how ASAM criteria fit into the assessment process
  • Identify ASAM Levels of Care
  • Describe ASAM Dimensional Criteria

 

 

Citation:  Ce-Classes.com (2015).  Understanding and Using Current ASAM Criteria.  All rights reserved.

 

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Credits: 2 Exam Fee: $40.00 Format: Online

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