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ACD 247 - Assessment and Case Management

4.0 Credits
Reviews the technical addiction treatment case management functions; performance skill requirements; methods and typical activities including assessment procedures, ASAM client placement, treatment planning, and documentation standards and follow up. Prerequisite: ACD 113 , ACD 140 , and SHS 114 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe and demonstrate the initial assessment procedures and interview procedures with the goal of gathering important case history using a comprehensive set of instruments. [REASON]
  2. Explain the client engagement goal to prioritize with the client their treatment options and goals for treatment and recovery. [REASON]
  3. Describe related federal and state laws and agency regulations regarding confidentiality, client care standards, documentation of treatment events and progress and outcomes according to ethical guidelines. [REASON]
  4. Describe verbally and in writing the symptoms of substance abuse and dependency and the importance of accurate diagnostic procedures and documentation. [REASON]
  5. Demonstrate basic familiarity with initial diagnostic skills that include the use of the DSM, screening instruments, ASAM placement, various assessment history and psychosocial instruments in tests and simulations. [REASON]
  6. Express a conceptually accurate understanding of various treatment options,such as confidentiality release forms, common admission procedures, and client orientation and admission activity. [REASON]
  7. Demonstrate the skills necessary to assess client’s readiness for change; reassess level of motivation throughout treatment, and revise placement criteria and treatment plan. [REASON]
  8. Describe in writing the necessity for client referral to other community resources and the need to network to maintain those relationship for smooth client transition. [COMMUNICATE]
  9. Identify Washington state patient records regulations and how to maintain current, formal court testimony in a secure and well organized chart. [REASON]

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