1=Understands 2=Developing 3=Competent 4=Skilled 5=Master
TRANSDISCIPLINARY FOUNDATION III
APPLICATION TO PRACTICE: Pages 21 - 26
Understand the established diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders and describe treatment modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care.
Describe a variety of helping strategies for reducing the negative effects of substance use, abuse, and dependence.
Tailor helping strategies and treatment modalities to the client’s stage of dependence, change or recovery.
Provide treatment services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the client.
Adapt practice to the range of treatment settings and modalities.
Be familiar with medical and pharmacological resources in the treatment of substance use disorders.
Understand the variety of insurance and health maintenance options available and the importance of helping clients access those benefits.
Recognize that crisis may indicate an underlying substance use disorder and may be a window of opportunity for change.
Understand the need for and the use of methods for measuring treatment outcome.