1=Understands 2=Developing 3=Competent 4=Skilled 5=Master
PRACTICE DIMENSION II
A collaborative process in which professionals and the client develop a written document that identifies important treatment goals: describes measurable, time-sensitive action steps toward achieving those goals with expected outcomes; and reflects a verbal agreement between counselor and client.
At a minimum an individualized treatment plan addresses the identified substance use disorder(s) as well as issues related to treatment progress, including relationships with family and significant others, potential mental conditions, employment, education, spirituality, health concerns, and social and legal needs.
Use relevant assessment information to guide the treatment planning process.
Explain assessment findings to the client and significant others.
Provide the client and significant others with clarification and additional information as needed.
Examine treatment options in collaboration with the client and significant others.
Consider the readiness of the client and significant others to participate in treatment.
Prioritize client needs in the order they will be addressed in treatment.
Formulate mutually agreed upon and measurable treatment goals and objectives.
Identify appropriate strategies for each treatment goal.
Coordinate treatment activities and community resources in a manner consistent with the client's diagnosis and existing placement criteria.
Develop with the client a mutually acceptable treatment plan and method for monitoring and evaluating progress.
Inform the client of confidentiality rights, program procedures that safeguard them, and the exceptions imposed by regulations.
Reassess the treatment plan at regular intervals or when indicated by changing circumstances.