1=Understands 2=Developing 3=Competent 4=Skilled 5=Master
PRACTICE DIMENSION IV: SERVICE COORDINATION IMPLEMENTING THE TREATMENT PLAN
The administrative, clinical, and evaluative activities that bring the client, treatment services, community agencies, and other resources together to focus on issues and needs identified in the treatment plan. Service coordination, which includes case management and client advocacy, establishes a frame-work of action for the client to achieve specified goals. It involves collaboration with the client and significant others, coordination of treatment and referral services, liaison activities with community resources and managed care systems, client advocacy, and ongoing evaluation of treatment progress and client needs.
Initiate collaboration with referral source.
Obtain, review, and interpret all relevant screening, assessment, and initial treatment-planning information.
Confirm the client’s eligibility for admission and continued readiness for treatment and change.
Complete necessary administrative procedures for admission to treatment.
Establish accurate treatment and recovery expectations with the client and involved significant others including, but not limited to:
- The nature of services,
- Program goals,
- Program procedures,
- Rules regarding client conduct,
- The schedule of treatment activities,
- Costs of treatment,
- Factors affecting duration of care,
- Client’s rights and responsibilities,
- The effects of treatment and recovery on significant others.
Coordinate all treatment activities with services provided to the client by other resources.