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This course addresses the requirements for drug and alcohol screening and assessment of adults in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The required components of each tool, emergent care issues, screening options, level of case management determination, interviewing techniques and review of the DSM-V Criteria for Substance Use Disorders will be covered.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning objectives…for the overall Series: (see separate attachment for objectives for each session)

  • Explore the differences between a screening and an assessment;
  • Identify characteristics of a “Person-First” approach to screening & assessment;
  • Discuss key components of a thorough assessment;
  • Review the skills necessary for effective screening & assessment.
Intended Audience: 

Drug & Alcohol Providers.

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Completion Requirements: 

Since this is a DDAP training, DDAP regulations apply…anyone who misses more than 30 minutes, cumulative, of the training will not receive credit for the training.  After the training, participants are to go to the DDAP TMS, log in using their own username and password, select this course, complete the evaluation and then print out their certificate.

Also all participants MUST have a user profile set up on the DDAP Training Management System (TMS) prior to attending the class.  Once there, please click on the "New User" link and follow the directions.  You only need to set up your profile once on the TMS system.  Should you have any trouble creating a profile or remembering your "user id" and "password", please call DDAP at 717-783-8200.  Per state regulations, no one will be allowed entrance into the course without a profile prior to the day of the training.