Course: Clinical Assess. of Substance Use Disco (PY-588-1) 

This course concerns routine and specialized procedures for assessment of substance use and co-occurring disorders, beginning with the elicitation of informed cooperation from clients and selection of appropriate measures. Instruments covered will include clinical and structured interviews, behavioral observation, clinician rating scales, mental status examinations, and standardized self-report and observer-rated measures of symptoms and personality traits. The use of assessment data in case formulation, the synthesis of clinical findings into clear, useful written reports, and the therapeutic presentation of assessment feedback to clients also will be emphasized. 1.5 credits

Faculty:Credit: Day/Time:Pre-Regs:
Joy1.5LEC 8:00 PM 10:20 PM

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