Center for Substance Abuse Treatment http://csat.samhsa.gov/mission.aspx
CSAT promotes the quality and availability of community-based substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families who need them.
For more information on Screening and Assessment: Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIP) prepared by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment are highly recommended.
TIP 7 Screening and Assessment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Among Adults in the Criminal Justice System
TIP 44 Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System
chapter 2: Screening and Assessment
For assistance developing and implementing screening and assessment protocols, contact local chapters of the following behavioral health specialists’ professional organizations:
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry www.aaap.org
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
American Society of Addiction Medicine www.asam.org
National Association of Social Workers www.socialworkers.org/
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems
National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov/
NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration www.nhtsa.dot.gov
NHTSA’s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
Screening, assessment, and treatment planning for persons with co-occurring disorders
http://coce.samhsa.gov/cod_resources/PDF/OP2-Screening and Assessment-8-13-07.pdf
An overview paper from the Co-Occurring Center for Excellence that discusses the purpose, appropriate staffing, protocols, methods, advantages and disadvantages, and processes for integrated screening, assessment, and treatment planning for persons with COD as well as systems issues and financing.