1. Define Screening?
The process by which a client is determined appropriate and eligible for admission to a particular program.
2. What are the necessary questions to ask during the screening process that evaluate the psychological, social, and physiological signs and symptoms of alcohol and other drug use and abuse?
Is there any possible alcohol or drug problem, are there any physical conditions that need special attention, do they have any mental health problems, what is there living situation/ do they have any family, are they court ordered, how old and are you male or female.
3. How do you determine a client’s appropriateness for admission to your agency or when to make a referral?
To determine if a client is appropriate you need to consider if there is a problem, what kind of care is need, are there any mental health issues, what is there living situation, any family support ,are they court ordered, also there age and sex
4. How do you determine a client’s eligibility for admission to your agency or when to make a referral?
To determine if a client is appropriate you need to consider is the age of the client, gender, place of residency, legal status, are they a veteran and level of income and how are there being referred. If a client does not meet the requirements then numbers to other facilities that could possible help should be given
5. List five possible coexisting conditions that an alcohol or drug abuse client might have? Briefly describe the relationship of the coexisting condition to the presentation of substance abuse. Identify what additional professional assessments and or services are needed.
A client may have depression, bipolar, a medical condition that requires a doctor’s care, paranoid schizophrenia, ADHD. These disorders need special attention and can cause a person not to be in there right mind and not make the right choice and can aggravate some one and cause them not to do the right thing and having a...