Assessment and Alcoholism

Assessment and Alcoholism - Assessment I) SAD PERSONS...

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Assessment I) SAD PERSONS (suicide assessments) a. S – sex (male/female) b. A – age (higher for teenagers and elderly) c. D – depression d. P – previous attempts e. E – ethanol abuse (drug abuse) f. R – rational thinking g. S – social support h. O – organized plan i. N – no spouse or partner j. S – sickness II) Goals of Assessment (accurate assessment and facilitate treatment goals): a. Accurate assessment – identify and understand the individual’s symptoms within the context of their overall functioning i.Helps you know what treatments will work best for them b. Facilitate Treatment Goals – help to develop an effective treatment program i.Dynamic Formulation – formulate a hypothesis explaining their symptoms III) Common reactions to trauma include emotional, cognitive, physical and interpersonal IV) CDI – children’s depressive inventory Drug Abuse I) Definition of Substance Abuse – a maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSC 150 taught by Professor Greg during the Spring '05 term at CSU Stanislaus.

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