Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

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

American Psychological Association

American Society of Addiction Medicine

National Association of Social Workers

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems

National Institute on Drug Abuse
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
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 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.