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Screening and Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ability to conduct brief, evidence-based and developmentally appropriate screening and to conduct or arrange for more detailed assessments when indicated. Examples include screening and assessment for: risky, harmful or dependent use of substances; cognitive impairment; mental health problems; behaviors that compromise health; harm to self or others; and abuse, neglect, and domestic violence.

  1. Use strengths-based wellness, resilience and recovery models in conceptualizing the health and healthcare of consumers.
     
  2. Routinely conduct brief, evidence-based, and developmentally sensitive screens for the risky, harmful, or dependent use of substances, including alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription medications, and appropriateness for agonist, antagonist, and anti-craving medications.
     
  3. Routinely conduct brief, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate screens for cognitive impairment, common mental health problems, and behaviors that compromise health.
     
  4. Routinely conduct brief screens for risk related to self-harm, harm to others, impairments in functional self-care, and environmental safety.
     
  5. Detect signs of abuse, neglect, domestic violence and other trauma in individuals across the lifespan.
     
  6. Conduct or have other team members conduct more detailed, yet efficient, assessments of healthcare consumers who screen positive for mental and substance use conditions, risk to self or others, or potential abuse and neglect.
     
  7. Recognize and diagnose, using established classification criteria, the most common mental health and substance use conditions seen in the healthcare setting.
     
  8. Recognize the signs, symptoms and treatments of the most common health conditions, health crises, and comorbidity seen in the healthcare setting.

  9. Understand the symptoms and treatments for the major healthcare conditions of the consumers under the provider’s care.
     
  10. Briefly assess the nature of the consumer’s family and social support system and other socio-economic resources that impact on health and healthcare.
     
  11. Determine collaboratively the feasibility of providing effective treatment to the healthcare consumer and family within the context of the healthcare team and setting.

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The ability to conduct brief, evidence-based and developmentally appropriate screening and to conduct or arrange for more detailed assessments when indicated. Examples include screening and assessment for: risky, harmful or dependent use of substances; cognitive impairment; mental health problems; behaviors that compromise health; harm to self or others; and abuse, neglect, and domestic violence.

  1. Use strengths-based wellness, resilience and recovery models in conceptualizing the health and healthcare of consumers.
     
  2. Routinely conduct brief, evidence-based, and developmentally sensitive screens for the risky, harmful, or dependent use of substances, including alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription medications, and appropriateness for agonist, antagonist, and anti-craving medications.
     
  3. Routinely conduct brief, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate screens for cognitive impairment, common mental health problems, and behaviors that compromise health.
     
  4. Routinely conduct brief screens for risk related to self-harm, harm to others, impairments in functional self-care, and environmental safety.
     
  5. Detect signs of abuse, neglect, domestic violence and other trauma in individuals across the lifespan.
     
  6. Conduct or have other team members conduct more detailed, yet efficient, assessments of healthcare consumers who screen positive for mental and substance use conditions, risk to self or others, or potential abuse and neglect.
     
  7. Recognize and diagnose, using established classification criteria, the most common mental health and substance use conditions seen in the healthcare setting.
     
  8. Recognize the signs, symptoms and treatments of the most common health conditions, health crises, and comorbidity seen in the healthcare setting.

  9. Understand the symptoms and treatments for the major healthcare conditions of the consumers under the provider’s care.
     
  10. Briefly assess the nature of the consumer’s family and social support system and other socio-economic resources that impact on health and healthcare.
     
  11. Determine collaboratively the feasibility of providing effective treatment to the healthcare consumer and family within the context of the healthcare team and setting.

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