Applying ASAM Placement Curriculum

Applying ASAM Placement Curriculum

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Finding the time and funds to attend conferences or to earn continuing education contact hours isn't always possible. "The Hazelden Clinical Innovators Series" makes it easier for you.The need for standardized client care was recognized in 1991, when the American Society of Addiction Medicine published its Patient Placement Criteria for treating psychoactive substance use disorders. The newly revised "ASAM-PPC-2R" manual takes on renewed importance with today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. David Mee-Lee presents a clear and concise overview of the new ASAM criteria. You'll learn to: use those criteria to support sound clinical perspectives; validate key thoughts; and, explore new ways of viewing your work without negating your current services.
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About David Mee-Lee

A board-certified psychiatrist, David Mee-Lee coauthored the first and second editions of the ASAM criteria. He has over 25 years of experience with co-occurring disorders treatment and program development. Since 1974, Kathyleen M. Tomlin has worked in the addictions treatment and prevention field as a counselor, administrator, educator, and consultant. She specializes in treating adolescents and their families who are affected by addiction and multiple DSM diagnoses. Includes a video workshop on DVD, a clinician's manual written by Mee-Lee and Tomlin and a test that allows you to earn 10 continuing education hours.
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