This educational course covers the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program Reducing Substance Use Disorders. “High Intensity Learning Collaborative fact sheet”, which provides an overview of the American Society of Addiction Medicine criteria for substance use treatment. The course contains is an abbreviation of the full principles, concepts, and process described within the ASAM Criteria. The ASAM Criteria describes five broad levels of care (Levels 0.5–4) with specific service and recommended provider requirements to meet those needs. These levels of care (Levels 0.5–4) span a continuum of care that represent various levels of care. This education covers the Treatment Planning skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP.
Upon completion of this education course, the participant will be able to:
- Explain the role of the ASAM criteria in Substance use treatment planning;
- Demonstrate knowledge of the ASAM levels of care;
- Describe the treatment planning process based on ASAM levels of care.
Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program Reducing Substance Use Disorders. “High Intensity Learning Collaborative fact sheet”. https://www.medicaid.gov/state-resource-center/innovation-accelerator-program/iap-downloads/learn-hilc-iap.pdf.
Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C