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EIU Integrated Care for Drug Users: Digest of tools used in the assessment process and core data sets

DescriptionThe digest provides profiles of 40 tools which can be used as part of the assessment process with the aim of providing information and support for practitioners in the use of a range of tools.
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Website Publication DateMay 20, 2003

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Integrated Care for Drug Users assessment
Digest of Tools Used in the Assessment Process and Core Data Sets

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CONTENTS

Remit and Dissemination Policy
SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION
SECTION TWO: TOOLS USED FOR SIMPLE ASSESSMENT OR SCREENING
SECTION THREE : TOOLS USED FOR COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT
SECTION FOUR: TOOLS USED FOR SPECIALIST ASSESSMENT
SECTION FIVE: TOOLS USED FOR SPECIFIC ASSESSMENT
SECTION SIX: CORE DATA SETS
SECTION SEVEN : APPENDICES

WHAT IS IN THIS DOCUMENT?

  • Definitions and principles of the assessment process

  • Profiles of 40 tools used as part of the assessment process

  • Definitions of Core Data Sets

WHAT IS THE AIM?

To provide information and support for practitioners in the use of a range of tools as part of the assessment process and the care planning of people with drug problems.

WHO SHOULD USE IT?

Anyone involved in the planning and delivery of care and treatment services for people with drug problems. Those involved in service design and evaluation may also find the information useful.

WHO WROTE THIS DOCUMENT?

Andy Rome of the Effective Interventions Unit (EIU) conducted the mapping and literature review and compiled this report. Stella Papadeli and Karin O'Brien provided the administrative support.