Presentation on theme: "Substance Use Assessment tool (SUAT)"— Presentation transcript:
1Substance Use Assessment tool (SUAT) Presented by;Marta McGonagleTDCJ-RRPDMarch 27, 2008
2DDRAC Screening & Placement Subcommittee Formed in response to the Report to State Leadership, January 2007.Effective screening ensures proper placement.Proper placement leads to appropriate care, improved treatment outcomes and ensures that limited resources are used efficiently.
3TIME LINE 03/07 FIRST SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING 05/07 INTRODUCTION & OVERVIEW OF SUAT (Substance Abuse and Mental Health computerized Screening and Assessment Tool) BY DR. VINCE FONSECADISCUSSED STANDARDIZATION OF SCREENING & ASSESSMENT FOR ADULT RESIDENTIAL TRETMENT
4TIME-LINE (Cont’)04/07 Research of criminal justice system standards for level of care.Defined definition of screening, assessment, and placement based on facility licensure criteria.Must meet the DSM IV criteria for Substance Abuse or Dependence
5Time Line (Cont’)05/07 Overview of SUAT presented to RRPD. Approval to test SUAT at the Hamilton Unit Pre-release Therapeutic Community (PRTC)06/07 Presentation at PRTC
6Cont’06/07 Modifications made to meet the target population in TDCJ treatment Units. Computers donated from DFPS to RRPD. (James Childers).03/08 TDCJ-RRPD Purchase Order in process…………….
7SUAT OVERVIEWComprehensive mental health/substance use assessment and case management tool that provides:1. Five axis diagnostic impressions2. Level of care recommendation, and3. Motivational interviewing feedback to the client
8SUAT Able to be used on all computers Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug ScreeningMental Health ScreeningCan be self-administeredMI and Self Efficacy Screen (Client motivation)Able to be used on all computersBasic demographic information (Name, DOB, Gender, Ethnicity, TDCJ/SID number, Education level, current offense, past criminal history)
9SUATComputer analyzes data and provides the following recommendations for the clinician to review and modify as needed:Flag for potential issuesClient motivationDiagnostic ImpressionLevel of CareMaster Treatment PlanGenerates Report
10HANDOUTSREVIEW HANDOUTSQ&ARecognition to Kristine Guilbeaux!!