Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System - Executive Summary and Instruments Part 2: Instruments for Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System Part 2

About the Course:

This course examines the intricacies of assessing and screening prison inmates for co-occurring disorders. The course materials will provide the reader with a clearly presented set of information about assessment and screening instruments used with the mentally ill criminal justice population. References are also included for those seeking additional information.

Material is on page 134 to 190

Publication Date:

HHS Publication No. (SMA)-15-4930 2015


Roger H. Peters, PhD
Elizabeth Rojas, MA
Marla G. Bartoi, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about screening and assessing incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Differentiate between screening, assessment, and diagnosis of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system population.

  2. Identify key clinical issues regarding co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

  3. Identify challenges with treating co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

Course Material

Exam covers pages 134 to 190

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Course Number: 102335
Credit Hours: 5cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 5cr
Exam Fee: $34.85
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