Assignment: Assessment and Diagnosis

Assignment: Assessment and Diagnosis

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Assignment: Assessment and Diagnosis

Write a 800 word paper that addresses the following:

  1. A definition of screening, assessment, and treatment plan
  2. Discuss the need for crisis management when working with a client.
  3. What is the assessment process for identifying addictive disorders?
  4. What considerations must be made for choosing an appropriate assessment tool?
  5. A general overview of the substance use disorder criteria according to the DSM
  6. A discussion about the potential problems that can arise when a counselor relies solely on the diagnostic criteria listed in the DSM for treatment planning
  7. Include at least two examples of commonly used substance use disorder assessment tools.
  8. Include a minimum of two scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.

When writing the paper, consider using the following level-one APA headings to help organize the content:

  1. Definitions
  2. Crisis Management
  3. Assessment Process
  4. Considerations
  5. General Overview of Criteria
  6. Potential Problems
  7. Examples

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered