Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System

March 11, 2016

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

This new guide from SAMHSA provides knowledge on a wide range of evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of adults in the justice system who have co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. It discusses the importance of instrument selection for screening and assessing patients and is written for clinicians, case managers, program and systems administrators and staff, law enforcement, and court personnel.