This session will focus on the use and integration of formal psychological assessment in the treatment of co-occurring disorders. Specific utility of cognitive, personality and vocational assessments will be discussed. The utility of psychological assessment for diagnostic use, treatment planning and post-discharge planning will be explored. Specific testing case examples will be used to demonstrate helpful use and integration of psychological testing for a treatment team or individual.
Learning Objective 1
• Identify useful psychological assessment tools for use or referral.
Learning Objective 2
• Name different types of psychological assessment and identify how those types can influence treatment planning.
Learning Objective 3
• Discuss the use of formal psychological assessment in post-discharge planning.