American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria


This training will provide a general overview of ASAM as well as instruction related to the proper utilization of ASAM criteria for appropriate patient placement, and guidance for utilizing ASAM criteria to determine the appropriate treatment of patients based upon their level of care. The emphasis will be the use of the ASAM Criteria as a clinical tool for initial client placement and ongoing services at a given level of care as well as the role of ASAM in medical necessity and treatment planning.