Co-Occurring Disorders, psychology homework help

Book is Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Author: is John Riley and sons 2013

Select and research a substance use disorder testing instrument.

Write a paper of 500-750 words describing the instrument’s application in counseling. Include the following in your paper.

  1. A description of the substance use disorder test, including whether the test use used for screening or a full assessment
  2. Why the selected test is used
  3. How the test is administered
  4. How the test results are interpreted and used in diagnosis and treatment

Include a minimum of two scholarly references in your paper.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

This benchmark assignment assesses programmatic competency 1.6: Identify an appropriate testing instrument, explain how to administer the test, and interpret test results.

Rubic

25.0 %
Identify and describe a substance use disorders test and explain why it is used, including whether it is used for screening or a full assessment. Competency 1.6

Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not identify or describe a specific substance use disorder test or in what situations it is an appropriate diagnostic tool.

Includes little understanding of the assignment directions. Identifies a specific substance use disorder test but provides a vague or incomplete description. Does not or vaguely why it is used as a diagnostic tool.

Identifies a specific substance use disorder test, and provides a basic explanation of it. Provides basic explanation of why it is used as a diagnostic tool.

Identifies a specific substance use disorder test, and provides a thorough explanation of it. Provides clear explanation of why it is used as a diagnostic tool and the information provided is adequately supported.

Identifies a specific substance use disorder test, and provides a thorough explanation of it. Provides clear explanation of why it is used as a diagnostic tool. Information provided is adequately supported, and the student illustrates advanced understanding of the chosen instrument and its purpose in practice.

20.0 %Explain how the Selected Substance use disorder test is administered. Competency 1.6

Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment; does not explain, or incorrectly explains the how the selected substance use disorder test is administered.

Includes little understanding of the assignment directions. Vaguely or incompletely explains how the selected substance use disorder test is administered.

Provides basic understanding of how the selected substance use disorder test is administered.

Provides a thorough explanation and includes relevant examples to help explain how the selected substance use disorder test is administered. The information provided is adequately supported.

Provides a thorough explanation and includes relevant examples to help explain how the selected substance use disorder test is administered. The information provided is adequately supported, and the student illustrates advanced understanding of how the chosen instrument is implemented in practice.

25.0 %Explain how the test results are interpreted and used in diagnosis and treatment. Competency 1.6

Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment; does not explain, or incorrectly explains how to interpret and use test results obtained from the selected test instrument.

Includes little understanding of the assignment directions. Vaguely or incompletely explains how to interpret and use test results obtained from the selected test instrument.

Provides basic explanation of how to interpret and use results obtained from the selected test instrument.

Provides a thorough explanation of how to interpret and use results obtained from the selected test instrument. The information provided is adequately supported.

Provides a thorough explanation of how to interpret and use results obtained from the selected test instrument. The information provided is adequately supported, and the student illustrates advanced understanding of how to apply the results of the chosen instrument in practice.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.

Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction

Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.

Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.

Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.

Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.

Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.

5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.

10.0 %Format

5.0 %Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.

Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

All format elements are correct.

5.0 %Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style, and meeting assignment requirements)

No reference page is included. No citations are used.

Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.

Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.

Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.

In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.

100 %Total Weightage

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