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Need for Improved Assessment of Adolescent Substance Involvement

NCJ Number
124291
Journal
Journal of Drug Issues Volume: 20 Issue: 2 Dated: (Summer 1990) Pages: 487-502
Author(s)
K Winters
Date Published
1990
Annotation
The need for improved assessment practices in the adolescent chemical dependency field is discussed.
Abstract
This need exists due to a lack of well-developed, standardized assessment tools and because of expediency demands and strains on the adolescent chemical dependency service delivery system. Current efforts to improve the situation are also addressed. 1 table, 1 note, 49 references. (Author abstract)