PCN-529 Week 2 (Benchmark Assignment) Substance Use Disorder Testing
Max Points: 110
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.
- A description of the substance use disorder test, including whether the test use used for screening or a full assessment
- Why the selected test is used
- How the test is administered
- 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.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.
This benchmark assignment assesses programmatic competency 1.6: Identify an appropriate testing instrument, explain how to administer the test, and interpret test results.