The Need for Improved Assessment of Adolescent Substance Involvement

Ken Winters

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The need for improved assessment practices in the adolescent chemical dependency field is discussed. This need exists due to a lack of well-developed, standardized assessment tools and because of expanding demands and strains on the adolescent chemical dependency service delivery system. Current efforts to improve the situation are also addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)487-502
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Drug Issues
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1990

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