Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor

Kari Armijo, Cabinet Secretary

Nick Boukas, Director, BHSD


Basic ASAM Criteria

30nov9:00 am4:00 pmBasic ASAM Criteria

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At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 1. Summarize the origins of the ASAM Criteria and how the need to individualize treatment effects present-day practice.

2. Identify and describe the 5 overall levels of care in substance use treatment.

3. Compare and contrast ASAM Criteria with a biopsychosocial assessment, a screening tool, and a psychological evaluation.

4. Analyze how the 6 dimensions of ASAM Criteria are relevant to assessing a substance use disorder.

5. Specify the 5 severity risk ratings for each of the 6 dimensions of the ASAM Criteria.

6. Report at least 2 factors for determining risk for each of the 6 dimensions of the ASAM Criteria.

7. Summarize strategies in order to apply ASAM Criteria to everyday


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