Chemical Dependency Evaluation
Professional Addiction Assessment
Intensive Chemical Dependency
Evaluation (ICDE) is a five-day
evaluation process designed to
provide an individual with a
criteria-based evaluation for the
disease of chemical dependency. A
formal evaluation report is then
sent to any relevant licensing
board, including those for nurses,
pharmacists and physicians.
the patient demonstrates the
signs and symptoms of abuse or
there is the presence of a
co-morbid psychiatric illness.
extent to which a patient is
living outside of his or her
there are any emotional or
trauma issues that may hinder
treatment and/or recovery.
there are any medical conditions
that would affect the course of
level of treatment that would be
most beneficial for the patient.
The patient lives in Addiction
Recovery Resourcesí recovering
community and receives therapeutic
interventions that will allow the
Medical Director to determine the
nature of the disease and the
correct treatment recommendation.
Thorough health history and
systems review, including
complete lab screening and urine
Psychiatric Evaluation and
diagnosis by a qualified
Substance Abuse Evaluation by a
Masterís level psychotherapist,
including Addiction Severity
Index (ASI) and Substance Abuse
Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI).
Direct observation of the
patient in a treatment
Individual session with a
Masterís level psychotherapist
to identify possibility of
significant trauma issues that
may have a bearing on treatment.
In the event that the residential
component is not required, a
determination of patient needs will
be assessed using both testing
instruments and impressions in the
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