APS TARC: Substance Abuse Educational Toolkit Now Available

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Substance Abuse Educational Toolkit  


APS investigations, assessments, and service referral/coordination may present challenges when the client has one or more substance abuse concerns. This toolkit is a resource both to front-line staff and administrators. The toolkit includes the following which will be of interest to staff working directly with clients:

-training on working with people with substance abuse disorders and possible co-occurring mental health challenges,
-federal resources list, 
-technology resources and tips,
-training including lived experiences stories of people recovering from substance abuse.

APS program administrators will be interested in the following: policies and procedures template for work on behalf of and for clients with substance abuse disorders, sample memorandum of understanding/interagency agreement.

We hope you find the toolkit helpful. If you have questions about its use, reach out to us.