Skip Navigation

Link to  the National Institutes of Health  
The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction from the National Institute on Drug Abuse Archives of the National Institute on Drug Abuse web site
Go to the Home page
   

Home > Publications > A Community Reinforcement Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction

A Community Reinforcement Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction



Exhibit 6: Practical Needs Assessment

Housing
  • Does the patient have a place to live?
  • Is it satisfactory?
  • Does it place the patient at risk for cocaine use?
  • Does the patient have a phone?
  • Are there utilities in service?
  • Is any type of housing assistance needed?

Employment

  • What is the patient's employmeny status?
  • Is this employmeny satisfactory?
  • Is cocaine use a risk on the job?
  • What services can be used to improve the situation?

Financial

  • Is the patient in trouble financially?
  • Is the patient in need of financial counseling?
  • What financial services are needed?

Education

  • Would the individual benefit from additional education?
  • Is the patient interested in obtaining more education?
  • re the patient's expectations realistic?

Health

  • Does the patient have adequate health care?
  • Is the patient or the family in need of health services?
  • What health services could the patient use?

Legal

  • Is the patient in need of legal assistance?
  • What type of legal services would be helpful?

Childcare

  • Does the patient need childcare services?
  • What type of childcare would be helpful?

Transportation

  • Does the patient need transportation services?
  • What type of transportation would be helpful?

Assessment

List the areas/and or services that would benefit the patient.

 

[Use the Back Button on Your Browser to Return to the Previous Page]


Therapy Manuals for Drug Abuse:
Manual 2

 



 
TX  
TX
 
 

Contents



Archive Home | Accessibility | Privacy | FOIA (NIH) | Current NIDA Home Page
National Institutes of Health logo_Department of Health and Human Services Logo The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Questions? See our Contact Information. . The U.S. government's official web portal