(Now available in French)
Client/Patient Assessment Form: Nicotine Dependence Clinic
Learn where to order the ADS. This kit is one of the most widely used and reliable clinical tools for measuring the severity of alcohol dependence and assessing clients with alcohol problems. Based on the World Health Organization’s theoretical concept of a core alcohol dependence syndrome, the 25-item questionnaire can be quickly administered and scored by hand.
Learn where to order this five-minute questionnaire, used in an interview or self-evaluation, that can help gauge the severity of addiction to drugs other than alcohol.
Learn where to order this questionnaire, a companion tool to the liste des occasions de consommation de drogues (LOCD). It allows substance use counsellors and researchers to identify a client’s self-efficacy in relation to 50 drinking and/or other drug-taking situations and can be administered:
Learn where to order this tool that allows substance use counsellors and researchers to assess the situations in which a client has used alcohol and/or other drugs over the last year. It consists of two separate questionnaires— one for alcohol and one for up to three other drugs—that gauge a client’s substance use over the same 50 risk situations. The LOCD generates a separate profile of risk situations for each substance.
Admission and Discharge Criteria and Assessment Tools (ADAT) is a comprehensive approach to establishing an initial treatment plan which identifies the most appropriate level and intensity of care for a client entering Ontario's addictions treatment system (or whether the client is ready for discharge). The Admission criteria in particular use the results of the Assessment Tools to this end. The Assessment Tools component is a suite of clinical assessment tools to be used by professionals to identify a client's strengths and needs in seven areas. The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC)-Addiction Program has mandated the tools and criteria for use by for all ministry-funded addiction service programs.
Tools now available in French
Assessment of Financial Competence
Suicide Risk Assessment Worksheet: Anger and Addiction Clinic
Self-Administration Medication (SAM) Program: Client/Patient Assessment Form
Violence Risk Assessment and Management: Anger and Addiction Clinic
Tools available in English only
Learn where to order this self-administered questionnaire that focuses on two major areas – the inability to carry out normal functions and the appearance of new and distressing phenomena.The General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) screens for non-psychotic psychiatric disorder.
The “Try This” Series
This publication of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, is a series of assessment tools where each issue focuses on a topic specific to the older adult population.
The goal of the Try This: Best Practices in Care for Older Adults series of assessment tools is to provide knowledge of best practices in the care of older adults that is:
There are several tools available to assist in the screening process, including the South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS). This tool, developed in the US, is a 20-item questionnaire used to screen for “pathological gambling” in clinical settings.
(Tools available in English only)
This document provides a detailed list of web links for screening and assessing co-occurring disorders.