Assignment 2: Intervention Comparisons:
· There are a variety of substance abuse treatment interventions available. In this assignment, you will compare and contrast two such interventions.
Using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, research substance abuse treatment interventions. Select 2–3 scholarly resources to reference in this assignment.
Select two substance abuse treatment interventions to examine in this assignment.
Write a 2- to 3-page paper in Word format, addressing the following:
· Describe the strengths and weaknesses of each selected substance abuse treatment intervention.
· Discuss specific types of substance abuse that would benefit from your selected interventions.
· Identify potential barriers to treatment. Make sure to include barriers that are both internal to the patient (such as motivation) and external to the patient (such as environment).
Make sure you integrate research from at least 2–3 scholarly sources to support your ideas.
Apply APA standards to cite the sources.
· Justice Center: The Council of State Governments. (n.d.). Substance abuse. Retrieved from http://csgjusticecenter.org/reentry/issue-areas/substance-abuse/
· National Center for Biotechnology Information. (1994). SAMHSA/CSAT treatment improvement protocols: Appendix B; Levels of care. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ books/NBK64649/
· National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2012). Drug addiction treatment in the United States. Principles of drug abuse treatment for criminal justice populations: A research- based guide. Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/files/podat_ cj_2012.pdf
· New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. (2001). Guidelines for level of care determination. Albany, NY: Author. Retrieved from http://www.oasas. ny.gov/treatment/health/locadtr/documents/LOCADTRGuidelines.pdf