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Addiction Severity Index - Crime

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Acronym:

ASI-C

Author/Developer / Address:

Öberg, D., Sallmen, B., Kaplan, C., McMurphy, S., Ackerson, T., Krantz, L., Martens, P., Schlyter, F. & Turner, T. Karlsvik Rehab. Center, box 198, S-243 23 Höör, Sweden

Publication dates:

Version 1. 1998-08-13.

Description / Type of Assessment:

Description of problems with criminality/criminal lifestyle; Assessment of needs and risks for recidivism.

Primary use / Purpose:

Clinical and research use. Treatment planning, client/unit matching, evaluation and treatment research

Domains measured / Life Areas / Problems Assessed:

Static/dynamic risk factors, such as criminal history, social network, attitudes towards criminality and motives.

Population:

Clients within different sectors of care, for example: prison and probation, social services, drug and alcohol treatment, psychiatric care and somatic care

Administration / Completion Time:

Interview 20-30 minutes

Scoring Procedures:

Profiles

Scoring Time:

Interview 10 minutes

Credentials/Training:

4 hours training for interviewers, previous knowledge in ASI-methodology

Source of Psychometrics:

Rotter I-E-scale; DSM-IV-criteria.

Languages:

English, Dutch/Flemish and Swedish

Availability /

Inquiries:

David Oberg, tel: +31-43-343 86 26, e-mail: mailto:David.Oberg@project-maps.com
Bjorn Sallmen, tel: +46-413-297 15, e-mail: bjorn_salmen@yahoo.com
Homepage: www.homestead.com/projectmaps (for downloading of forms)

Price:

Free of charge for registered users

Practicability / usefulness:

Screening, treatment planning, discharge planning, structuring of treatment, evaluation and research

Comments:

The instrument is the product of an international research project, including researchers, statisticians, psychologists, social workers, sociologists and representatives from prison and probation authorities from Sweden and USA.

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