Screening and Assessment in TANF\Welfare-to-Work: Ten Important Questions TANF Agencies and Their Partners Should Consider. Alcohol/Substance Abuse Screening Instrument (New York)

03/01/2001

Barriers Identified
Substance Abuse (drugs and alcohol)

Number and Types of Questions
Nine 'yes' or 'no' questions about alcohol/substance abuse in the last 12 months

Target Population
TANF clients

Methodological Information
Not available

Implementation
All TANF applicants are screened for the possibility of drug and alcohol using this one-page tool. Training for staff administering the tool is not mandatory, but is provided through workshops, seminars, and teleconferences.

Cost
None

Source or Publisher
New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

State(s) Believed to be Using
New York

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