involve much more than determining the last time an adolescent drank
or how much marijuana was used... LCADA recognizes that the success
of an individual's treatment depends upon an understanding of the
emotional, behavioral, environmental, and family context in which
that use took place.
assessment process involves:
Clinical interviews with both the adolescent and the parent
Client and parental questionnaires and checklists
Urine drug testing as needed
& Intervention Program
This program address the needs of adolescents who have been identified
as high risk for substance abuse and/or who require a minimal degree
Designed for adolescents with a history of substance abuse.
Designed to address the needs
of adolescents who are chemically dependent and/or who have significant
emotional, behavioral, social, or family problems in addition to their
Actual length of stay depends upon
client progress and need. The program assists adolescents in maintaining
their newly established abstinence, to begin rebuilding family communications
and trust, to develop relapse prevention skills, and to identify additional
community/family support networks.