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Table 3 In-program practices regarding assessment and referral of SUDPs (N=241) and BIPs (N=235)

From: Addressing substance abuse and violence in substance use disorder treatment and batterer intervention programs

  SUDPs BIPs X2
Assessment (% yes, N) (% yes, N)  
Program has a policy:
On assessing the cross problem 22.0 (53) 54.5 (128) 54.59***
Of programs having a policy (N=181; 53 SUDPs, 128 BIPs):
 Policy requires assessment of cross problem 73.6 91.4 9.84***
Cross problem is assessed at least sometimes among people seeking help from program 68.0 (168) 93.6 (22) 58.84***
Of programs assessing the cross problem at least sometimes (N=384; 164 SUDPs, 220 BIPs):
 Every client is assessed 66.7 86.3 20.97***
 A standard, published scale is used 15.2 43.6 37.12***
 Current pattern is assessed 69.0 94.2 34.37***
 Current severity is assessed 62.8 89.0 28.79***
 Problem history is assessed 92.9 91.1 .32
 Past severity is assessed 59.3 82.2 18.77***
Referral: Alcohol Abuse and IPV Perpetration SUDPs BIPs X2
If potential client has cross problem, program does not admit the client 24.1 (58) 27.2 (64) .63
Referral: Drug Abuse and IPV Perpetration    
If potential client has the cross problem, program does not admit the client 24.1 (58) 25.1 (59) .07
Follows up on referrals to determine if potential clients obtained help 51.6 (124) 61.1 (144) 3.04*
  1. *p < .05 **p < .01 ***p < .001.