Illicit Substance Screening: Required Components cont.

Illicit Drug and Alcohol Screening in Recovery Housing > Illicit Substance Screening: Required Components cont.

 

Required Components of an Illicit Drug and Alcohol Screening for the National Quality Standards.

Residents do have the ability to refuse a screening.  However, the resident must already be informed of what will happen if the resident refuses a screening.

Refusal of a screening may mean that the home will assume that the resident has used substances, and the appropriate policy will be followed.

The policy needs to be clear about what will happen.