What is the Sassi test?

Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI) is a tool used to assess if a person is suffering from a certain substance abuse disorder. This assessment is done with the help of questionnaires making the entire evaluation process simpler and more effective.

The SASSI identifies individuals who have a high probability of being diagnosed with any type of substance use disorder, including alcohol. It is not a measure of the use of controlled substances.

Subsequently, question is, how long does the Sassi take? In Session II: Clinical Interpretation you will learn the clinical use of the SASSI scales, screening and assessment information, and how to give feedback to the client. How long is training? Each session is approximately 3.5 hours.

In this manner, how does the Sassi work?

The SASSI includes both face valid and subtle items that have no apparent relationship to substance use. The subtle items are included to identify some individuals with alcohol and other drug problems who are unwilling or unable to acknowledge substance misuse or symptoms associated with it.

What is the Sassi 4?

The Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory Fourth Edition (SASSI4) instruments are self-report screening instruments designed to accurately identify adolescents and adults with high probability of having a substance use disorder (SUD).

Who created the Sassi?

Glenn Miller

What does Sassi mean?

Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory

Who can administer the Sassi?

The Adolescent SASSI (SASSI-A2) should be used with youth between the ages of 12 and 18 years. Exceptions can be made. For example, it may be appropriate to administer the SASSI-4 (adult version) to a 17 year old who no longer lives with his/her parents and is full self-supporting.

What does Cage stand for when evaluating for alcohol?

“CAGE” is an acronym formed from the italicized words in the questionnaire (cut-annoyed-guilty- eye). The CAGE is a simple screening questionnaire to id potential problems with alcohol. Two “yes” responses is considered positive for males; one “yes” is considered positive for females.