Assessment Summary

Adolescent Chemical Dependency Inventory (ACDI)

The Adolescent Chemical Dependency Inventory (ACDI) is a self-report computer-scored test specifically designed for juvenile (12 to 17 years) assessment.

The ACDI contains 105 items, takes 15 to 20 minutes to complete and can be administered individually or in groups. Reports are available on-site within two or three minutes of test completion.

Staff report writing, substantiation of decision making and record keeping needs are met with ACDI reports. The ACDI has 5 measures (scales) which include:

  1. Truthfulness Scale
  2. Alcohol Scale
  3. Drugs Scale
  4. Adjustment Scale
  5. Distress Scale

The ACDI screens substance (alcohol and other drugs) abuse, overall adjustment and troubled youth concerns. The ACDI is particularly useful in schools, adolescent counseling and juvenile chemical dependency treatment programs.

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