LOCUS training

February 11, 2022

The LOCUS is a clinical decision support tool used when working with clients over the age of 18 years who have substance use and/or mental health concerns. This course provides an overview of the LOCUS tool and is a requirement for clinicians prior to using the tool in practice.

Course Objectives – Participants will:

  1. Learn about the 6 LOCUS Dimensions and important considerations for scoring the tool;
  2. Learn about the 6 LOCUS Levels of Care;
  3. Explore the process of shared decision making in the context of presenting a level of care recommendation.

Time required to complete course – 3 hours

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Other Services

There are a number of options for you to access urgent and routine specialty advice in the Edmonton and North zone.  This includes SpecialistLINK, and eReferral for routine advice and RAAPID for urgent or emergent cases.

This one-pager was created as a reference to assist you in determining which service to use, based on the advice required and your preferences.

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Specialist LINK

For Calgary Zone, please visit Specialist Link.

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eReferral

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RAAPID

AHS telephone line for urgent or emergent cases

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