The ATOP is a clinical review tool that can be used for a range of purposes, including for brief clinical assessment and review in treatment and for research. The training sessions below are designed to give an overview of the tool, how to complete it, and provide ideas on the range of ways the ATOP can be included in clinical practice.
The ATOP Manual 1 provides an overview of the applications of the tool, it's development and validation, and how to administer the ATOP. A copy of the manual can be found here.
Manual 2, Research and Service Evaluation focuses on the use of ATOP data to develop a better understanding of the profile of clients accessing treatment and their clinical outcomes. It will provide ideas on how to display, analyse and report ATOP data in a variety of ways. A copy of the manual 2 can be found here.
The ATOP is a validated clinical tool that is used in alcohol and other drug treatment, quality improvement, and research. If you would like to use the ATOP in your clinical service or research, please get in touch with the COQI team on SESLHD-COQI@health.nsw.gov.au. A copy of the tool can be found here