Treatment and Clinical Support

Technical and clinical guidance for compliance with state treatment and recovery service standards at every level of care.
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New Training in a Box (TiB) Clinical Teaching Tools

Free online trainings that offer clinical support on the effective implementation of Person Centered Care practices.
Treatment and Clinical Support
Clinical Standards

The OASAS Addiction Treatment and Recovery (ATAR) division oversees treatment and recovery services across all levels on the Continuum of Care. The division also provides clinical and reimbursement guidance to providers to ensure addiction services are delivered in compliance with OASAS clinical standards.

The following standards of care are foundational at every level of care:

  • Person-centered
  • Welcoming and engaging
  • Adaptive and integrated (taken into consideration various courses of treatment, as well as treatment of mental health issues)
  • Connected to the Continuum of Care
Health alerts and medication-assisted treatment best practices for staff, clinicians, and nurses working in OASAS settings.
Level of Care Determination

The LOCADTR is a required tool for determining the most appropriate level of care for individuals seeking treatment.


Resources and manuals for accessing and utilizing the LOCADTR, a web-based tool for determining appropriate levels of care.

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