PA DEPARTMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS
Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is providing education, intervention and treatment programs to reduce drug and alcohol abuse and dependency for all Pennsylvanians.
Bureau of Treatment, Prevention and Intervention
The Bureau of Treatment, Prevention and Intervention performs numerous tasks within the Department to provide county authorities, providers and communities throughout the Commonwealth with the tools they need to effectively prevent and treat drug and alcohol problems, as well as problem gambling.
Responsible for program planning and development of standards, policies, guidelines, service descriptions, and outcome data for the clinical functions of case management and treatment systems for drug and alcohol issues and problem gambling.
PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION DIVISION
Provides for the development, oversight and management of substance abuse prevention services statewide, and strives to increase the effectiveness of implemented services through evidence-based programs and state-approved, effective programs and strategies.
Bureau of Quality Assurance for Prevention and Treatment
The Bureau of Quality Assurance for Prevention and Treatment is responsible for ensuring that drug and alcohol programs throughout the Commonwealth meet or exceed high quality standards and licensure requirements. The Bureau is composed of the following two divisions:
(1) EVALUATION AND CONTRACT COMPLIANCE DIVISION
Ensures that the Single County Authorities (SCAs) adhere to grant
agreement requirements and carry out their administrative functions effectively in order to assure the timely access to, and the provision of, a quality service delivery system, as well as efficiently manage all available resources at the local level.
(2) PROGRAM LICENSURE DIVISION
Safeguards the public by assuring that facilities providing drug and alcohol treatment services meet minimum standards of care based on published regulations.