Table 4.17a
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2009
Number
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of facilities1
Total Required
continuing
education
for staff
Regularly
scheduled
case review
with supervisor
Periodic client
satisfaction
surveys
conducted
by facility
Periodic
drug testing
of clients
Periodic
utilization
reviews
Case review
by appointed
quality review
committee
Outcome
follow-up
after
discharge
Total  13,513 13,091 12,713 12,358 11,533 11,411 9,423 9,020
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,826 7,614 7,531 7,354 6,753 6,882 5,849 5,432
Private for-profit  3,959 3,787 3,560 3,416 3,332 3,062 2,378 2,506
Local, county, or community govt.    795   777   755   735   657   702   562   451
State government    401   389   378   383   359   358   317   250
Federal government    341   334   305   307   300   267   221   252
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    210   206   176   187   196   164   128   161
Dept. of Defense     91    89    91    84    73    73    69    60
Indian Health Service     38    37    36    35    29    28    23    30
Other      2     2     2     1     2     2     1     1
Tribal government    191   190   184   163   132   140    96   129
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,257 8,017 7,897 7,591 7,541 6,959 5,812 5,878
Mental health services    878   839   750   787   469   746   559   392
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,091 3,964 3,819 3,732 3,300 3,492 2,877 2,567
General health care    169   161   142   148   135   128   107   106
Other/unknown    118   110   105   100    88    86    68    77
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could employ more than one of the practices specified.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2009.

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