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ABA Applied Behavioral Analysis
AAA Abdominal Aortic  Aneurysm
AAAC The Academic Achievement and Accountability  Commission
AAADD Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder
ABN Advanced Beneficiary Notice
ACEP Approved Continuing Education Provider
ACP Address Confidentiality Program
ACS Approved Clinical Supervisor
ADAA Anxiety Disorders Association of America
ADAM Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program
ADP Average Daily Population
AIA An Alcohol Impact Area
AKOM All Kinds of Minds
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
ATR Art Therapist Registered
AUDIT Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
AWP Any Willing Provider
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
BAI Beck Anxiety Index
BARS Barnes Akathisia Rating Scale
BDD Body Dysmorphic Disorder
BGLQT Bisexuals, Gays, Lesbians, Questioning, and Transsexuals
BHMCO Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization
BIP Behavioral Intervention Plan
BIQ Background Investigation Questionnaire
BPD Borderline Personality Disorder
BSE Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
BSFT Brief Structural Family Therapy
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
C-ACYSW Certified Advanced Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker
CAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine
CD Chemical Dependency
CEAP Certified Employee Assistance Program
CERT Cognitive Emotional Restructuring Therapy
CME Continuing Medical Education
CNS Central Nervous System
CoDA Co-Dependence Anonymous
CSAAS Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome
CUSSN Computer Use in Social Services Network
CVCP Crime Victim Compensation Program
DAP Data Assessment and Plan
DCH Defendant's Case History
DESNOS Disorder of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified
DICA Diagnostic Inventory for Children and Adolescents
DOSA Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative
DP Deferred Prosecution
DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous
DSH Deliberate Self-Harm
EAA Eating Addictions Anonymous
EBP Evidence Based Practice
EI Emotional Intelligence
EIA Enzyme Immuno Assay
ETR Exception to Rule
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FH+ With a Family History of a Particular Problem
FH- Without a Family History of a Particular Problem
FOO Family of Origin
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FSAD Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
FSD Female Sexual Dysfunction
GAD Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GAIN Global Appraisal of Individual Needs
GAM Gay Asian Men
HBLU Healing from the Body Level Up
HFA High Functioning Alcoholics
HIDTA High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
HSAD Hypoactive Sexual Arousal Disorder
IDU Injection Drug User
IED Intermittent Explosive Disorder
IPSAT In Prison Substance Abuse Treatment
IRRT Imagery Re-Scripting and Reprocessing Therapy
JIS Judicial Information System
LOC Level of Care
MAOI Monoamine Oxidize Inhibitors
MDD Major Depressive Disorder
MHF Mental Health Facilitators
MMT Methadone Maintenance Treatment
MPD Multiple Personality Disorder (now the preferred term is DID.)
MVA Motor Vehicle Accident
MYOB Mind Your Own Business
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
OST Opiate Substitution Treatment
OT Occupational Therapist
OTC Over the Counter
OTM Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
OTP Opioid Treatment Program
OTR Occupational Therapist Registered
OTR/L Occupational Therapist Licensed
PHI Protected Health Information or Protected Healthcare Information
PPD Postpartum Depression
PPMD Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood Disorder
REBT Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
RET Rational-Emotive Therapy
RIBA Recombinant Immunoblot Assay
SGSE Same-Gender-Spousal-Equivalent
SI Suicidal Ideation
SIARI Self Injury and Related Issues "(a.k.a self-harm, self-mutilation, self-abuse, self-inflicted violence, self-injury, and cutting)"
SIG Special Interest Group
SMI Serious Mental Illness
TPA Third Party Administrators
TPO Treatment, Payment or Health-Care Operations
VT Vicarious Traumatization
WSW Women Who Have Sex with Women


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