T-ACE is a measurement tool with four questions that are significant identifiers of risk drinking (i.e., alcohol intake sufficient to potentially damage the embryo/fetus). The T-ACE is completed at intake. The T-ACE score has a range of 0-5. The value of each answer to the four questions is totaled to determine the final T-ACE score. Included on the Healthy Start National Evaluation Program Survey.

Dr. Robert J. Sokol, 1988

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

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