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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

    DUI Counseling Requirements & DUI Evaluation

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                             For General Information call 630-407-8384

               For Court Sentence Monitoring 630-407-8961 or 630-407-8960 

Minimal Risk  

The Minimal Risk Education course shall include a minimum of ten (10) hours of classroom instruction divided into at least four (4) sessions, each of which shall be held on a different date. No session shall exceed three (3) hours in length. 

Moderate Risk  

In addition to the required minimum ten (10) hours of risk education, the DUI defendant/client must complete a minimum of twelve (12) hours of early intervention over a minimum of four (4) weeks with no more than three (3) hours per day in any seven (7) consecutive days; subsequent completion of any and all necessary treatment; and after discharge, active ongoing participation in all activities specified in the continuing care plan if so recommended following completion of the early intervention. 

Significant Risk  

In addition to the required minimum of ten (10) hours of Risk Education,  the DUI defendant/client must complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of alcohol, drug and substance abuse outpatient treatment/counseling in an individual, group or family setting, divided into at least seven (7) sessions, each of which shall be held on a different date and not on the same date as any Risk Education class session attended by the DUI defendant/client and no such session shall exceed three (3) hours in length; and

In addition to the required ten (10) hours of Risk Education and twenty (20) hours of substance abuse treatment, the DUI defendant/client shall complete an additional six (6) months of care; said care to be completed as follows: One (1) time per month a two (2) hour session or two (2) times per month a one (1) hour session, either individual or group sessions. Defendant will be discharged by Program only upon completion of said additional six (6) months of care and only in the event Defendant qualifies for said discharge. 

High Risk  

For a client with identified symptoms of a substance use disorder:

A comprehensive treatment program of not less than seventy-five (75) hours of intensive outpatient or outpatient substance abuse services, rendered at the rate of not less than nine (9) hours per week; and upon completion of said comprehensive treatment service program shall be followed by an aftercare plan; or

A residential or inpatient substance abuse comprehensive program of treatment services rendered at the rate of not less than twenty-five (25) hours per week; and upon completion thereof, shall be followed by an aftercare plan.

For a client without identified symptoms of substance use disorder, a comprehensive outpatient program of treatment service of not less than seventy-five (75) hours rendered at a rate of not less than nine (9) hours per week; and upon completion thereof shall be followed by an aftercare plan. The treatment program shall include further assessment and counseling of the client designed to identify and change the disorder giving rise to the high risk behavior which may include but is not limited to referrals for psychological testing, physical examinations and other appropriate mental health services calculated to identify and reduce or eliminate the high risk behavior.

For all High Risk clients, in addition to the required treatment hours, the DUI defendant/client shall complete an additional twelve (12) months of care, said care to be completed as follows: One (1) time per month a two (2) hour session or two (2) times per month a one (1) hour session, either individual or group sessions. Defendant will be discharged by Program only upon completion of said additional twelve (12) months of care and only in the event Defendant qualifies for said discharge. 

(See DHS-DASA guidelines.)

 

The 18th Judicial Circuit DUI Evaluation Unit is Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Human Services to provide DUI Evaluations.              DHS LICENSE # A-6006-0002-A