Serenity Counseling - Impaired Driver Assessment - Orchard Park, NY
Serenity Counseling - Individual, Family, and Couples Counseling
Impaired Driving Assessment
 
 
 
DWI/DWAI/DUIs are serious offenses with significant legal, financial, and personal consequences. They require a trained, experienced, and caring professional to work through the process for the protection of the client and the community.  


 
SCREENING / ASSESSMENT MAY BE REQUIRED WHEN:


*The courts
order alcohol/drug screening/evaluation prior to sentencing

*DMV
request comprehensive evaluation- Impaired Driving Assessment 
( DS-449)

*DDP program
 refer you for evaluation if they suspect alcohol/drug abuse problem.
 
*Your lawyer
 recommends you having evaluation done prior your court appearance.

*Probation Officer
required to complete your probation menu or requested by your probation officer



 
YOU MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR APPOINTMENT: 
 
o    Arrest report and/or ticket with BAC listed on the form
o    Court papers (if referred by court)
o    Copy of your driving license or other ID 
o    Abstract of Driving Record (obtained from DMV for $10 fee) 
o    Name and phone number of 2 Collateral Sources
o    Your payment – cash, check or credit card

 
 
**YOUR IMPAIRED DRIVING ASSESSMENT CANNOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL ALL OF THE INFORMATION LISTED ABOVE IS RECEIVED BY CLINICIAN**
 
COURT MANDATED SUBSTANCE ABUSE SCREENING– Two or more approved screening instruments  (questionnaires) AND URINE TEST FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUGS are used to determine if you drinking behavior is safe, risky, or harmful. Average time: 2 sessions, 45-60 minutes. Fee for screening and necessary paperwork/reports/letters - $265 for 2 sessions. Urine test is $35.  Total-$300
 
COURT MANDATED SUBSTANCE ABUSE ASSESSMENT – Assessment is conducted if the court ordered you to undergo assessment or if screening indicated that your drinking problems are risky or harmful. This is an in-depth interview that includes psychosocial assessment, mental health history, collateral interview, and alcohol/substance use history and urine test for alcohol and drugs.  Average time – 1-2 sessions, 45-60 minutes each. Number of sessions depends on the circumstances of your case. Fee for assessment and necessary paperwork/reports/letters -  $265 for 2 sessions. Urine test is $ 35.  Total- $300

IMPAIRED DRIVING ASSESSMENT – (DS-449) FORM - This is in-depth interview that includes psychosocial assessment, mental health history, alcohol/substance use history, collateral interview, urine test for drug and alcohol, and the use of two or more approved screening instruments (questionnaires). In order to complete the Impaired Driver Assessment the clinician must receive the following:  Abstract of Driving Record, Arrest Report/ Ticket with BAC listed, Name and Phone Number of 2 Collateral Sources, Urine Alcohol and Drug Screen.  Average time – 2-3 sessions, 45-60 minutes each. Number of sessions depends on the circumstances of your case. Fee for assessment and necessary paperwork/reports/letters- $265 for 2 sessions. Urine test is $35.  Total- $300
 
 
 
* OASAS APPROVED PROVIDER
*IMPAIRED DRIVER ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT







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