I got a DUI for marijuana and had it dropped to wreckless driving. I am to undertake a Drug and Alcohol assessment and follow any recommendations. My question is what do these usually entail? Will i be taking a written test? Drug screen? Or just a counseling session? Thanks in advance for your help.
This will undertake an assessment by a clinician. The person will ask about your dependency (if any) on drugs and other substances and make an opinion as to the next steps. You will also have drug screens. This is not a written test.
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The evaluation usually entails a face-to-face interview with a qualified assessor and sometimes supplements through written tests such as SASSI (https://www.sassi.com/). If there are recommendations, they can range from drug screening to dependency classes, and many things in between (essentially things the assessor reasonably thinks necessary / helpful).
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It's like a medical screening to see how bad of a problem you have.
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