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WAC 246-341-0820

Involuntary and court-orderedDriving under the influence (DUI) substance use disorder assessment services.

Driving under the influence (DUI) assessment services, as defined in chapter 46.61 RCW, are provided to an individual to determine the individual's involvement with alcohol and other drugs and determine the appropriate course of care or referral.
(1) In addition to meeting the behavioral health agency licensure, certification, administration, personnel, and clinical requirements in WAC 246-341-0300 through 246-341-0650, an agency certified to provide DUI assessment services:
(a) Must review, evaluate, and document information provided by the individual;
(b) May include information from external sources such as family, support individuals, legal entities, courts, and employers;
(c) Is not required to meet the individual service plan requirements in WAC 246-341-0620; and
(d) Must maintain and provide a list of resources, including self-help groups, and referral options that can be used by staff members to refer an individual to appropriate services.
(2) An agency certified to provide DUI assessment services must also ensure:
(a) The assessment is conducted in person; and
(b) The individual has a summary included in the assessment that evaluates the individual's:
(i) Blood or breath alcohol level and other drug levels, or documentation of the individual's refusal at the time of the arrest, if available; and
(ii) Self-reported driving record and the abstract of the individual's legal driving record.
(3) When the assessment findings do not result in a substance use disorder diagnosis, the assessment must also include:
(a) A copy of the police report;
(b) A copy of the court originated criminal case history;
(c) The results of a urinalysis or drug testing obtained at the time of the assessment; and
(d) A referral to alcohol and drug information school.
(4) If the information in subsection (3)(a) through (d) of this section is required and not readily available, the record must contain documentation of attempts to obtain the information.
(5) Upon completion of the DUI assessment, the individual must be:
(a) Informed of the results of the assessment; and
(b) Referred to the appropriate level of care according to ASAM criteria.
[Statutory Authority: 2018 c 201 and 2018 c 291. WSR 19-09-062, § 246-341-0820, filed 4/16/19, effective 5/17/19.]
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