Court-Mandated Treatment for Convicted Drinking Drivers

About the Course:

Court-Mandated Treatment for Convicted Drinking Drivers focuses on mandated treatment for DUI offenders who account for a large proportion of those legally required to attend treatment for problems arising specifically from alcohol use. This article further discusses treatment, cost-effectiveness, and access as well as future research needs and challenges.

Journal/Publisher:

Alcohol Research and Health

Publication Date:

2006

Authors

Patricia L. Dill, Ph.D.; Elisabeth Wells-Parker, Ph.D.

About the Authors:

Patricia L. Dill, Ph.D., is an assistant research professor.

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Elisabeth Wells-Parker, Ph.D., is a professor, both at the Social Science Research Center and at the Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, Mississippi.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about court-mandated treatment for drinking drivers. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify mandated interventions for DUI offenders in regard to treatment.

  2. Describe the effectiveness and limitations of mandated treatment.

  3. Acknowledge the changes in the DUI offender population.

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