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Driving with Care: Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Driving Safety Education-Strategies for Responsible Living

Driving with Care: Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Driving Safety Education-Strategies for Responsible Living
The Participants Workbook, Level II Education

November 2004 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

This three-level education / treatment program targets judicial clients who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and includes the following components:

  • Provider's Guide: Offers guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans and implementing appropriate education and treatment curriculum protocol
  • Participant's Workbook: Level I Education: Six-session, 12-hour DWI education program designed for first-time offenders
  • Participant's Workbook: Level II Therapy: 21-session, 42-hour program designed for clients with higher levels of AOD disruption and psychosocial problems who need intervention over longer periods of time
  • Participant's Workbook: Level II Education: 12-session, 24-hour education program for impaired driving offenders who have at least minimal indicators of past problems associated with AOD use or misuse and whose arrest blood-alcohol-content was at the impaired driving level

About the Program

What Do Mental Health Providers Get With the DWC Program?

  1. Comprehensive overview of cognitive behavioral treatment for impaired driving offenders
  2. Thorough review of theory and practice related to client evaluation
  3. Legal and cultural considerations
  4. Operational procedures for assessing and matching DWI offenders to appropriate levels of education and treatment services
  5. Guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans

What Will DWC Participants Learn?

  • Change in behavior is made by changing their thoughts, attitudes and beliefs
  • How to take an active part in the process with exercises, worksheets and group discussion
  • Self-control over thinking and actions, responsible behavior towards others and the community

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Lesson 1: Program Orientation: Developing a Working Relationship
Lesson 2: Alcohol and Other Drug Impaired Driving: The Laws and Beyond the Laws
Lesson 3: How Our Thinking, Attitudes and Beliefs Control our Actions
Lesson 4: How Behavior is Learned and Changed: Learning Self-Control and Driving With Care
Lesson 5: Alcohol and Other Drugs: How Do the Facts and Ideas About Alcohol and Other Drug Use Fit You?
Lesson 6: Alcohol and Other Drug Use Patterns: How Do They Fit You?
Lesson 7: Problem Outcomes of Alcohol and Other Drug Use: Patterns of Misuse and Abuse: How Do They Fit You?
Lesson 8: Pathways to Relapse and Recidivism
Lesson 9: Process and Steps to Preventing Relapse and Recidivism
Lesson 10:Preventign Relapse and Recidivism: Building Personal Values and Prosocial Attitudes and Behaviors and Driving With Care
Lesson 11: Preventing Relapse and Recidivism: Managing Stress and Emotions
Lesson 12: Preventing Relapse and Recidivism: Building Healthy Family and Social Relationships
Closure: Closing Your Program: Review and Reflection

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ISBN: 9781412905954