Court-Approved
EVALUATIONS & Education

DUI EVALUATIONS &
COURT-MANDATED CLASSES

STATE OF ILLINOIS & WILL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

Are you facing legal charges due to alcohol or drug use? In Will County, there’s a limited number of quality court-approved programs, so you need to be sure you’re choosing an approved provider. Please note that the state’s website is not always up-to-date. CSC is one of the few court-approved providers accepted by the Will County Circuit Court for evaluations. We aren’t sharing this fact to brag; we just want to educate and protect you from picking the wrong provider. No one wants to go through the DUI evaluation process to later find out that his/her evaluator is not court-approved. If you choose a provider who is not court-approved, you’ll just end up paying twice for an evaluation in order to have one that the courts will accept. We’re sharing all this information to save you time and future aggravation. We’re here to assist you in accordance with the state’s procedures and requirements.

In Illinois, anyone arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs must undergo a DUI evaluation before they can be sentenced. Get the process started today by making an appointment with one of our state-certified DUI Evaluators who will complete your assessment and submit your paperwork directly to the State’s Attorney.

We’re aware that the process word of overcoming a DUI is overwhelming, so that’s why our professional clinical counselors are here to help through this challenging time.

WHAT’S THE PROCESS FOR COMPLETING THE EVALUATION?

The process begins by making an appointment at our Bolingbrook Office. The assessment itself takes approximately 90 minutes. It will include a face-to-face interview focused on your past and current alcohol and drug use. After your assessment is complete, you’ll be given a risk-level recommendation as to which DUI Education Program meets your needs:

WHAT TYPE OF RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE MADE?

Recommendations are based on what is clinically appropriate to address concerns related to your alcohol and drug use. These recommendations could include (but are not limited to) alcohol or drug education classes or outpatient chemical dependency treatment.

HOW MUCH DOES AN EVALUATION COST?

    Current Rates:

  • Court-Ordered DUI Evaluation – $140.00
  • Third-Party Drug & Alcohol Assessment – $140.00

A standard chemical health evaluation includes a comprehensive face-to-face assessment

Note: In all cases, it is at the discretion of the Court to determine what type of recommendation, if any, will ultimately become a part of the sanction for the DUI offense. However, if the alcohol and drug evaluation is for the Office of the Secretary of State in relation to the return of full or limited driving privileges, you will be required to complete any recommendations contained in the drug and alcohol assessment.

You have the right to refuse the completed DUI evaluation, to withdraw from the process at any time, or to seek a second opinion by obtaining another evaluation. However, any information provided may be released to the Court or the Office of the Secretary of State, upon request. If the evaluation and assessment procedure is not completed, notice will be sent to the Court or the Office of the Secretary of State.

Alcohol & Drug Assessments (Not Ordered By The Courts)

These are typically ordered by parents, schools, churches, or third parties for a variety of reasons. Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors (CADC) complete an evaluation and then provide you with direct recommendations. The focus of the interview is to gather information about your history of using alcohol and/or drugs, previous alcohol and drug treatment you may have had, and your risk of future problem use. The goal is to not only understand what chemicals you were using and how much, but also the context of why you were using – and how it impacts your life.

PARTNER ABUSE & ANGER MANAGEMENT

STATE OF ILLINOIS AND WILL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

COMMUNITY SERVICE COUNCIL IS A
COURT-APPROVED PROVIDER!

In Will County, there’s a limited number of quality court-approved programs, so you need to be sure you’re choosing an approved provider. Please note that the state’s website is not always up-to-date. CSC is one of the few court-approved providers accepted by the Will County Circuit Court for evaluations. We aren’t sharing this fact to brag; we just want to educate and protect you from picking the wrong provider. No one wants to go through the domestic violence evaluation process to later find out that his/her evaluator is not court-approved. If you choose a provider who is not court-approved, you’ll just end up paying twice for an evaluation in order to have one that the courts will accept. We’re sharing all this information to save you time and future aggravation. We’re here to assist you in accordance with the state’s procedures and requirements.

We offer 10-week group Anger Management Programs at the request of the court, social service, probation department, or an employer. The evaluation process is conducted in person, with the interview typically lasting about 90 minutes for intake. We also offer individual sessions for clients who are unable to attend groups. Group sessions cover the following themes:

  • Understanding anger
  • Accountability
  • Stress & relaxation
  • Assertive communication
  • Strategies for anger management

PARTNER ABUSE ASSESSMENTS & INTERVENTION PROGRAM (PAIP)
28 WEEK CURRICULUM

CSC’s state-certified Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) consists of two 90-minute individual intakes and an orientation followed by 28 weekly classes that are held in groups. The cost of the evaluation is $225. Classes are $40. Daytime and evening classes are offered for both women and men (they meet separately). Program sessions utilize lectures, video materials, handouts, quizzes, group discussions, in-class exercises and homework assignments. The following themes are discussed, each during three consecutive sessions:

  • Nonviolence & Non-threatening Behavior
  • Respect, Support & Trust
  • Honesty & Accountability
  • Sexual Respect
  • Partnership
  • Negotiation & Fairness

Note: In accordance with the State of Illinois’ PAIP Intervention Program guidelines, participants of the batterers group must deal with their own use of violence and abusive behavior first before attempting couples counseling. According to the Department of Sexual & Physical Violence, the offender (and the victim) cannot attend couples counseling together for a period of 24 months after completion of the program.

Disclaimer

The material contained on this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute care, treatment or other professional advice. Due to the general nature of the information on this site, should you require specific help, you should seek the assistance of an appropriately trained professional.