N.J. Admin. Code § 10:162-4.1 - Evaluation procedures

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) During the first offender program or the 48-hour program, IDRC staff shall distribute to each client, for completion, the Intoxicated Driver Program Questionnaire ("evaluation instrument"), which is a self-administered drinking and driving inventory that addresses the following areas: quantity/frequency of alcohol intake, current binge behavior, symptomatic drinking, spouse-relative problems, friend-neighbor problems, job problems, law and accident problems, health problems, financial problems, belligerent drinking, and dependency.
(b) The client shall finish and return the evaluation instrument at the time requested. The test score shall be entered on the client screening evaluation scoring sheet in the space provided. Any observations by staff, which may be helpful to the counselor's evaluation, may be noted on this sheet.
(c) If a client is referred to a treatment program, a packet shall be prepared for transmittal to the treatment program, which shall include the following information:
1. The court's record of the conviction;
2. Driver abstract;
3. Client screening evaluation scoring sheet;
4. Agreements to participate in treatment;
5. Records release authorization form;
6. Answer sheet to the questionnaire;
7. Autobiographical statement; and
8. The court order.
(d) The records release authorization form shall be filled out to allow information to be released to the court, Intoxicated Driving Program, and the Division, the treatment program, the Division of Motor Vehicles, the Intoxicated Driver Resource Centers, and the client's attorney. In addition, the client may authorize any other persons to receive protected information by so indicating on the form.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:162-4.1
Amended by 50 N.J.R. 1489(a), effective 7/2/2018

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