COURT INTERVENTION: PRE-SENTENCE INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES FOR DRINKING/DRIVING OFFENSES. PARTICIPANT'S MANUAL

This is the Participant's Manual for a training seminar on pre-sentence investigation (PSI) techniques for drinking/driving offenses. The seminar is to be presented in two days and should cover the following units: (1) Introduction and Overview; (2) The Problem Drinking Driver; (3) Alcohol and Impairment; (4) The Responsibilities of PSI Personnel; (5) Screening Instruments; (6) Practical Application; (7) Report Writing; (8) Court-Monitored Rehabilitation Programs; and (9) Summary of Recommendations. The manual contains two appendices. Appendix A answers questions concerning alcohol use and abuse. Appendix B contains criteria compiled by a committee of medical authorities from the National Council on Alcoholism to establish guidelines for the proper diagnosis and evaluation of alcoholism, and the alcoholism screening tests developed, respectively, by the National Council on Alcoholism, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, and the state of Michigan.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: 72 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00721388
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-900 034
  • Files: HSL, NTL, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 1996 12:00AM