First Offender Programs
Wet Reckless (SB 1176)
Individuals convicted of a “wet-reckless” DUI offense must complete a minimum of 12-hours of alcohol and drug education.
First Offender (AB 541) 3- or 4-Month* Treatment Program
Individuals convicted of a first DUI offense must complete a minimum of 30-hours, consisting of education, group and individual counseling.
* Depending on county location.
First Offender (AB 762) 6-Month Treatment Program
Individuals convicted of a first DUI offense must complete a minimum 42-hours consisting of education, group and individual counseling.
First Offender (AB 1353) 9-Month Treatment Program
Individuals convicted of a first DUI offense, may be required by the court to complete a minimum of 56-hours, 9-month treatment program consisting of education, group and individual counseling
Multiple Offender Programs
Multiple Offender (SB 38) 18-Month Program
Individuals convicted of a an 18-month multiple offender program must complete the program in compliance with Title 9, Section 9851 (e) consisting of education, group and individual counseling.
The individual must also complete a community re-entry phase, consisting of participating in self-help groups, employment, family and other areas of self-improvement.
Out of State DUI
We can accommodate and enroll clients in our programs to fulfill requirements for out of state DUI violations.
We can provide alcohol/substance abuse assessments.
What to expect when you enroll in a program.
The five steps below outline what you can expect when you enroll in a first or multiple offender DUI Program.
The orientation counselor will tell you everything you need to know about the program and help you select a schedule.
2. Individual Assessment
Our counselors will use clinically based assessment tools to help you evaluate your alcohol/drug use. Once you understand where you are now, you can start making decisions about how you need to change and what it’s going to take to get there.
3. Education Sessions
Our educational classes will focus on: The use and effects of alcohol and other drugs, the nature of addiction to alcohol and other drugs, impairment of driving abilities, skills, and judgment caused by consumption of alcohol or other drugs, alternatives to the abuse of alcohol and the use of illicit drugs, including discussion of how abstinence, additional county requirements, ancillary services, and participation in self-help groups, assist the participant to recognize the effects of chemical dependency and understand the recovery process and, the effects of alcohol or other drug use on the individual, the family, and society.
4. Individual Counseling
You’ll have face-to-face interviews with your counselor to discuss attendance in educational sessions and counseling sessions; identify problems which may be barriers to program completion, including progress in group and other counseling sessions; and evaluate the participant’s need for referral to ancillary services.
5. Counseling and Group Sessions
You’ll participate in counseling groups which are facilitated by a California Registered or Certified Substance Use Disorder Counselor. Our groups are structured to allow the participants to talk and share ideas and information in order to identify and resolve alcohol or drug related problems; provide an opportunity for participants to examine their own personal attitudes and behavior; and provide support for positive changes in life style to facilitate reduction or elimination of alcohol or drug problems.