10.47.05.04

.04 Program Requirements.

The program shall:

A. Comply with COMAR 10.47.01 and 10.47.02.03;

B. At minimum, offer six weekly 2-hour sessions for a total of 12 hours;

C. Have instructors approved by the Administration who are:

(1) Instructors before October 1, 2002; or

(2) At a minimum, certified as a Certified Supervised Counselor-Alcohol and Drug, as defined by Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Annotated Code of Maryland;

D. Ensure that staff is appropriately credentialed and privileged to teach the curriculum;

E. Teach the Administration's curriculum or an equivalent curriculum approved by the Administration, which covers:

(1) Scope of drinking-driver problem;

(2) Drinking driver patterns and characteristics;

(3) The pharmacology of substance abuse;

(4) The process of addiction to drugs and alcohol;

(5) The relationship of substance use to crime, health, family, and other social problems; and

(6) Treatment resources; and

F. Report to the court or probation agent as specified by the court order.