LCrRLJ 7.2(f) REQUIREMENTS FOR CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY ASSESSMENTS When, as a part of a sentence or other disposition, a chemical dependency assessment is required, the alcohol/drug evaluator must be a certified Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) or a CDP trainee (CDPT) under supervision of a CDP. The evaluator shall prepare a written report of the assessment that shall include a description of the steps taken to insure compliance with the requirements of WAC 388-805-310. The written report shall also include the following information: 1. A description of the sources used to establish the defendant's legal history. At a minimum, these sources must include a Defendant's Case History (DCH), a Washington Department of Licensing driver's record abstract, and police reports describing the current offense. The police reports shall contain, at a minimum, a description of the offense and the defendant's blood or breath alcohol level and any other drug levels at the time of arrest. 2. A description of sources used to document the defendant's history of alcohol and other drug treatment or education. At a minimum, these sources shall include any available drug/alcohol evaluations prepared by a CDP or CDPT concerning the defendant. The defendant shall notify the evaluator of any prior alcohol/drug evaluation and sign any releases necessary to make such alcohol/drug evaluations available to his or her current evaluating agency. 3. A description of the method used to notify the defendant of the assessment results. The defendant shall be supplied with a copy of his alcohol/drug evaluation along with any treatment/education recommendations made by the CDP or CDPT. If the assessment results are mailed to the defendant, the report shall state the address to which the assessment was mailed and the date of mailing. [Adopted effective September 1, 2011]
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