9858 Face-To-Face Interviews Copy

(a) Each DUI program shall conduct private, face-to-face interviews with each participant to:

(1) Monitor payment of fees;

(2) Discuss and encourage participant attendance in educational sessions and counseling sessions;

(3) Discuss and identify problems which may be barriers to program completion, including progress in group and other counseling sessions; and

(4) Evaluate the participant’s need for referral to ancillary services.

(b) Face-to-face interviews shall be at least 15 minutes in length and shall be longer whenever the interviewer or the participant determines that additional time is needed.

(c) The DUI program shall conduct face-to-face interviews on a regularly scheduled basis, rather than on a drop-in basis.