DUI Training Program – Frequently Asked Questions

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Training Schedule

When is the next Service Provider Orientation?


Training Brochure

How do I receive a DUI Training Program brochure?


Certification Requirements

What is the certification requirement for DUI service providers?

In order to perform DUI evaluations or risk education, substance abuse staff must be certified by IAODAPCA (CADA or CARS), or

  • Hold clinical certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA); or
  • Be a licensed professional counselor (LPC) or licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC); or
  • Be a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches (Medical Practice Act of 1987); or
  • Be licensed as a psychologist (Clinical Psychology Practice Act); or
  • Be licensed as a social worker (LSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), (Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act); or
  • Hold assessor qualification as a Certified Assessment and Referral Specialist (CARS) from IAODAPCA.

What is the certification process?

UIS provides training to DUI service providers. We do not arrange for or provide licenses or certification.

You must contact the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse for information on how to obtain certification:

IDHS-Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Bureau of Licensing and Certification
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 5-600
Chicago, Illinois 60652
Phone:  312-814-2294


Obtaining Resources

We are a DASA-licensed agency and would like a copy of the ASUDS-RI disk. Who do we contact?

How can I get a copy of Rule 2060?

Go to the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse website. Click on the Rules link and scroll down to Title 77 Illinois Administrative Code- Part 2060 to download the document.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

How will I receive my training certificate of completion/proof of CEUs earned?

Certificates of completion, which includes CEUs earned at the training will be EMAILED to the email address on file within two (2) weeks after the end of the workshop.

Email (electronic) replacement certificates are free of charge.

How many CEUs does the training provide?

A paid participant will earn six (6) CEUs each day of the DASA DUI Service Provider Orientation, for a total of eighteen (18) over the course of three days. You must attend each full day to receive full credit.

Six (6) CEUs will be awarded for each Advanced Training day.

The Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies at UIS is IAODAPCA-certified to provide continuing education credits. Every workshop being offered in this brochure has been submitted for approval for CEU hours.

Continuing Education Units can be earned towards DUI service provider education, IAODAPCA CEUs, Social Work CEUs, and LPC/LCPC CEUs. You may earn all of these CEUs at each session if you qualify.

UIS is approved by DHS/DASA to offer continuing education credits through the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation for DUI service providers.

UIS is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to offer social work continuing education credits and LPC/LCPC for each course offered.

I’ve misplaced my certificate. What do I do?

Send email to UIS DASA DUI Training Program and include the following:

*We maintain records of past trainings for five years. If you attended a training before 2011, we may or may not be able to locate/confirm your attendance.


Opening a New Agency

I am interested in setting up my own DUI service provider business. What is required?

You must obtain a license from the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse to provide DUI evaluations and risk education.

For licensing information contact:

IDHS-Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Bureau of Licensing and Certification
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 5-600
Chicago, Illinois 60652
Phone:  312-814-2294


Who to Ask for Help


Service Provider Orientation

What is the Service Provider Orientation?

The DASA DUI Service Provider Orientation is a mandated training program for individuals who provide DUI services in evaluation and risk education. The program is three days in length. Participants may take all three days at one time or spread out the training over several training sessions.

DUI Evaluation Services 

All persons who wish to be qualified as DUI evaluator must complete all THREE days within the first 6 months of employment as a DUI service provider in the State of Illinois.

Each of the three days of the Service Provider Orientation can be taken in any order, and may be spread out over several training sessions.

Risk Education Services

For DUI service providers who plan to work ONLY as risk education instructors Day 1 of the Service Provider Orientation is required. Risk education instructors are encouraged to attend days 2 & 3 to keep informed of changes and current practice issues.

How do I access the training materials?

A printed training binder will NOT be provided.

You can download, save, and/or print the materials here.


Advanced Trainings

The Advanced Training series of DUI-specific training seminars is offered each year for substance abuse providers seeking continuing education opportunities and certification credits for the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) and continuing education requirements for:

  • IAODAPCA-qualified CADC and CARS
  • licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC)
  • licensed professional counselors (LPC)
  • licensed clinical social workers (LCSW)
  • licensed social worker (LSW)
  • licensed physician or psychologist

Go to the Advanced Training page for more information on our past offerings.


Workshop Schedule

  • Registration: 8:30 AM
  • Program duration: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Training Fees

What is the course registration fee? When is it due?

FY18 Service Provider Orientation Program – $165.00 per day$495.00 all three days

Please note:

  • There is a $4.00 per training day credit/debit card processing fee for electronic payments.
  • Your registration is not guaranteed until your fees are paid in full. If you are paying by check, we must receive your payment (check or money order) two (2) weeks before the start of training.

Why is there a fee for the course?

Your workshop fees pay for tuition and instructional materials. Each participant will have access to an electronic (PDF) manual complete with worksheets, forms, checklists, job aids, samples and models to be used as permanent references. We will send out information on how to download, save, and print your training materials approximately one (1) week before the workshop.

Please note: A binder of printed training materials ($30) can be purchased at any time through our online registration form.

Are discounts available?

Course fee discounts are not available. All training fees are at-cost.