DUI Training Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Training Schedule

When is the next Service Provider Orientation?

  • Dates and locations for FY24: Registration information 
    • September 26-28, 2023 – Online via Zoom
    • October 17-19, 2023 – Online via Zoom
    • March 5-7, 2024 – Online via Zoom
    • April 16-18, 2024 – Online via Zoom
    • May 21-23, 2024 – Online via Zoom

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 Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) for information on how to obtain certification:

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

Application information for providers

Obtaining Resources

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

  • You can request a copy of the software by sending an email to UIS SUPR DUI Training Program.
    • Request must come in writing from agency head via email or snail mail (on agency letterhead) with the following information: who attended 3-day Service Provider Orientation, when & where
    • Once training attendance has been verified, a blank PDF agreement will be emailed to requestor
    • Completed agreement must be returned in hard-copy form to:
      ATTN: SUPR DUI Training Program
      University of Illinois Springfield
      1 University Plaza
      MS PAC 451
      Springfield IL 62703
    • Once paperwork (and payment)* is received, disk will be sent out

*One free disk per agency. Additional disks (for agencies with more than one location) or replacement disks are $5 each.

How can I get a copy of Rule 2060?

Go to the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery 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 SUPR 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.

IAODAPCA Category:

  • Counselor I or II
  • Assessor I or II
  • CODP I or II
  • CCJP I or II
  • CAAP I
  • BRI II
  • MAATP I or II

UIS is approved by IDHS SUPR 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 SUPR DUI Training Program and include the following:

  • Request must come in writing via email or snail mail with the following information: who attended training, when & where
  • Once training attendance is verified, a certificate will be emailed
  • There is no cost for replacement certificates

*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.

Does my certificate expire?

Your certificate of completion does not expire. Your training is good for a lifetime. However, we strongly recommend that you repeat the course once every five years to receive the latest update(s).

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 Substance Use Prevention and Recovery to provide DUI evaluations and risk education.

For licensing information contact:

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

Who to Ask for Help

  • SUPR website
  • Illinois Department of Human Services
    Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery
    401 South Clinton Street, Second Floor
    Chicago, IL 60607
    312-814-3840  (fax) 312-814-2419
  • Illinois Department of Human Services
    Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery
    600 East Ash Street, Building 500, Third Floor North
    Springfield, IL 62703
    217-524-4138   (fax) 217-558-4656
  • eDSRS system: DHS.UHSInfo@illinois.gov
  • eDSRS password reset: DHS.MISsecurity@illinois.gov

Service Provider Orientation

What is the Service Provider Orientation?

The SUPR 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 over several sessions. Workshop days can be taken in any order.

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.

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 up with changes and current practice issues.

How do I access the training materials?

A printed training binder will NOT be provided.

Download, save, and/or print the SUPR SUI Service Provider Orientation materials.

Advanced Trainings

Advanced Training Dates for FY24

  • November 2, 2023:  2060/Secretary of State Denials – Online via Zoom
  • June 6, 2024:  2060/Secretary of State Denials – Online via Zoom

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

Workshop Schedule

  • Registration: 8:30 AM
  • Program duration: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM (with 1-hour lunch break)

Training Fees

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

FY21 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.

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.