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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 90OFFENDER EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES
SUBCHAPTER DPROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - CURRICULUM, COURSES, CLASSROOMS, CERTIFICATES
RULE §90.42General Program and Course Requirements - All Programs

(a) Except where noted, the program and course requirements in this chapter apply to in-person and online court-ordered programs.

(b) All court-ordered programs must use the applicable curriculum approved under §90.40, including all required videos, slides or transparencies, participant workbooks, booklets, and other resources or written materials. The applicable curriculum must be presented in the prescribed manner and sequence.

(c) A single instructor must teach the entire course for all programs, except for DWI Intervention Programs, which may allow team-teaching utilizing no more than two instructors.

(d) Instructors must require participants to complete all class modules within a course in the proper sequence.

(e) The program provider must make provisions for persons unable to read and/or speak English. All classes in a single course must be taught in the same language.

(f) The instructor must screen each participant and offer appropriate referral information to the participant, based upon the numerical score and accompanying referral recommendations on the approved screening instrument required to be administered. The screening instrument must be administered by the instructor, or under the instructor's direct supervision.

(g) The program provider or instructor for each program must make available a current listing or roster of available chemical dependency counseling and treatment resources in the area to each participant whose numerical score and accompanying referral recommendations on the approved screening instrument indicate a potential substance abuse problem requiring further evaluation.

(h) All required registration, initial data collection, and administration of the screening instrument must be completed before commencement of the first class module.

(i) At the end of each course, the instructor for each program must administer a participant course evaluation.

(j) The instructor for all programs must conduct an exit interview with each participant, as outlined in the applicable educational program manual.


Source Note: The provisions of this §90.42 adopted to be effective September 1, 2022, 47 TexReg 5101

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