Missouri Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program
Missouri Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program (SATOP)
The Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, certifies agencies to provide services to individuals who have had an alcohol- or drug-related traffic offense. SATOP serves more than 30,000 DWI offenders annually who are referred as a result of an administrative suspension or revocation of their driver licenses, court order, condition of probation, or plea bargain. SATOP is, by law, a required element in driver license reinstatement by the Department of Revenue.
Step 1: Offender Management Unit (OMU)
All SATOP consumers enter the system via an OMU. Consumers receive an assessment screening where a review of their driver record, breath alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of their arrest, computer-interpreted assessment, and an interview with a SATOP Qualified Professional is conducted. Based upon the information gathered during the assessment screening, a referral is made to one of several types of SATOP service levels.
The OMU assessment is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc. The fee for this assessment is $375 ($249 State Supplemental Fee plus $126 Screening Fee). Contact us today at (573) 875-8880 to set up an appointment for an OMU assessment to enter the SATOP system.
Step 2: SATOP Service Levels
The OMU will refer individuals to one of the several types of SATOP levels as noted below. An * indicates that the level of service is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc.
*Offender Education Program (OEP – Level I) $200
A 10-hour education course designed for lower risk consumers in understanding the choices they made that led to their intoxication and arrest. This program is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc. Please call us at 573-875-8880 to sign up for our next scheduled class. Our class times are generally Friday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm (includes scheduled ½ hour lunch on Saturday).
Adolescent Diversion Education Program (ADEP – Level I)
A 10-hour education course for minors who may have received Abuse and Lose, Minor in Possession, or Zero Tolerance offenses.
Weekend Intervention Program (WIP – Level II)
A 20-hour level of service designed for repeat or high risk consumers using intensive education and counseling intervention methods over a weekend of structured activities. This program is conducted in a restrictive environment.
*Clinical Intervention Program (CIP – Level III) $250-$1,083.43
A 50-hour outpatient-counseling program consisting of individual counseling, group counseling, and group education. Ten hours must address impaired driving issues. This program is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc. Please call us at 573-875-8880 to schedule an intake appointment. A minimum of $250 will be required at intake for this program.
Youth Clinical Intervention Program (YCIP – Level III)
A 25-hour program for minors who have been identified as having serious problems with substance use disorder.
*Serious and Repeat Offender Program (SROP – Level IV) $250 – $1,522.50
An outpatient program consisting of at least 75 hours of treatment in no less than 90 days. Services must include a minimum of 35 hours of individual and/or group counseling. Successful completion of the treatment is left to the discretion of the program’s clinical staff based on the specific needs of the consumer. This program is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc. Please call us at 573-875-8880 to schedule an intake appointment. A minimum of $250 will be required at intake for this program.
*Traditional Treatment (Level IV)
Consumers presenting for SATOP services having multiple alcohol- or drug-related traffic offenses, or those at a high risk to re-offend, may receive a recommendation for more traditional substance use disorder treatment. This treatment may be in the form of a residential or outpatient program but must be completed at a state-certified or nationally accredited substance use disorder treatment provider. This program is available at Phoenix Programs, Inc. Please call us at 573-875-8880 for additional information.
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