Rocky River Educational Events

"Treatment Providers and the Department of Transportation: Working Cooperatively with Substance Abuse Professionals"

Friday, March 6, 2015

Networking: 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Presentation: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The role of the treatment provider in a DOT referral is unique and unlike most clients that find themselves in treatment. The Department of Transportation has very clear expectations regarding the role of the treatment provider as well as those of other professionals involved when a DOT regulated employee tests positive for alcohol or other mood-altering chemicals in the workplace. The purpose of this presentation is to provide a brief introduction to assist in clarifying what to do when a call is received requesting services for a DOT mandated employee. By the end of this presentation, participants will know: what makes a referral a DOT mandate, the roles and responsibilities of the treatment provider in the DOT process, the roles and responsibilities of other professionals working with a DOT employee and how DOT employee mandates differ from other clients on your caseload.

Laurie J Knowlton, LISW-S, SAP
LJK Counseling Services, LLC

Laurie Knowlton has over 25 years of experience in counseling and the treatment of chemical dependency among a variety of client populations. The principle at LJK Counseling Services, Knowlton provides individual clinical services specializing in substance abuse treatment. Knowlton is a DOT qualified SAP providing assessments for those who have violated DOT guidelines regarding the use of mood-altering chemicals. Knowlton holds a Master's degree from the University of Chicago in Social Work.

Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Rocky River
20800 Center Ridge Road, Suite 400
Rocky River, Ohio 44116

This event is offered at no charge as part of Glenbeigh's Community Benefit initiative.

Please RSVP by March 4, 2015 to
440-356-7620 or

CEU's applied for from:

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
Ohio Counselors, Social Workers & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
The Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)




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