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303 North Church Street • Murfreesboro, TN 37130 • Phone: (615) 217-7124 • Fax: (615) 217-7127

Contact Us:

303 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: (615) 217-7124
Fax: (615) 217-7127

The Three Phases of the DUI Court Program

Phase One lasts approximately three months and includes:

  • Meet with DUI Court Case Manager weekly in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of two times a week
  • Intensive out patient group therapy weekly
  • Attend Family Session weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 3 times a week
  • Appear before the Judge weekly
  • Submit weekly journal entry
  • Meet with the DUI Case Monitor once a month
  • Wear SCRAM bracelet

To successfully complete Phase One, participants must have a minimum of four consecutive negative urine screens. Participants must have attended a minimum of 90% of all individual and group sessions, and 90% of the self-help support meetings.

Phase Two lasts approximately four months and includes:

  • Meet with DUI Court Case Manager every other week in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of once a week
  • Group therapy weekly
  • MRT session weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 3 times a week
  • Appear before the Judge every other week
  • Submit weekly journal entry
  • Mandatory payment of program fee, court costs and court fines
  • Meet with DUI Case Monitor once a month

To successfully complete Phase Two, participants must have a minimum of six consecutive negative urine screens. Participants must have attended a minimum of 90% of all individual and group sessions, and 90% of the self-help groups.

Phase Three lasts approximately five months and includes:

  • Meet with DUI Court Case Manager as needed or required, in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of once a week
  • Group therapy weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 3 times a week
  • Appear before the Judge a minimum of once every four weeks
  • Submit weekly journal entry
  • Mandatory payment of program fee, court costs and court fines.
  • Develop a Discharge Plan with your DUI Court Case Manager
  • Meet with the DUI Case Monitor once a month

To successfully complete Phase Three, the following must be completed:

  • A minimum of the last five months of urine screens must be clean
  • Successful enrollment in an educational program, a job training program, or employed at least part-time
  • Adequate housing and appropriate support system
  • Completion of Discharge Plan to the Court’s satisfaction.
  • Attendance at 90% of group sessions and self-help support meetings

Links

American University - Justice Programs Office

Bureau of Justice
U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs

Tennessee Association of Drug Court Professionals

Davidson County Drug Court

Office of Criminal Justice Programs for Tennessee

NADCP
National Association of Drug Court Professionals and Drug Court Institute

National Drug Control Policy

Rutherford County Seal