For the first class of Driving With Care Level I or Level II, it is important to cover a number of topics prior to individuals starting the remaining sessions. Here is a guide to assist you in covering these topics. Page numbers listed are from the Driving With Care Level II manual. 1). Welcome to DWC. Let’s introduce ourselves (ice breaker)An easy way to get the group involved is to ask a question like: If you were to make a dinner for any famous person in the world, what would you make? 2). Defining the Goals of the Programa). Reduce Recidivism~ It is important that participants know that recidivism starts well before they enter a vehicle impaired. Recidivism can occur as soon as you decide to go somewhere to drink without thinking about a plan. (define pp. 4-5) b). Reduce Relapse~ It is important to educate the participants on a relapse because Driving With Care take a unique approach when defining this term. Relapse can mean going back to alcohol or drug use when one has committed to abstaining. However, for this population relapse may mean going back to “using” and that use begins cause you problems. (define pp. 6-7) […] read more