Substance Abuse
     Professional (SAP)
         & Services

LWD Inc. Substance Abuse Professional Services


The Department of Transportation defines a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) as:
“A person who is qualified to evaluate employees who have violated DOT drug and alcohol regulations such as testing positive for alcohol and controlled substance use, or refusing to be tested. The SAP makes observations and recommendations concerning their education, treatment, follow-up testing, and post-care”.."



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    SAP's are further defined as:  
    • A licensed physician (Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy)
    • A licensed or certified social worker
    • A licensed or certified psychologist
    • A licensed or certified employee assistance professional
    • Or an alcohol and drug abuse counselor certified by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors Certification Commission (NAADAC) or by the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (ICRC)
     
    In addition, the SAP must:  
    • Have knowledge of and clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse-related disorders
    • Understand how the SAP role relates to the special responsibilities employers have for ensuring the safety of the traveling public
    • Receive qualification training and complete an examination given by a nationally recognized professional or training organization
    • Must comprehensively cover all the elements required for the qualification training
    • Must also complete at east 12 professional development hours every three years.
     
    Contact LWD for all your SAP Management including:  
    1. Case Management and Test Monitoring
    2. Assessment and Treatment Recommendations
    3. Referrals for Appropriate Treatment
    4. Follow-up Assessment
     

 
DON'T WAIT FOR THE D.O.T. OR HIGHWAY PATROL TO INSPECT YOU. PENALTIES WILL BE ASSESSED. CALL LWD TO ENROLL AT (626) 813-1086.