(a) Clients who have completed a DWI substance abuse assessment shall be placed in the appropriate service level.
(b) Placement of clients in a specific category shall be based on the assessment outcome, diagnosis, and level of care determined to be necessary for treatment.
(c) In addition to the terms defined in Rule .3805(10) of this Section for each of the following progressive categories, determination for placement shall be based on the criteria specified in this Paragraph.
(1) Alcohol and Drug Education Traffic School (ADETS):
(A) the assessment did not identify a substance abuse handicap;
(C) the person had an alcohol concentration of 0.14% or less at the time of arrest;
(D) the person did not refuse to submit to a chemical test;
(E) the person meets the admission criteria for Level 0.5 (Early Intervention) of ASAM PPC-2; and
(F) ADETS shall be conducted in accordance with the rules established in this Section.
(2) Short-term Outpatient Treatment:
(A) the assessment outcome suggests diagnosis of psychoactive substance abuse only;
(B) the client does not fit all aspects of the diagnosis, but, under certain circumstances, the clinical impression provides reason to conclude that a treatment setting would be more appropriate than ADETS. Some of these circumstances include, but are not limited to:
(i) alcohol concentration is .15 or higher
(ii) refusal of chemical test at time of arrest;
(iii) problems relating to family history of substance abuse;
(B) the ASAM placement criteria for Level II Outpatient Treatment is met;
(C) the program:
(i) offers additional continuing care, urging voluntary participation of the client and significant others; and
(ii) requires a minimum of 90 contact hours and participation of the client over a period of at least 90 days, for any client referred under G.S. 20-179(g - k), or G.S. 20-17.6; and
(D) the program may be preceded by a brief inpatient admission for detoxification or stabilization of a medical or psychiatric condition.
(5) Inpatient and Residential Treatment Services:
(A) the level of care requires that the client meets the same diagnostic criteria as Day Treatment, as defined in this Rule;
(B) outpatient treatment of other associated problems has not been successful;
(C) the client meets the placement criteria for Levels III.5 or IV.7 (inpatient) of the ASAM Placement Criteria with regard to the "Criteria Dimensions" as set forth in ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, Adult Crosswalk: