Cobb County Government

Evaluation/Treatment Information

What is an evaluation?

An evaluation is a screening tool designed to reveal whether or not a person is engaging in harmful or risky behaviors. An evaluation is designed to detect problems early on so that you can receive treatment. These evaluations are completed by a mental health professional that is certified in the specific area of concern. All criminal history and alcohol/drug consumption must be included in the evaluation.

All recommendations in the evaluation must be completed. Evaluation and treatment can not be completed online or over the phone.

 

 

Alcohol and Drug Evaluation

The evaluation must be completed by a Certified Addiction Counselor. The following website will allow you to search for a Certified Addiction Counselor in your area.

Georgia's DUI Intervention Program will also provide you with a list of acceptable counselors to complete any treatment that is recommended.

Once you have completed the evaluation, it is important that you have the full evaluation sent to your Probation Officer. Make sure that your name, case number, and the name of your Probation Officer is on the evaluation. It is also important that you get a copy of the evaluation for yourself. You need to read over it and understand the treatment recommendations so you can start them immediately.

Anyone who has been convicted of a DUI must use a counselor from the above website. If your counselor is not listed, you will be told to redo the evaluation. Your treatment must also be completed by one of the listed counselors.

 

 

Anger and Violence Evaluation

The evaluation must be completed by a counselor certified in anger and violence counseling. The following website will allow you to search for a counselor in your area.

Georgia's DUI Intervention Program will also provide you with a list of counselors to complete any treatment that is recommended.

Once you have completed the evaluation, it is important that you have the full evaluation sent to your Probation Officer. Make sure that your name, case number, and the name of your Probation Officer is on the evaluation. It is also important that you get a copy of the evaluation for yourself. You need to read over it and understand the treatment recommendations so you can start them immediately.

 

 

Deviant Behavior/Psychosexual Evaluation

The evaluation must be completed by a Psychiatrist/Psychologist who specializes in psychosexual assessments. This means an evaluation that focuses on an individual’s sexual development, sexual history, paraphilic interests, sexual adjustment, risk level, and victimology.

Once you have completed the evaluation, it is important that you have the full evaluation sent to your Probation Officer. Make sure that your name, case number, and the name of your Probation Officer is on the evaluation. It is also important that you get a copy of the evaluation for yourself. You need to read over it and understand the treatment recommendations so you can start them immediately.

Contact your insurance company to see if this evaluation could be covered.

 

 

Psychological Evaluation

The evaluation must be completed by a Psychiatrist/Psychologist. This evaluation will be an assessment of your overall mental health and development.

Once you have completed the evaluation, it is important that you have the full evaluation sent to your Probation Officer. Make sure that your name, case number, and the name of your Probation Officer is on the evaluation. It is also important that you get a copy of the evaluation for yourself. You need to read over it and understand the treatment recommendations so you can start them immediately.

Contact your insurance company to see if this evaluation could be covered.