Getting Started w/ CARS-5: Webinar now available

Click the link below to access a recording of the webinar presented on May 8th, 2020, by Dr. Sarah Nelson, The Computerized Assessment & Referral System: Getting Started with CARS-5: Getting Started with CARS-5 Webinar This webinar provides an introduction to CARS-5, including (1) basic information about how to download and install CARS-5, (2) an…

CARS-5 Is Now Available

CARS-5, the latest version of the Computerized Assessment and Referral System, is now available for download.

CARS-5: What to Expect

The Division on Addiction and Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility are proud to announce the upcoming release of the latest version of CARS, CARS-5. As a reminder, CARS-5 is not backward compatible with prior versions of CARS. When you download CARS-5, all data from previous CARS sessions will be overwritten. If you are using another…

Announcing CARS-5

We are excited to announce the upcoming release of the latest version of CARS, CARS-5.

Latest Research: Prevalence and correlates of self-harm among a sample of repeat DUI offenders

Background: Driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances (DUI) and suicide are both persistent but potentially preventable public health problems. DUI offenders, particularly those who have repeatedly offended, report elevated risk for many suicide risk factors. However, researchers have not systematically studied associations between repeat DUI and suicide. Methods: Out of a population of 729…

Dr. Sarah Nelson interviewed on WPR

Dr. Sarah Nelson joined Central Time on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss CARS and the pilot program in Wisconsin. http://www.carstrainingcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Dr_Nelson_CARS_NPR-2.mp3

Announcing the Release of CARS

For the past six years, the Division on Addiction has collaborated with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR) to develop a mental health screening and assessment tool that can be used in programs that work with DUI offenders and beyond. Today, we are excited to be able to make that tool, the Computerized Assessment…