For Return-To-Duty Requirements.


At Cornerstone Recovery Coaching we have an "Easy-to-Follow" program to get you back to work ASAP, with a qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) 

qualified under Rule #49 CFR §§ 40. 291, 40.293, 40.301

NOTE:  Due to Covid-19, until June 31st, 2021, the ODAPC has allowed DOT-SAP Evaluations and Assessments for commercial purposes be provided online by Video Conference for public safety.  

** As of 2020, NEW RULES STATE THAT A DRIVER MUST DESIGNATE A SAP DIRECTLY ON THE Alcohol and Drug CLEARINGHOUSE WEBSITE.  If you would like to use our SAP:  Our SAP is Pamela Garozzo. 

You must contact Ms. Garozzo before you designate her, to determine if she has availability directly at: 800-561-8085 ext: 2 


  1. Speak with Pamela Garozzo for availability 

  2. Designate Pamela Garozzo at the FMCSA Clearinghouse at:  

  3. Return to and Register/Pay by clicking on the yellow "Register Now" button above.

  4. Check your email for instructions to get started.

Pamela Garozzo provides SAP Evaluation Services in the Bexar County Texas area

(and on-line via video conference during the COVID-19 crisis (until June 31, 2021) at: 

11911 Crosswinds Way (Ste-101) San Antonio, TX 78233 by appointment only. 

Questions?  Text or call her directly at: 217-781-1787 or Email her at to set up an appointment or for questions.

Serving Employers and Employees in Bexar County, Guadalupe County, and Comal County, Texas and surrounding communities


Substance Abuse Professionals evaluate employees who have violated a DOT Drug

and Alcohol Program Regulation and make recommendations concerning Education, Treatment, Follow-Up Testing, and Aftercare according to DOT requirements.  Here at Cornerstone Recovery Coaching we personally guide you through this complicated maze to ensure all requirements are met as swiftly and affordably as possible. 

When DOT Drug & Alcohol Rules are violated; [e.g. test positive, or refuse a test,] employers are required to immediately remove employees from performing safety-sensitive functions and not permit the employee to return to DOT regulated safety-sensitive functions until the employee has:

1.  Undergone an evaluation by a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

2.  Successfully completed any courses, counseling or treatment as required by

     DOT prior to returning to service;

3.  Undergone a follow up evaluation by the same SAP to determine your

     compliance with their recommendations and any after care recommendations.

4.  Provide a breath and/or urine specimen that tests negative for drugs

     and/or alcohol prior to returning to DOT regulated safety-sensitive


Our FastTrack Enrollment – SAP Evaluation Services $399 

Includes the Following:

✓ Scheduling of the initial evaluation
✓ Two-(2) Face-to-face Substance A
buse Evaluations with a D.O.T qualified SAP 
✓ Recommendations for education and/or treatment (as required by

✓ Two (2) SAP reports (initial and follow-up) 
✓ Employer Recommendation Letter for Return-to-Duty employment.



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Employee Handbook

Employees are also subject to unannounced “Follow-Up” testing for drugs and/or alcohol for at least 6 times during the first 12 months of active service with unannounced testing for up to 12 months as required by D.O.T.


What you can expect from a Cornerstone Recovery Coaching DOT SAP provider:


  • Face-to-face DOT Clinical Evaluations

  • Determination of level of care recommendation

  • Follow-Up Assessment

  • Follow-up Testing Schedule

  • Return to Duty Recommendation Letter



If your an owner of a Business, a DER, H.R., Etc… and the (DOT) Department of Transportation is requiring you to Contract with A (SAP) Cornerstone Recovery Coaching LLC is here to assist you and your company which will include:

  • New employee D.O.T. Protocol Packet provided for your employees pertaining to the DOT-SAP and new Clearing-House Designation Process and other topics at request of Employers/DER’s,

  • Initial and Follow-up Evaluations for safety sensitive employee’s

  • On Call communication and organization assistance for you and your employees to simplify the D.O.T. procedures and tracking of new updates, testing schedules and mandatory protocols implementation. 

  • Full 5 year retention of Employee’s testing details procedures, conduct, files & updates.

  • Full Return to duty Process and follow up testing scheduling.

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  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association

  • Internat'l Credential & Reciprosity Consorteum

  • Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse

  • Department of Health and Human Services Certified

  • Multiple State Credential Board (IC&RC)

  • National - Addiction Severity Index

  • Department of Transportation - Substance Abuse Professional

  • National Association of Addiction Professionals

  • Governor's Highway Safety Administration

  • Professional Christian Counseling and Coaching Association

  • Anger Management Credentialing

  • Email Address:




  • IC&RC Approved Program Provider #804150

  • DASA - DUI / DWI Service Provider 

  • DHHS

  • IAODAPCA / ICB  Approved Provider

  • ASI

  • D.O.T. / SAP  Approved Provider # 15331103


  • GHSA


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