Programs for Residents

  • Out-patient Drug and Alcohol Treatment:  Contracted with a local non-profit agency to provide intensive treatment services to residents and other offenders on supervision.
     
  • Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment:  Two 90-day treatment programs, one for male residents and one for females.  These programs include family participation, education, anger management, relapse prevention, and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT).  The transition phase of the program includes working with a Recovery Mentor to establish employment, support groups, and housing. 
     
  • Moral Reconation Therapy (M.R.T.):  This is a cognitive based program that helps offenders address their anti-social beliefs and values.  It improves their personal, social, moral, and behavioral growth by focusing on increasing positive behavior and self-esteem; decreasing selfishness; working through frustration; and moral reasoning.
     
  • Anger Management:  This is a cognitive-behavioral program to address angering issues, low impulse control, and increase self-awareness.
     
  • Mental Health Services:  Mental health evaluations are available along with referrals to community-based mental health programs.  Psychiatric services are available for identified residents who are in need of medication management.
     
  • Acupuncture:  Acupuncture is available to assist with early drug and alcohol withdrawal symptoms, chronic pain issues, depression, anxiety, and other physical and mental health challenges.
     
  • Employment Services:  An employment specialist is available to assist offenders in finding employment in the community.  Resume writing, filling out applications, interview skills, and job retention are the focal points of these services.  Assistance with learning to use public transportation is also available.
     
  • Computer Literacy:  Basic computer skills are taught along with learning how to navigate the internet in regards to finding employment leads and filling out applications on-line.
     
  • Parenting:  “Parenting Inside/Out” is the curriculum that is used for this class.  The curriculum has been developed for the parents involved in the criminal justice system.  The class is approved by DHS for those who have classes as a requirement for reunification.
     
  • Faith-Based Support:  Prison Fellowship provides a number of Bible studies throughout the week within the Center.  Residents are also encouraged to attend church or other faith-based groups in the community that will offer them support as a part of their transition into the community.
     
  • Support Groups: N.A. (Naracotics Anonymous), A.A. (Alcoholics Anonymous), C.A. (Cocaine Anonymous), M.A. (Marijuana Anonymous).