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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

The following treatment services are offered by one or more of our contracted vendors.  However, not all of our vendors provide all services.  Please review the vendor specifications for services they provide.

Substance Abuse Intake Assessment Report: This is comprehensive biopsychosocial intake assessment and report which shall be conducted by a state certified addictions counselor or a clinician who meets the standards of practice established by his/her state’s regulatory board. The assessor shall identify the defendant(s)/offender(s) substance abuse severity based upon the most current edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (i.e., DSM), strengths, weaknesses, and readiness for treatment. Assessments shall be conducted face to face.

Clinical Cognitive Behavioral Group: Two (2) or more defendants/offenders but no more than twelve (12) led by a trained and certified counselor as defined below. Treatment shall include the use of cognitive and behavioral techniques to change defendant/offender thought patterns while teaching pro-social skill building.

Individual Substance Abuse Counseling: A clinical interaction between defendant/offender and a trained and certified counselor. The interactions are deliberate and based on various clinical modalities, which have demonstrated evidence to change behavior.

Integrated Treatment Services for Co-Occurring Disorders: Defendants/offenders with co-occurring disorders shall receive substance abuse and mental health services in an integrated fashion. When receiving integrated treatment services defendants/offenders shall be treated by the same clinician and/or team in the same location.

Intensive Outpatient Program: (IOP:  Defendant(s)/offenders(s) who are demonstrating more complex symptoms requiring more intense, structured outpatient interventions, while allowing the defendant(s)/offender(s) to live at home and work while receiving treatment.

Medical Detoxification: is a twenty-four (24) hour medically supervised detoxification program.

Short-term Residential Treatment: is for defendants/offenders suffering from chemical dependency and needing residential treatment for a period not exceeding 90 days unless approved by PPSO. Residential treatment facilities provide a highly structured environment that incorporates counseling, drug testing, and other approaches that involve cooperative living for people receiving treatment. The defendant’s/offender’s progress shall be monitored and reported to the USPO/USPSO every 30 days.

Therapeutic Community Treatment: Drug-free residential settings that promote substance free living and mental health stability. The facility uses a hierarchical model with treatment stages that reflect personal and social responsibility. Peer influence, mediated through a variety of group processes, is used to help individuals learn an assimilate social norms and develop more effective social skills.