ARTS (Adults Recovering and Transitioning into Society)
ARTS is an 8-week substance abuse relapse program that is evidence based responsive.
Helps offenders identify how their behaviors have created victims, that identify feelings that victims go through and the phases of victimization. Emphases that all crimes create victims.
HiSet (High School Equivalency Test)
Assist offenders in overall education skill level. Prepare for HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) test, develop study skills; improve offenders’ academic and social self-concept. Also prepare offenders to be more academically marketable upon release. Number of weeks determined by student level.
Helps offenders prepare for work opportunity as well as learn soft skills in order to be an employable citizen upon release. Offenders participate in career exploration to identify careers of interest, explore training and education options, develop a resume for job seeking, and develop skills for location and applying for jobs. Offenders are able to practice interviewing skills and develop soft skills for keeping employment upon release. Evidence based programming curriculum.
Develop reading and writing skills for functional living as well as further education and to raise reading skills to the 6.0 grade level. Number of weeks determined by student level.
Help offenders establish safety plan to include utilizing community resources, explore recovery thinking and wellness. Offenders learn to stop self-destructive behaviors that reenact trauma.
NCRC Testing: (National Career Readiness Certificate)
Testing can result in a nationally recognized certificate to show potential employers the employment skills possessed.
Prime for Life:
Help offenders reduce risk for any type of alcohol or drug problem. Focus on self-assessment to help them understand and accept the need for changes.
STAR (Sisters Together Achieving Recovery)
Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment program based on a cognitive behavioral approach within a Therapeutic Community environment. Gender specific and is an evidence-based program.
Moving On (BEP – Batterers Education Program/Anger Management/Healthy Relationship/Coping Skills):
Provide women with information that will increase their understanding of the contextual, situational and personal factors that contribute to criminal behavior. Invites women to identify and build upon personal strengths and competencies. Develop healthy relationships and connections within and outside the program; supports women with access to community activities. Additional component for Domestic Violence is added when appropriate. Gender Specific and Evidence based programming curriculum.
Assist offenders in learning parenting styles and how to implement what they have learned into their own lives. Offenders learn about roles of parenting, communication styles, problem solving and steps, discipline styles and how to handle temper tantrums, etc.
POETS class: (Providing Opportunities for Ex-Offenders to Succeed)
Teach Job Readiness skills, including soft skills.