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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Executive Summary: Long-Term Residential TC Services (Modality 2)

Long-term Residential Therapeutic Community (TC) (Modality 2) services provide inmates participating in the program with housing together in an existing dormitory at the respective institution and separated from the general inmate population to the fullest extent possible. The length of stay will vary based on the individual's progress in the program. The typical length of stay is nine (9) months and may be extended up to twelve (12) months. Clinical staff are available to provide and supervise activities a minimum of six (6) days per week, for a minimum of sixty (60) structured program hours per week.

Profiles of Long-term Residential TC Services (Modality 2) Program Facilities

Facility Provider Number of Program Slots
BROWARD CI FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 45
GAINESVILLE CI CIVIGENICS, INC. 203
JEFFERSON CI (Traditional) FLORIDA ADDICTIONS AND CORRECTIONS TREATMENT 137
JEFFERSON CI (Alternative) FLORIDA ADDICTIONS AND CORRECTIONS TREATMENT 66
REALITY HOUSE ACT CORPORATION 85
WALTON CI UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 135
ZEPHYRHILLS CI FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 135
TOTAL 806

Workload

TABLE 3A: Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Program Enrollment Data, By Fiscal Year
  • During the ten-year period of this report, 40,732 different inmates have been enrolled in MODALITY 2 programming.
  • On June 30, 2004, there were only 455 inmates enrolled in Modality 2 programming.
  • The significant decrease in the number of different inmates that enrolled in Modality 2 programming during FY 2002-03, from previous years reflects the full impact of reduced funding for institutional substance abuse programs that began during FY 2001-02.
TABLE 3B: FY 2003-04 Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Program Enrollment Data, By Facility
  • In FY 2003-04, 2,084 different inmates participated in MODALITY 2 programming.
  • In FY 2003-04 Jefferson CI, one of the 2 largest programs, had the greatest number (549) of different inmates enrolled in MODALITY 2 programming.

Outcomes

TABLE 3C(1): Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Program Outcomes By Fiscal Year, By Inmate (3-YEAR FOLLOW-UP)
  • Based on a 3-year follow-up after initial program entry, for the 8-year period covered by this report, the 31,581 program exits included 13,793 (43.7%) that were successful; 9,615 (30.4%) that were unsuccessful; and 8,173 (25.9%) that were administrative.
  • The TOTAL SUCCESS RATE for the 8-year period covered by this report is 58.9%.
  • The TOTAL SUCCESS RATE trend has shown an “up and down” tendency with a high in FY 1994-95 of 71.1% and a low in FY 1998-99 of 41.8%.
  • Most of the exits for the 8-year period covered by this report (43.7%) were successful.
TABLE 3C(2): Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Program Outcomes By Fiscal Year, By Inmate (2-YEAR FOLLOW-UP)
  • For FY 2001-02, the SUCCESS RATE was 64.3%.
TABLE 3D: FY 2002-03 Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Exit Data (Event-Based), By Facility
  • The overall SUCCESS RATE across facilities for FY 2003-04 was 68.9%.
  • For FY 2003-04, most of the outcome events were successful (47.0%).
  • For FY 2003-04, the MODALITY 2 program at Reality House had the highest success rate at 81.7%.

Recommitment Rates*

TABLE 3E: FY 2001-02 (2-Year Follow-Up), Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Recommitment Data, by Level of Participation
  • For a 2-year follow-up on MODALITY 2 participants released during FY 2001-02, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or community supervision than program non-completers (29.5% vs. 36.7%).
TABLE 3F: FY 2000-01 (3-Year Follow-Up), Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Recommitment Data, By Level of Participation
  • For a 3-year follow-up on MODALITY 2 participants released during FY 2000-01, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or community supervision than program non-completers (40.8% vs. 42.4%).
TABLE 3G: FY 1999-00 (4-Year Follow-Up), Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Recommitment Data, By Level of Participation
  • For a 4-year follow-up on MODALITY 2 participants released during FY 1999-00, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or community supervision than program non-completers (47.3% vs. 51.6%).
TABLE 3H: FY 1998-99 (5-Year Follow-Up), Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Recommitment Data, By Level of Participation
  • For a 5-year follow-up on MODALITY 2 participants released in FY 1998-99 program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or community supervision than program non-completers (51.9% vs. 57.9%).
TABLE 3I: FY 1996-97 (6-Year Follow-Up), Long-Term Residential TC Services Modality 2 Recommitment Data, By Level of Participation
  • For a 6-year follow-up on MODALITY 2 participants released in FY 1997-98, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or community supervision than program non-completers (59.7% vs. 63.3%).

In summarizing the recommitment data, in general, the recommitment rate for program completers has been better than that for program non-completers. For FY 2001-02 releases, the recommitment rate for program completers was substantially better than program non-completers, with recommitment rates of 29.5% and 36.7%, respectively.

* Year released from prison. Program completion occurred sometime during the period of incarceration.