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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Glossary of Terms

ENROLLMENT TERMS
Number of New Enrollment Events in the Program During the Year This is a count of the total number of new enrollment events in the program during the fiscal year. It may include duplicate observations per inmate.
Number of New Inmates Enrolled in the Program During the Year This is a count of the total number of new inmates who entered the program during the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by inmate within program type.
Number of Different Inmates Enrolled in the Program During the Year This is a count of the total number of inmates who participated in the program at any given time during the fiscal year. It is computed by taking the population enrolled in the program on July 1st and adding to it any inmates who enrolled during the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by inmate within program type.
Number of Inmates Enrolled in the Program on June 30th Also referred to as a status population, this is the number of inmates enrolled in the program on the last day of the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by inmate within program type.
EXIT TERMS
All Program Exits Successful Exits + Unsuccessful Exits + Administrative Exits
Successful Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome, denoting compliance with program requirements resulting in program completion.
Unsuccessful Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome denoting noncompliance with program requirements resulting in termination from the program and non-completion.
Administrative Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome denoting neither success nor failure in the program, and not counted when calculating program success rates.
Program Completers Successful Exits; i.e., completed the program
Program Non-Completers Unsuccessful Exits + Administrative Exits
Success Rate Successful Exits/(Successful Exits + Unsuccessful Exits)
PROGRAM TERMS
Prevention (Tier 1) Education/prevention program
Readiness Group Pre-program motivation groups
Modality 1 Intensive outpatient services program. Formerly the Tier2 Program.
Modality 2 Long term residential therapeutic community (TC) services program. Formerly the Tier3/4 Program.
Modality 3 Comprehensive outpatient, relapse prevention, and transitional services program. Formerly the Tier5 Program.
Program Center A continuum of substance abuse services including prevention, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and aftercare services as well as education/vocational services.
Alumni Weekly continuing care groups for inmates who have completed Modality 1 or Modality 2.
Faith-Based Substance Abuse Transitional Housing Transitional housing programs with a faith-based component providing substance abuse relapse prevention services using a cognitive-behavioral or Twelve-Step model and other transition services.
OTHER TERMS
Recommitment The percentage of program releases who return to the department within a given time period. It includes returns to prison and community supervision for either a new offense or a technical violation.
Workload The enrollment data for a particular program during a given time period.