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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Executive Summary: Prevention (Tier 1)

Prevention (Tier 1) is a 40-hour psycho-educational program which addresses denial and is designed to motivate participants towards more intensive programming and recovery, if appropriate. The program is didactic in nature and designed to be delivered in a classroom setting.

Profiles of Prevention (Tier 1) Program Facilities on June 30, 2008
Facility Provider Number of
Program Slots
Lowell CI – Boot Camp Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) 15
Total 15


Table 1A: Prevention (Tier 1) Program Enrollment Data, by Fiscal Year
  • During the ten-year period of this report, 5,391 different inmates were enrolled in PREVENTION (TIER 1).
  • In comparing program enrollments beginning in FY 2000-01, program enrollments show a significant decrease from previous levels. This decrease reflects the department's shift in emphasis that began in FY 1999-00 from providing prevention services to providing more intensive substance abuse services.
Table 1B: FY 2007-08 Prevention (Tier 1) Program Enrollment Data, by Facility
  • In FY 2007-08, 18 different inmates participated in PREVENTION (TIER 1) programming.


Table 1C: Prevention (Tier 1) Program Outcomes by Fiscal Year by Inmate
  • For the ten-year period covered, the total success rate was 94.8%.
  • Annual program success rates ranged lower (88.1% to 88.4%) from FY 1997-98 to FY 1998- 99 when more inmates were enrolled. Annual program success rates ranged higher (93.6% to 100.0%) from FY 1999-00 to FY 2007-08 when fewer inmates were enrolled.
Table 1D: FY 2007-08 Prevention (Tier 1) Exit Data (Event-Based), by Facility
  • The overall success rate for FY 2007-08 was 100.0%.

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