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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.

Program Center

A continuum of substance abuse services including prevention, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and aftercare services as well as education/vocational services.

Alumni Group

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.