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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Executive Summary: Intensive Outpatient Services

Intensive Outpatient services are designed to be four (4) to six (6) months in length and delivers structured substance abuse program services to inmates with a history of addictions while still allowing participants to live, work and be maintained in general population. This program requires a minimum of 12 hours of face-to-face contact with counselor per week per inmate and is generally considered either an AM, PM or evening job/program assignment.

Profiles of Intensive Outpatient Services Program Facilities on June 30, 2011

Facility Provider Number of
Program Slots
EVERGLADES CI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 90
GULF CI-ANNEX UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 70
HERNANDO CI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 50
LOWELL CI UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 70
MAYO CI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 90
OKALOOSA CI UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 70
OKEECHOBEE CI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 90
POLK CI UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 70
SAGO PALM RE-ENTRY COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 70
TAYLOR CI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC. 70
NWFRC UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 70
BAKER CI UNLIMITED PATH, INC. 140
TOTAL 950

Workload

Table 2A: Intensive Outpatient Program Enrollment Data, by Fiscal Year
  • During the ten-year period covered by this report, 32,625 different inmates participated in IOP programming.
  • On June 30, 2011, there were 923 inmates enrolled in IOP programming.
  • The significant decrease in the number of different inmates that enrolled in IOP programming during FY 2002-03, reflects the full impact of reduced funding for institutional substance abuse programs that began during FY 2001-02.
  • Data for the last three fiscal years reflect the allocation of additional dollars to IOP Programming.
Table 2B: FY 2010-11 Intensive Outpatient Program Enrollment Data, by Facility
  • In FY 2010-11, 3,064 different inmates (by location) participated in IOP programming.
  • Baker CI had the greatest number (459) of different inmates enrolled in IOP programming. Okaloosa Work Camp had the smallest number (48).

Outcomes

Table 2C(1): Intensive Outpatient Program Outcomes by Fiscal Year, by Inmate (3-Year Follow-up)
  • During the 10-year period covered in this table, there have been 31,508 program exits.
  • During the 10-year period covered in this table, there were over six times as many successful exits as unsuccessful exits (67.8% vs. 10.5%).
Table 2C(2): Intensive Outpatient Program Outcomes by Fiscal Year, by Inmate (2-Year Follow-up)
  • For FY 2008-09 (2-Year Follow-up), the success rate was 88.2%
Table 2D: FY 2010-11 Intensive Outpatient Exit Data (Event-Based), by Facility
  • The overall SUCCESS RATE across facilities for FY 2010-11 was 84.5%.
  • For FY 2010-11, of programs operating 12 months, Taylor CI IOP had the highest success rate at 96.8%.
  • For FY 2010-11 the majority of outcome events were successful (65.0%).

Recommitment Rates 1

Table 2E: FY 2008-09 (2-Year Follow-up), Intensive Outpatient Recommitment Data, by Level of Participation
  • For a 2-year follow-up on participation for inmates released during FY 2008-09, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or supervision than program non-completers (27.6% vs. 29.9%).
Table 2F: FY 2007-08 (3-Year Follow-up), Intensive Outpatient Recommitment Data, by Level of Participation
  • For a 3-year follow-up on participation for inmates released during FY 2007-08, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or supervision than program non-completers (39.7% vs. 44.1%).

1Based on year released from prison.  Program completion occurred sometime during the incarceration period.