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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Executive Summary

This report covers the time period from July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012. Data are reported in sections by program type. Each major section includes an Executive Summary and sub-sections on Providers (as of 6/30/2012), Workload, Outcomes, and Recommitment Rates (where appropriate).

There is a companion report, titled Substance Abuse Annual Report - Community Programs that uses the same format to detail substance abuse programs for offenders on community supervision.

Salient points concerning the demographic break down by gender, race, and age for new enrollees in FY 2011-12 are as follows:

  • The highest rate of male participants was in RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (96.8%).
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY programs were utilized more by males (96.8%) than females (3.2%).
  • READINESS programs had the highest rate of black inmate participation (44.7%).

The highest percentage of new participants for each program by age group was:

  • INTENSE OUTPATIENT (age 45+): 20.5%
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (age 45+): 21.9%
  • PROGRAM CENTER (age 45+): 25.1%
  • READINESS (age 45+): 22.0%
  • ALUMNI (age 45+): 25.1%
  • WR SAP (age 25-29): 22.8% and
  • POST-RELEASE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING (age 45+): 49.4%

Success rates (excluding administrative exits) for all inmates who entered the program during FY 2008-09 based on exit data within three years after program entry, by applicable program type (from highest to lowest) were:

  • INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT (88.2% out of 1,566)
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (85.0% out of 413)
  • PROGRAM CENTER (66.2% out of 715)

Older inmates were more successful than younger inmates, with IOP participants having a relatively high success rate among all age groups. The highest success rates (excluding administrative exits) three (3) years after program entry for FY 2008-09, by program type and age were:

  • INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT (age 45+): 96.3% [417 out of 433]
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (age 30-34): 86.8% [59 out of 68]

By program type, two-year recommitment rates for program completers released from prison in FY 2009-10, and who completed a substance abuse treatment program sometime during their incarceration (from lowest to highest) were:

  • PROGRAM CENTER: 14.2% (of 497)
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY: 24.0% (of 489) and
  • INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT: 25.5% (of 2,179)

By program type and age, the lowest two-year recommitment rates for successful program completers released from prison in FY 2009-10, and who completed a substance abuse treatment program sometime during their incarceration, were as follows:

  • INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT (age 18-24): 21.3% [29 of 136]
  • RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (age 45+): 19.3% [38 out of 197]