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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, 2012
Facility Provider Number of
Program Slots
Everglades CI Community Education Centers 90
Gulf CI - Annex Unlimited Path, Inc. 85
Hernando CI Community Education Centers 60
Sago Palm Re-Entry Community Education Centers 85
Lowell CI Unlimited Path, Inc. 85
Polk CI Unlimited Path, Inc. 85
Mayo CI - Annex Community Education Centers 110
Okeechobee CI Community Education Centers 90
Taylor CI Community Education Centers 85
NWFRC Main Unit Unlimited Path, Inc. 85
Baker CI Unlimited Path, Inc. 160
Lowell Work Camp Department of Corrections 25
Marion CI Department of Corrections 75
Total 1,120

Okaloosa CI and Work Camp closed January 31, 2012 and Demilly CI Intensive Outpatient programs closed June 1, 2012. Mayo CI program relocated to Mayo Annex in January 2012.

Workload

Table 1A: Intensive Outpatient Program Enrollment Data, by Fiscal Year
  • During the ten-year period covered by this report, 33,295 different inmates participated in IOP programming.
  • On June 30, 2012, there were 1,081 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 1B: FY 2011-12 Intensive Outpatient Program Enrollment Data, by Facility
  • In FY 2011-12, 4,125 different inmates (by location) participated in IOP programming.
  • Baker CI had the greatest number (524) of different inmates enrolled in IOP programming. Lowell Work Camp had the smallest number (48).

Outcomes

Table 1C (1): Intensive Outpatient Program Outcomes by Fiscal Year by Inmate (3-Year Follow-Up)
  • Based on a 3-year follow-up after initial program entry, there were 31,501 program exits. 
  • During the 10-year period covered in this table, there were over seven times as many successful exits as unsuccessful exits (69.0% vs. 9.8%).

Table 1C (2): Intensive Outpatient Program Outcomes by Fiscal Year by Inmate (2-Year Follow-Up)

  • For FY 2009-10 (2-Year Follow-up), the success rate was 87.8%
Table 1D: FY 2011-12 Intensive Outpatient Exit Data (Event-Based), by Facility
  • The overall SUCCESS RATE across facilities for FY 2011-12 was 83.4%.
  • For FY 2011-12, the IOP program at Hernando CI had the highest success rate at 98.8%.
  • For FY 2011-12 the majority of outcome events were successful (63.9%).

Recommitment Rates 1

Table 1E: FY 2009-10 (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 2009-10, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or supervision than program non-completers (25.5% vs. 27.0%).

Table 1F: FY 2008-09 (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 2008-09, program completers were less likely to be recommitted to prison or supervision than program non-completers (36.4% vs. 39.8%).

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