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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim 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 offender.
Number of New Offenders Enrolled in the Program During the Year This is a count of the total number of new offenders who entered the program during the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by offender within program type.
Number of Different Offenders Enrolled in the Program During the Year This is a count of the total number of offenders 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 offenders who enrolled during the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by offender within program type.
Number of Offenders Enrolled in the Program on June 30thth Also referred to as a status population, this is the number of offenders enrolled in the program on the last day of the fiscal year. This number is unduplicated by offender within program type.
Participation Participation data are based on enrollment events, regardless of the type of program exit/outcome (successful, unsuccessful or administrative).
EXIT TERMS
All Program Exits Successful Exits + Unsuccessful Exits + Administrative Exits
Successful Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome, where the exiting of a given program is due to completion.
Unsuccessful Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome that is due to an unsuccessful exit.
Administrative Outcome/Exit A type of program outcome that is due to an administrative exit.
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
Nonsecure A six (6) month medium intensity residential program for offenders on community supervision. The first component is the Intensive Treatment Component lasting 2 months and is followed by a 4 month Employment/Re-entry Component.
Secure An (18) month residential Therapeutic Community (TC) program for offenders on community supervision with severe substance abuse disorders. The program has an Intensive Treatment Component lasting up to 12 months and an Employment/Re-entry Component up to 6 months. Offenders are monitored by staff (24) wake hours. However, it is not a lock-down program.
Probation and Restitution Centers (PRC's) Medium intensity residential program for selected offenders on probation or community control who require supervision. Average stay is approximately 5 months. PRC offers the court an alternative sanction while providing a structured environment that stresses employment, substance abuse treatment, restitution to victims, community service, basic life skills and other self-help improvement.
Outpatient Outpatient services provided to offenders on community supervision at varying levels of intensity, including Day/Night and Drug Court programs. Services include intake and assessment, group and individual counseling, urinalysis, etc.
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.