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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 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 30th 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.
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
SHORT-TERM (NONSECURE) A six (6) month residential substance abuse treatment program for offenders on community supervision.  The first component is the Intensive Treatment Component, generally lasting two (2) months.  It is followed by the Employment/Re-entry Component lasting approximately four (4) months with a primary focus on successful re-entry into the community.
LONG-TERM (SECURE) A residential Therapeutic Community (TC) program that generally last up to eighteen (18) months for offenders on community supervision with severe substance abuse disorders.  The program has an Intensive Treatment Component generally lasting up to twelve (12) months and an Employment/Re-entry Component up to six (6) months with a primary focus on successful re-entry into the community. Offenders are monitored by staff twenty-four (24) awake-hours.  However, it is not a lock-down program.
PROBATION AND RESTITUTION CENTERS
(PRCs)
The PRC program is a highly structured community-based residential prison diversion program.  The PRC program consists of two (2) phases.  Phase I, the Intensive Programming Component Phase (IPC) and Phase II, the Work Component Phase (WCP).  The total time in the PRC Program shall be based on the individual offender needs and shall not exceed twelve (12) months, unless otherwise stipulated by court order.  During the WCP offenders/residents will begin to make payments on their court-ordered financial obligations and pay a daily subsistence fee to the contractor.
OUTPATIENT Outpatient services provided to offenders on community supervision at varying levels of intensity based on the offender’s needs, including Drug Court programs.  Services include intake and assessment, group and individual counseling, etc.
OTHER TERMS
RECOMMITMENT The percentage of program participants 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.   Recommitments for offenders in Community based programs are based on a follow-up period beginning with the start date of treatment.  The exit date may be any time within the follow-up period.  Recommitments may occur as a result of an offense or technical violation while in treatment.  This, of course, results in a program exit due to revocation of supervision.  Recommitments may also occur following treatment exits (successful completion, unsuccessful or administrative exit) while still on supervision or after supervision release date.
WORKLOAD The enrollment data for a particular program during a given time period.
RECENTLY RELEASED INMATE(S) Inmates who have been released from custody no longer than ninety (90) days before entering Probation and Restitution Center (PRC) or a post-release transitional housing program.