Clinical Treatment

Clinical Treatment

Clinical treatment programs are designed to address specific behavioral health needs and are delivered by licensed behavioral health professionals.  

In addition to the treatment programs listed below, behavioral health services include: emergency/crisis intervention; gender responsive services; healthy living; individual/group psychotherapy; mental health groups; and psychological evaluations and assessments.


Programsort ascending Description
Violence Reduction Program

The Violence Reduction Program is an intensive treatment recommendation for individuals at high risk for violent re-offense. Incarcerated individuals with a high risk to re-offend may include those with strong antisocial beliefs or lifestyle, evidence of psychopathy, and/or instrumental violence.

Needs Addressed:  Aggression, Attitudes/Behavior

Violence Reduction Aftercare

Follow up to the Violence Reduction Program

Need addressed:  Attitude/Behavior


Victim Empathy

Increases participant understanding of harm caused to victims and themselves; provides important life skills on how to be emptionally proficient, result in better decisions and reduced conflict.  

Need address:  Attitudes/Behavior, Aggression. 

Treatment for Substance Use Outpatient (OP)

Treatment services for individuals who would benefit from some treatment in order to achieve sobriety without needing a higher level of treatment.  It is also beneficial for continued support as a step down from residential treatment. 

Needs addressed:  Drugs and Alcohol Abuse.

Succeeding in Less Restrictive Housing

Treatment offered in the Restrictive Housing Units that discusses motivations for personal change, cognitive distortions, risk factors for institutional violence, and relapse prevention planning. 

Need addressed:  Mental Health


Mental Health programming re-enforcing personal responsibility for behavior; teaching about the connections between thoughts, feelings, and behavior; identifying strengths to build on.

Needs addressed:  Mental Health, Attitudes, Behavior

Secure Mental Health Unit

The Secure Mental Health unit is used to house inmates diagnosed with a serious mental illness or significant developmental/organic disability who are not currently suited to be housed on the Mental Health Unit (MHU) due to clinical or behavioral risk factors. Inmates are located on unit C2. Programs include METEOR, introduction to mental illness, core process groups, impulse control and management, creative expressions, meditation and stress management, in addition to others.

Need addressed:  Mental Health.

Residential Substance Use -90

Residential substance use program with a focus on cognitive restructureing, relapse prevention and reentry into the community.  

 Need addressed:  Alcohol/drug addiction.

Relapse Group

A support group for people who experience substance abuse relapse until they can enter their recommended level of treatment. 

Need addressed:  drug/alcohol 

Path to Fulfillment

Provides support as group members identify goals related to altering the behaviors and habits that have prevented them from maintaining healthy boundaries, language and self-concepts.

Needs addressed:  Mental Health, Attitudes, Behavior

oHeLP Outpatient Sex Offender Program

The Outpatient Healthy Lives Program is available to individuals who are assessed to be at a relatively moderate risk to sexually re-offend.

Need Addressed:  Sex Offender

Mindfulness Meditation

This group promotes self-awareness, teaches emotional regulation skills, and promotes increased emotional intelligence.

Need addressd:  Clinical

Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy

This group applies a cognitive behavioral, schema focused and mindfulness baed approach to increasing skills/awareness applicable to pro-social living.

Need addressed:  clinical


Mindfulness Based Parenting

This group teaches a mindfulness based, schema focused approach to parenting based on principles of health human development.

Need addressed:  parenting

Mindful Living

A cognitive behavioral/schema focused/mindfulness based aftercare treatment group to promote mastery of skills necessary for pro-social living.

Need addressed:  mental health

Mental Health Outpatient Services

Provides general, individual therapy.

Need addressed:  Mental Health.

Mental Health Group

Addresses mental health needs.

Need addressed:  Mental Health.

Major Mental Health Group

Addresses mental health issues with those who have significant mental health challenges.  

Need addressed:  Mental health. 

Longer Term Restrictive Housing Mental Health Group

Individual correspondence based material focused on teaching cognitive behavioral skills that reflect personal values. 

Need addressed:  Attitudes/behavior

Interpersonal Problem Solving Group

Clinical treatment in Long Term Restrictive Housing that helps participants to develop problem-solving skills.

Need addressed:  Mental Health

Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Program (IOP)

Drug and alcohol treatment that is on the treatment continuum beneath residential. 

Needs addressed:  Substance abuse

iHeLP- Inpatient Sex Offender Treatment Program

The Intpatient Healthy Lives Program (iHeLP) is an inpatient program available to individuals who have been assessed as a high risk for further sexual violence.

Need assessed:  High Risk Sex Offender

Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment that helps participants develop mindfulness-based coping skills to decrease suicidal and self-harming behaviors. 

Needs Addressed: Mental Health 

Coping with Anxiety

Provides treatment on implementing coping strategies and managing symptoms of anxiety while increasing the individual's ability to function despite those issues.

Need Addressed:  Mental Health

Continuing Care-Sex Offender Program

This program helps participants maintain and strengthen the gains they made in other treatment programs. It also helps participants navigate new challenges and helps support the transition back to a community setting.

Needs Addressed: Sex Offender conviction

Chronic Care Mental Health Unit (CCMHU)

Designed for inmates diagnosed with a serious mental illness or significant developmental/organic disability who do not require Acute/Subacute care, and are not suited for the Mental Health Unit due to clinical or behavioral risk factors, need for assessment and/or crisis management. 

Need addressed:  Mental Health

Choice, Change Consequence

A domestic violence program focused on developing new thinking in the development of relationships.

Addresses domestic violence referrals

Anger Management High Risk/Need

Anger Management High Risk/Need:  This treatment provides instruction and practice on basic anger control strategies in a group facilitated by clinicians.

Needs Addressed:  Attitudes; behavior; aggression, mental health 

Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART)

Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART) promotes the development of pro-social behavior and the reduction of violent behavior in chronically aggressive adolescents.

Needs Addressed:  Mental Health, aggression.

Acute/Sub-Acute Mental Health Unit (A/SAMHU)

Highly structured treatment for individuals who are experiencing acute/debilitating distress, impairment in functioning, are actively psychotic, unable to participate in assessment, have diminished ability for self care, or who present with acute danger to self or others. .

Need addressed:  Mental Health