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

Designed for inmates who have a serious mental illness or significant developmental/organic disability who are not suited to be housed on the mental health unit (MHU) due to clinical or behavioral risk factors, need for assessment, and/or crisis management.

Need addressed:  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.

Anger Management High Risk/Need

Anger Management High Risk/Need is recommended for individuals who demonstrate high risk/high needs related to anger/emotional dysregulation. This treatment provides instruction and practice on basic anger control strategies in a group facilitated by clinicians.


Needs Addressed:  Attitudes; behavior; aggression, mental health 

Anxiety Reduction

The treatment teaches participants anxiety reduction behaviors

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

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

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

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 

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

Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Program (IOP)

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

Needs addressed:  Substance abuse

Interpersonal Problems Solving Group

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


Need addressed:  Mental Health

Longer Term Restrictive Housing Mental Health Group
Medication Compliance Group

Explains medications and encourages compliance with prescribed mental health medications.


Need addressed:  Mental Health.

Mental Health Group

Addresses mental health needs.

Need addressed:  Mental Health.

Mental Health Outpatient Services

Provides general, individual therapy.


Need addressed:  Mental Health.

METEOR

This treatment introduces the concept of stages of change and works to assess and educate participants about which stage they are in and how to move forward.


Needs addressed:  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

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

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 

Residential Relapse Prevention Program (RRPP)

Residential substance use program with a focus on relapse prevention and reentry into the community. This level of treatment is for individuals who need a higher level of care than an intensive outpatient program offers, but does not require a longer term inpatient treatment.  It is typically ideal for individuals who previously completed a residential program, yet continued to use. 

Need addressed:  Substance Abuse

Residential Substance Use Treatment: RTC, SAU, COP

Inmates assigned to residential treatment programs have been identified as having serious substance abuse issues. These programs generally last about six months.


 Need addressed:  Alcohol/drug addiction.

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.

Seven Decision Group

Long Term Restrictive Housing clinical group.


Need addressed:  Mental Health

START Now

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

Strategic Treatment and Reintegration (STAR)

The STAR treatment is provided in an inpatient mental health setting at the NCCW, offering groups and classes on a diverse range of topics including psycho-educational elements, symptom management, medication management, DBT, coping skills and strategies, nutrition and wellness/physical activities.


Need addressed:  Mental Health

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

Treatment for Substance Use Outpatient (OP)

Outpatient substance abuse treatment for incarcerated individuals who are not eligible for residential or intensive substance abuse services due to lower level substance abuse issues.


Needs addressed:  Drugs and Alcohol Abuse.

Violence Reduction Aftercare

Follow up to the Violence Reduction Program

Need addressed:  Attitude/Behavior

 

Violence Reduction Treatment***

The Violence Reduction Treatment 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