Presentation on theme: "Summit County ADM Board Cross Systems Training"— Presentation transcript:
1 Summit County ADM Board Cross Systems Training Oriana House, Inc., Agency Overview&Diversion and Specialty Court Programs OverviewAnne Gatti, PCC-SProgram Manager - Nonresidential ProgramsOriana House, Inc.
2 MissionOriana House remains committed to its mission of providing quality and humane chemical dependency treatment and community corrections services to clients while contributing to safer communities.
3 Oriana House, Inc. Began in 1981 with 3 day DWI Program Currently operates over 20 programs – pre and post dispositionCurrently employs approx. 575 staffCurrently offers 1100 residential beds for offenders (800 beds are in Summit County)Serves an additional clients in nonresidential settings at any given time
7 “ A second chance for first time offenders” Diversion ProgramsUsually designed for first time offendersAlternative to usual case processingVoluntary participationResult in dismissal of charges“ A second chance for first time offenders”
8 Diversion Programs in Summit County Summit County Prosecutor’s Felony Diversion ProgramAkron Municipal Court – Discretionary Rehabilitation Program (DRP)Barberton Municipal Court – Misdemeanor Diversion Program (MDP)Akron Municipal Court Family Violence CourtAkron Municipal Court Misdemeanor Drug CourtSummit County Common Pleas Court Felony Drug Court
9 Felony Diversion Program Established in the mid 1970’sFirst time felony offenders accused of property offensesMust be OK’d to participate by the victim and arresting officerMust successfully complete individual treatment plan, including full payment of restitution within one yearResults in dismissal of charges and sealing of arrest record
10 DRP First time misdemeanor offenders in Akron Municipal Court Cooperative effort between, Akron Prosecutor’s Office, Akron Municipal Court Probation Department, the Public Defenders’ Office and Oriana HouseMust attend 5 psycho-educational classesResults in dismissal of charge and sealing of arrest record
11 MDP First time misdemeanor offenders in Barberton Municipal Court Must attend 5 psycho-educational classesResults in dismissal of charge and sealing of arrest record
12 DRP / MDP classes Court Process Decision Making Anger Management Substance AbuseValues and Responsibility
13 Specialty CourtsAlso referred to as problem solving courts or therapeutic jurisprudenceMay either be a diversion program (Misdemeanor and Felony Drug Court, Family Violence Court) or post adjudication (Reentry Court)There is a program team and very active judicial involvement – clients appear regularly before the judgeThere are rewards and graduated sanctions, often given in open court by the judge
14 Family Violence Court Began in 1998 Cooperative effort between Akron Prosecutor’s Office, Akron Municipal Court Probation Department, the Public Defenders Office, Victim Assistance Program, the Battered Women’s Shelter and Oriana HouseFirst time DV offendersYear long program with regular case management sessions, “Time Out” programming and appearances before the judge, stringent requirements and graduated sanctionsResults in dismissal of charges, record may be sealed a year later
15 Summit County Felony Drug Court Began in April, 2002, with the Honorable Judge Mary F. Spicer presidingIn January, 2008, the Honorable Judge Thomas Teodosio began presiding over the Summit County Felony Drug Court ProgramA cooperative effort between local municipal courts (Akron, Barberton & Stow), the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Oriana House, Inc., area law enforcement agencies, the Summit County Prosecutor's Office, and the Summit County ADM BoardAn month long diversion program which rewards client progress/compliance and imposes a graduated level of sanctions in response to client noncomplianceA federal SAMHSA grant awarded in 2008 has resulted in the addition of enhanced programming available to our clients (employment services, cognitive skills programming, mental health screening, crisis intervention counseling, anger management class, family education programming, financial management class)
16 Summit County Reentry Court Participants are placed in Reentry Court upon release from prison.Based on assessed risk level, will begin program in either the CBCF, Halfway House or Nonresidential Facility.Minimum of one year program.Regular case management with an individualized program plan, appearances before the judge and a series of rewards and graduated sanctions.
17 Summit County Drug Court: Client Orientation & Assessment Low-RiskNo Cognitive Behavioral Programming NeededLevel 2Cognitive Behavioral ProgrammingClient Reports to Regular Court(Involvement Ends)Determined byLSI-RScoreLevel 3Cognitive Behavioral ProgrammingLevel 4Cognitive Behavioral ProgrammingNOT Eligible for DCClient DeclinesMeet with CaseworkerSTARTHigh-RiskDrug Court Liaison Screens New ArrestsEmployment ServicesAOD AssessmentStage of Change AssessmentEducation ServicesEligible for DCHIV Awareness ClassLow Problem AwarenessHigh Problem AwarenessRandom Alcohol/Drug TestingApproveProsecutor’s OfficeDenyApproveDenyIdentify/Refer Opiate/Heroin Users in Need of “Fast-track” Detox ServicesPolice DepartmentTreatment Initiation Program (TIP)OHI Screening InterviewIn-House TreatmentCommunity Partner ReferralsClient AcceptsStress/Anger ManagementCourt Date/Plea MadeFamily/Support System ComponentNo MH Services NeededMH Referrals to Community MH PartnersMH Need Assessment or ScreenGPRA Baseline Interview & Other Eval Tools AdministeredEngage Clients Waiting to Access MH Tx (Treatment Retention)Engage Clients in Crisis (At Any Point in Client’s DC Programming)Program Enhancements Indicated by Thick Border around Box.Red Arrows Indicate Optional Services to DC Clients; Provided Based on Individual Need.
18 Please contact Anne Gatti, PCC-S, Program Manager, at (330) , ext or