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Institutional Program

The Institutional Program provides mental health services to all prisoners within the Department of Corrections. Prisoners receive services by Qualified Mental Health Professionals in a timely manner with reasonable access and continuity of care, including aftercare planning and follow-up as indicated. Institutional Programming includes, but is not limited to:
  • Reception Center psychological assessments 
  • Segregation monitoring 
  • Suicide prevention services including screening, assessment and treatment 
  • Assessment, identification and referral of prisoners for treatment of mental illness 
  • Parole Board evaluations 
  • Assaultive Offender Programming 
  • Sex Offender Programming 
  • Post-release planning for prisoners returning to the community