Mental Health Services
AdCare Criminal Justice Services has responded to the urgent need for the care and management of incarcerated people with mental disorders by developing a model forensic mental health delivery system. Through proper staff training and orientation of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other clinicians in assessment and intervention strategies, ACJS has been able to drastically reduce the cost of psychotropic medication while increasing the quality of mental health care provided to inmates.
The ACJS model Mental Health Services program focuses on screening and identifying need, crisis intervention, short-term treatment/stabilization, management of psychotropic medication, utilization review, case management/referral services, and coordination of post-commitment care.
Incarceration based Substance Abuse Programs
AdCare Criminal Justice Services has written, developed and implemented curriculum driven substance abuse treatment programs for incarcerated men and women throughout the criminal justice system. On both the state and country levels, programs have been designed to meet the individual needs of the correctional system and its inmate population.
The ACJS substance abuse treatment model is based on research that demonstrates the effectiveness of treatment programs in reducing recidivism. While this integrative approach of standardized lectures and workshops form the backbone of intensive substance abuse treatment programs, each inmate's treatment is individualized through assessment tools and treatment planning sessions with his or her primary facilitator.