Secure Diversionary Treatment Program – Recreation-based Coping Skills

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Secure Diversionary Treatment Program – Recreation-based Coping Skills

Cognitive Program
  • Description

    Recreation staff will facilitate interactive games with offenders focusing on socialization, coping, and healthy use of free time. This program is part of the Secure Diversionary Treatment Program (SDTP) for Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Offenders. SDTP is designed to provide a secure and safe alternative treatment option for offenders with a major mental illness who otherwise would be in restrictive housing because behavior that may be considered a threat to safety and security of staff or other offenders. Offenders who qualify often exhibit behaviors that are intractable and unresponsive to the usual therapeutic and management interventions available in the regular general population setting.

  • Length of Program

    Six modules

  • Eligibility

    All offenders housed in a restrictive housing setting where the goal is to transition to general population

  • Locations Available

    Disclaimer: Program availability is subject to change. For the most up to date offerings, please contact facilities or offices directly.

    • Marion Correctional Treatment Center

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