Guidelines and standards for halfway houses and community treatment centers
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration]; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Halfway houses -- United States.,
  • Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States.,
  • Community-based corrections -- United States.

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Statementby John M. McCartt and Thomas J. Mangogna. U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Technical Assistance Division.
ContributionsMangogna, Thomas J., joint author., United States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. Technical Assistance Division.
LC ClassificationsHV9304 .M18
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5024721M
LC Control Number73603130

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The Alvis House Halfway House Program is intended to help you start a path to rehabilitation and progress while establishing a pro-social lifestyle and responsibility in the community. The goal of this program is to help you find ways to make healthy choices, . In the decades since the Manual on Correctional Standards- First Edition was created, the Association has diversified and extended its standards and today publishes 22 different manuals for all areas of the field of corrections. This includes dedicated manuals for the operation of differing facility types, including prisons, jails, juvenile. inspections of halfway houses or community residential centers under contract with the Division. Such inspections shall be scheduled in advance with written notice to the person in charge of the halfway house or community residential center. (C) Inspectors employed by the Division of Parole and Community Services shall have full access to all File Size: KB.   These homes have strict rules and guidelines, and stress sobriety and community. Many of those getting over drug or alcohol addiction use sober living homes as a way to transition safely from rehab centers to living fully independently. What are sober .

Which of the following is a type of community-based treatment facility that offers people with long-term mental health problems the opportunity to live in structured, supportive environments while they are trying to reestablish a job and ties to family and friends? Day treatment centers Community mental health centers Halfway houses Nursing homes. During a recent national study of parole, the issues of halfway houses and their use by parolees were examined. These issues have implications for a wide variety of subjects, ranging from scope of clientele to cost effectiveness. This article examines certain critical issues surrounding the use of halfway houses and parole on the national level.   A few years back the BOP started calling federal halfway houses “Residential Re-Entry Centers,” or RRCs for short, but the name change did not materially affect the function of federal halfway houses—to provide a transitional period for prisoners releasing into the community. Community Living Living Independently Dealing with the effects of institutionalization Our Transitional Living Program functions as a place to provide clients the skills necessary to transition back into the community. The program is a program of personal responsibility- meaning, you will get out of the program what you put into it.

Community confinement facility means a community treatment center, halfway house, restitution center, mental health facility, alcohol or drug rehabilitation center, or other community correctional facility (including residential re-entry centers), other than a juvenile facility, in which individuals reside as part of a term of imprisonment or. As changes to the standards are made at every ACA conference, the Association also prints a Standards Supplement on a bi-annual ble every other year in January, the Standards Supplement contains changes to all ACA standards manuals since the printing of the most recent edition of that example, the 4th Edition ACI manual was printed in ; therefore, all changes to the. coordinating halfway houses with other correctional efforts or im- prove existing systems and what standards halfway houses must meet to receive Federal funds. --Determine the best aspects of the different approaches now used by halfway houses and‘develop . Halfway houses or community residential centers. (A) The department of rehabilitation and correction or the adult parole authority may require or allow a parolee, a releasee, or a prisoner otherwise released from a state correctional institution to reside in a halfway house or other suitable community residential center that has been licensed by the division of parole and community.