Sheridan Correctional Center:Therapeutic Programs<br />Jessie McHale<br />
The programs at Sheridan Correctional Center are the largest therapeutic programs offered in the Nation. <br />
Components of the program <br />Orientation<br />Job placement assistance<br />Intensive release supervision<br />Substanc...
Eligibility requirements <br />Adults must be seventeen years old or up.<br />All participants a required to serve between...
Participating organizations <br />The Gateway Foundation<br />The Safer Foundation<br />Vocational Training<br />Provided ...
The gateway foundation <br />This particular foundation provides all participants with drug and alcohol treatment.<br />St...
Treatment plan <br />Education<br />Group therapy<br />Individual therapy<br />Self-help<br />Aftercare plan<br />Follow u...
The safer foundation <br />Provides job preparedness & placement programming<br />Provides case managers who work with cli...
provided by the safer foundation <br />Case management services<br />Mental health services<br />Substance abuse treatment...
Vocational Training <br />Participants in the vocational training must have:<br />GED or High School Diploma<br />Pass a t...
Vocational Training <br />Illinois valley community college<br />Illinois manufacturing foundation<br />National home buil...
Conclusion <br />If more prisons around the United States offered inmates a chance at programs similar to Sheridan’s, perh...
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  1. 1. Sheridan Correctional Center:Therapeutic Programs<br />Jessie McHale<br />
  2. 2. The programs at Sheridan Correctional Center are the largest therapeutic programs offered in the Nation. <br />
  3. 3. Components of the program <br />Orientation<br />Job placement assistance<br />Intensive release supervision<br />Substance abuse counseling & treatment<br />Educational & vocational training<br />Clinical case management<br />
  4. 4. Eligibility requirements <br />Adults must be seventeen years old or up.<br />All participants a required to serve between 9 & 24 months in IDOC. <br />Must be a male in need of treatment.<br />Eligible participants will be based on an assessment.<br />
  5. 5. Participating organizations <br />The Gateway Foundation<br />The Safer Foundation<br />Vocational Training<br />Provided by various institutions<br />
  6. 6. The gateway foundation <br />This particular foundation provides all participants with drug and alcohol treatment.<br />Stages Of Rehabilitation:<br />Confidential Screening Interview<br />Intake Assessment<br />Health History<br />Physicians Review<br />
  7. 7. Treatment plan <br />Education<br />Group therapy<br />Individual therapy<br />Self-help<br />Aftercare plan<br />Follow up treatment<br />
  8. 8. The safer foundation <br />Provides job preparedness & placement programming<br />Provides case managers who work with clients for approximately two years. The case manager is responsible for assessing and referring clients to needed services.<br />
  9. 9. provided by the safer foundation <br />Case management services<br />Mental health services<br />Substance abuse treatment<br />Family support services<br />Ability to pay rent, restitutions and taxes<br />Clients are still Illinois inmates.<br />They are required to participate in a minimum of 35 hours per week involvement in:<br />Employment<br />Education<br />Life skills<br />Community service<br />Daily house assignments<br />Each individual client receives:<br />
  10. 10. Vocational Training <br />Participants in the vocational training must have:<br />GED or High School Diploma<br />Pass a test of basic adult education<br />These classes are offered 5 times a year and last for 8 weeks<br />
  11. 11. Vocational Training <br />Illinois valley community college<br />Illinois manufacturing foundation<br />National home builders association<br />Auto mechanics<br />Computer technology<br />Culinary arts<br />Small-engine repair<br />Welding<br />Courses offered:<br />Provided by:<br />
  12. 12. Conclusion <br />If more prisons around the United States offered inmates a chance at programs similar to Sheridan’s, perhaps the recidivism rate would go down and inmate would have an easier transition from prison to outside life.<br />

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