BOP Psychology Programs and Mental Healthcare

BOP Psychology Programs and Mental Healthcare

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PSR/Sentencing and Placement Preparation: BOP Mental Healthcare Programs

If your client has replied ‘Yes’ to the questions (I- IX) below, one of these 9 BOP Mental Healthcare Programs may provide the best mental illness placement option for your client.

RDAP eligibility and an overview are covered in section VIII.

I) Is your client a first-timer young male offender 32 years of age or younger, facing a sentence of 60 months or more?

  • If yes, would your client be interested in participating in a program that teaches how to create a smoother adjustment to federal Prison?
  • Will they be sentenced to a medium-security facility?
  • If all three answers are yes, this program may help □;

Brave Program- Facility Locations:

    • FCI Victorville, CA-Medium
    • FCI Beckley, WV-Medium

II) Is your client a male inmate in (or facing) a high-security penitentiary setting with a history of substance abuse/dependence or a major mental illness as evidenced by a current diagnosis of a Psychotic Disorder that may include; Mood, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Delusion and/or a Substance-induced Psychotic Disorder?

  • If the answers are yes, this program may help □;

Challenge Program – Facility Locations:

    • USP Big Sandy, KY-High
    • USP Hazelton, WV-High
    • USP Lee, VA-High
    • USP McCreary, KY-High
    • USP Allenwood,PA-High
    • USP Canaan, PA-High
    • USP Beaumont, TX-High
    • USP Coleman I, FL-High
    • USP Coleman II, FL-High
    • USP Pollock, LA-High
    • USP Tucson, AZ-High
    • USP Atwater, CA-High
    • USP Terre Haute, IN-High
    • USP Coleman I, FL (H)
    • USP Coleman II, FL (H)

III) Is your client a male or female with a serious mental illness, but who does not require inpatient treatment?

  • Do they lack the skills to function in a general population prison setting?
  • Would they be interested in a mental healthcare program that works closely with Psychiatry Services to ensure they receive appropriate medication and have the opportunity to build a positive relationship with the treating psychiatrist?
  • If your answers are yes, this program may help: □;

Mental Health Step Down Program- Facility Locations:

    • FCI Butner, NC-Medium
    • USP Atlanta, GA-High

* Male inmates with a primary diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder are referred to the STAGES Program

IV) Is your client a male or female with a history of mental illness related to physical, mental, intimate domestic violence or traumatic PTSD?

  • Would your client be interested in a mental healthcare program that focuses on the development of personal resilience, effective coping skills, emotional self-regulation, and healthy interpersonal relationships?
  • If both answers are yes, this program may help: □;

Resolve Program- Facility Locations:

    • FPC Alderson, WV-Minimum (F)
    • SFF Hazelton, WV -Low (F)
    • SCP Lexington, KY-Minimum (F)
    • SCP Greenville, IL-Minimum (F)
    • FCI Aliceville, AL-Low (F)
    • SCP Coleman, FL-Minimum (F)
    • SCP Marianna, FL-Minimum (F)
    • FCI Tallahassee, FL-Low (F)
    • FCI Dublin, CA-Low (F)
    • SCP Victorville, CA-Minimum (F)
    • ADX Florence, CO-Maximum (M)
    • FCI Waseca, MN-Low (F)
    • FCI Danbury, CT-Low (M)
    • SCP Danbury, CT-Minimum (F)
    • FSL Danbury, CT-Low (F) (Activating)
    • FFPC Bryan, TX-Minimum (F)
    • FMC Carswell, TX-Adm. (F)

V) Does your client have a significant functional impairment due to intellectual disabilities, neurological deficits, and/or remarkable social skills deficits?

  • For example, do any of these apply to your client: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder, Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) to mention just a few?
  • Would your client be interested in improving their institutional adjustment and likelihood for successful community reentry?
  • If your answers are yes, this program may help: □;

Skills Program- Facility Locations:

    • FCI Coleman, FL-Medium
    • FCI Danbury, CT-Low

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VI) Is your client a male inmate (or facing prison) with serious mental illnesses and a primary diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, along with a history of unfavorable institutional adjustment linked to this disorder?

  • Would they be willing to volunteer for this mental healthcare program?
  • If both answers are yes, this program may help: □;

Stages Program- Facility Locations:

    • FCI Terre Haute, IN-Medium
    • USP Florence, CO-High (Effective 9/ 2014)

VII) Sex Offender Conviction(s)

VIIa) Sex Offender Treatment Program: Nonresidential (SOTP -NR)

  • Is your client considered a low to moderate risk sexual offender?
  • Does your client have a history of a single-sex crime; or are they serving a sentence for first time Internet Sex Offense?
  • If both answers are yes, this program may help: □;

SOTP-NR Program- Facility Locations:

    • FCI Petersburg- Medium
    • FCI Englewood,CO-Low
    • USP Marion, IL-Medium
    • FCI Elkton, OH-Low
    • FMC Carswell, TX-Med. Ctr.(Females)
    • FCI Seagoville, TX-Low
    • FCI Marianna, FL-Medium
    • USP Tucson, AZ-High

VIIb) Sex Offender Treatment Program: Residential (SOTP -R)

  • Is your client considered a high-risk sex offender?
  • Does your client have a history of multiple sex crimes (re-offense sex offender), extensive non- sexual criminal histories, and/or a high level of sexual deviancy or hyper-sexuality?
  • Does their criminal history include; rape, sodomy, incest, carnal knowledge, transportation with coercion, a force for commercial purposes or sexual exploitation of children, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and/or internet pornography?
  • If your answers are yes, this mental healthcare program may help: □;

SOTP-Residential Program– Facility Locations:

    • USP Marion, IL-Medium
    • High FMC Devens, MA-Med. Ctr.

VIIc) New: Commitment and Treatment Program for Sexually Dangerous Person’s.

  • Is your client a candidate for psychological treatment, implementation of a behavior management plan, and coordination of a multidisciplinary treatment team?
  • Can your client be considered sexually dangerous with the possibility of criminal recidivism?
  • If both answers are yes, this program may help □;

Butner ‘New’ Commitment and Treatment Program – Facility Location:

    • FCC Butner, NC

VIII) RDAP
To verify RDAP eligibility, in addition to drug and alcohol abuse, prescription medications along with other medications available over the counter are also included.

According to the American Bar Association: there must be a verifiable, documented pattern of substance abuse or dependence within the 12-month period preceding arrest.

IX) NEW: The Female Integrated Treatment (FIT) Program

  • Is your client a candidate for cognitive-behavioral treatment for females with substance use disorders, mental illness, and trauma-related disorders to female inmates.
  • Would your client also qualify for RDAP and those treatment plans which would also address substance use in this residential program may qualify for the early release benefit associated with RDAP.
  • If your answer is yes, this program may help □;
    • FSL Danbury, CT-Low – The New (FIT) Program

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