Education & Treatment
Based on research and best practices, the Division of Education, Treatment and Reentry is tasked with providing education, treatment and reentry services to Idaho Department of Correction offenders.
All offenders are assessed to determine their medical condition, programmatic needs, education level, and mental health. The information from these assessments is used to format a rehabilitation program to address each offender's identified risk and needs.
The basis of quality treatment and education is twofold: good assessments and good case plans. Case plans prioritize offender needs and create a plan for accountability that can lead to successful reintegration into our communities. A continuum of core programs has been identified and implemented throughout the correctional system and in the community. These programs and services address the following areas:
- Mental health
- Substance abuse
- Education and vocational education
- Family reunification
The ultimate goal of correctional programming is to reduce recidivism. Providing opportunities for offenders to live a crime-free and drug-free lifestyle through programming accomplishes this goal and provides for safer communities.
For any questions regarding education and/or treatment services provided by the IDOC, please contact us at (208) 658-2000