The Idaho Department of Correction provides evidence-based treatment to its residents. The ultimate goal is to reduce recidivism as residents are released to communities.
All residents 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 individual's identified risk and needs.
Programs and services address the following areas:
- Mental health
- Substance abuse
- Education and vocational education
- Sex offender programming
The basis of quality treatment and education is twofold: Good assessments and good case plans. Case plans prioritize resident's needs and create a plan for accountability that can lead to successful reintegration into our communities.