You may be required to participate in a number of educational or treatment based programs as part of your participation in MCSAC. The following are examples of those programs:
Provides twenty-four (24) hour alcohol and/or drug free environment usually in the form of a traditional halfway house or a community based correctional facility. This holistic approach is based on your individual needs centered on sobriety, family reintegration, and employment.
The estimated length of this type of placement is further based on your adjustment skills and focus on treatment as well as recommendations from the Drug Court Team with input solicited from the Probation Officer. The minimum length of stay can be estimated at approximately thirty-days (30 consecutive days).
Intensive Outpatient Programming
Provides for an individualized treatment program designed to address substance abuse issues, psycho/social, medical, employment and family issues. This may require the participant to attend a minimum of 18 sessions over several weeks.
You may be required to attend a specified number of 12-step programs or AA/NA meetings in addition to your individual counseling sessions.
The actual length of time spent in this form of programming is entirely dependant upon the Participant�s involvement as well as continued recommendations from the Drug Court Team.
Outpatient Counseling/Relapse Prevention
Provides counseling and relapse prevention services. You may also be required to attend a minimum number of 12-step programs or AA/NA meetings on a weekly basis. This may require the participant to attend a minimum of 18 sessions over several weeks. The fee will be paid directly to the treatment or AOD educational providers, if not covered by Medicaid or other forms of insurance. This is not part of your probation fees of $30.00 per month.
Provides you with a support network in which you will attend a minimum of one support group session each week, a duration of 1 to 1 1/2 hours should be allotted for this group meeting. You will be required to achieve the following if you had not done so already, as your supervision (probation) becomes less strict or intense, ultimately resulting in successful graduation from MCSAC.
- Attend 12-step meetings
- Obtain a sponsor for your 12-step program
- Obtain employment
- Maintain positive interaction with your family, the community, the Courts and complete your probation requirements