The 48-Week Offender program specifically targets antisocial attitudes, values and beliefs (personal cognitive supports for crime.) This program focuses on the specific dynamic risk factors of impulsivity, egocentrism, weak problem-solving / self-regulation skills, aggressiveness and deficits in critical reasoning and abstract thinking.
Echo Mod is an in-patient mental health treatment unit that provides structured, supportive environments for mentally ill male offenders. Inmates are placed on this unit when they are transitioning from the more regimented environment of the acute unit (Mike Mod at Anchorage Correctional Center) or when they are not able to function well in general population due to their illness. This subacute unit is a structured therapeutic environment that encourages individual growth and responsibility.
The Life Success Substance Abuse Treatment (LSSAT) Program is a 90 day intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment program. The program serves 25 inmates per quarter and is open to all inmates who are assessed as appropriate for this level of services. The program is a Cognitive Behavioral treatment process and is evidence-based. The program teaches life skills that allow the inmate to make the choice to become addiction free and a productive member of society.
Substance abuse education/ assessment/ referral services are provided to the Men’s Sub-acute Care Psychiatric Unit. One full-time certified substance abuse counselor provides the services.
Program to assist offenders in obtaining the skills and knowledge essential to successfully reenter the community to include the areas of housing, employment, education, sober support, and family reunification.