5225 Corrections and Rehabilitation
10 - CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION
The objective of the Corrections and Rehabilitation Administration program is to provide policy direction, accountability, administrative oversight, and support to ensure the overall success of all adult and juvenile correctional and rehabilitation programs. The program consists of the Office of the Secretary; Legislative Affairs; Public and Employee Communications; Internal Affairs; Victim and Survivor Rights and Services; Support Services; Enterprise Information Services; Audits and Court Compliance; Labor Relations; Policy, Analysis and Planning; Research; Legal Affairs; Leasing and Facility Management and Ombudsman.
12 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LEGAL SERVICES
The objective of the Department of Justice Legal Services program is to provide transparency for the cost of legal services provided by the Department of Justice to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
20 - JUVENILE OPERATIONS AND JUVENILE OFFENDER PROGRAMS
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) accepts commitments from California courts provided that the person to be committed was under 18 years of age at the time the offense was committed, can materially benefit from institutional programs, and there are adequate facilities available to care for the individual.
The objective of the Juvenile Operations program is to ensure the operation of safe and secure juvenile facilities, to perform tasks related to routine day-to-day operations of institutions and camps, and to provide juvenile offenders necessary services such as security, feeding, clothing, and facility operations. In addition, this program provides staff training, juvenile offender intake and court services, population management services, facility maintenance, and maintains juvenile offender master files. This program currently oversees operations for three facilities and one conservation camp.
Treatment programs begin by performing diagnostic studies, program assignment, objective setting and progress evaluation, and post release planning for each offender. Based on the results of this evaluation, various counseling and treatment programs are available, including mental health programs (i.e., intensive treatment, specialized counseling, sex offender treatment, special behavior treatment, correctional treatment centers, intermediate care facilities, and general population outpatient services), substance abuse treatment programs, camp programs, and work employability programs.
21 - JUVENILE ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
The objective of the Juvenile Academic and Vocational Education program is to reduce the number of individuals who re-offend by providing comprehensive academic education, vocational (career-technical) education, supplemental education, as well as treatment programs to help juvenile offenders earn a diploma or GED and develop acceptable socialization and employment skills.
Education programs for juveniles include core academic and career/technical preparation high school courses, general education development preparation, basic skills enhancement, and college preparation. All curriculum presented to students is infused with values-based character education. Supplemental services include library services, special education, English learner services, basic skills enhancement, high school credit work experience, and community service.
22 - JUVENILE PAROLE OPERATIONS
The objective of the Juvenile Parole Operations program, which was eliminated in 2011-12, was to assist juveniles to successfully reintegrate into the community after release to parole. Parole services staff implemented structured and intensive parolee supervision through enforcement of conditions of parole, crisis intervention, supportive services, specialized services, intervention and corrective action, and temporary detention sanctions. Other major parole services activities included transitional aftercare services for specific high-risk offenders, including mental health, sex offender, and substance abuse services. Juvenile Parole Operations was assumed by the Division of Adult Parole Operations in 2011-12.
23 - JUVENILE HEALTH CARE SERVICES
The mission of the Juvenile Health Care Services program is to provide medical, dental, and mental health care to juveniles consistent with adopted standards for quality and scope of services within a custodial environment. The program strives to achieve this mission by providing cost-effective, timely, and competent care.
25 - ADULT CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS - GENERAL SECURITY
The Department is required by statute to accept convicted felons from California courts when their sentence is imprisonment in a state correctional facility. The objective of the Adult Operations - General Security program is to provide safe and secure detention facilities to protect public safety. The Adult Operations - General Security program consists of 33 operating correctional institutions, seven of which have reception centers.
26 - ADULT CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS - SECURITY OVERTIME
The objective of the Adult Operations - Security Overtime program is to identify custody overtime expenditures associated with housing, guarding, and transporting of adult offenders.
27 - ADULT CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS - INMATE SUPPORT
The objective of the Adult Operations - Inmate Support program is to provide necessary services to inmates such as feeding, clothing, record keeping, inmate classification assessments, and employee training at 33 operating correctional institutions and 44 conservation camps. The camps perform public conservation projects including, but not limited to, forest fire prevention, watershed management, and soil conservation.
28 - ADULT CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS - CONTRACTED FACILITIES
The objective of the Adult Operations - Contracted Facilities program is to reduce overcrowding within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and to provide meaningful rehabilitative programs in the least restrictive housing. These facilities are the Community Correctional Facilities, Female Rehabilitative Correctional Community Center, California Out-of-State Correctional Facilities, Community Prisoner Mother Program, and Family Foundation Program.
29 - ADULT CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION OPERATIONS - INSTITUTION ADMINISTRATION
The Adult Operations - Institution Administration program is responsible for the management and operation of 33 adult institutions, 44 conservation camps, and contracted facilities. The programs maintained by Adult Corrections and Rehabilitation Operations are responsible for focusing management's attention on specific program resources to facilitate continuous program improvement and operational reforms. This program is also responsible for providing facility maintenance, asset management, and construction services for CDCR adult facilities and other closed CDCR properties.
30 - PAROLE OPERATIONS - ADULT SUPERVISION
The primary objective of Parole Operations - Adult Supervision program is to improve public safety by increasing the rate and degree of successful reintegration and release to society of offenders paroled from state prison. The program is responsible for providing direct supervision, surveillance, and necessary apprehension of the state's parolee population. The main components of supervision include Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring and general caseload supervision utilizing the California Parole Supervision and Reintegration Model which incorporates evidence-based practices into the Division of Adult Parole Operations' supervision strategies to elicit long-term behavioral change to reduce recidivism.
Standard and specialized caseloads and the degree of supervision are determined by case factors related to the offender's propensity for violence, past criminal history, and current service needs. Based on case assessments, parolees may be placed in a higher supervision category intended to prevent, detect, or interrupt behavior likely to endanger the community. Case supervision, reassessment, and reclassification, based on parolee behavior and stability in the community are regularly scheduled.
The other integral program component is the Parole Planning and Placement Program which identifies parolee needs and matches them with state and local programs to ensure a successful transition into local communities.
31 - PAROLE OPERATIONS - ADULT COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS
The Parole Operations - Adult Community Based Programs utilizes a variety of rehabilitation and assistance programs designed to promote successful reintegration of parolees, while protecting public safety. These programs include, but are not limited to, Drug Treatment, Transitional Housing for Parolees, and Parolee Services Centers. The program also includes a full continuum of transitional programs. Parolees are also eligible for community-based residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment.
The program also provides mental health services and treatment to parolees through the department's Parole Outpatient Clinics. The objective of these services is to ensure public safety and to reduce recidivism through the stabilization and monitoring of the parolees' mental health issues.
32 - PAROLE OPERATIONS - ADULT ADMINISTRATION
The Parole Operations - Adult Administration programs work in conjunction with those in the field to ensure the safety of the public and parolees. In addition to the headquarters office, the Sex Offender Management Board and State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders Review Committee, along with the Office of Correctional Safety and the Board of State and Community Corrections, ensure that field personnel are properly trained, sex offender treatment and supervision policies mirror national standards, and field operations run smoothly.
35 - BOARD OF PAROLE HEARINGS - ADULT HEARINGS
The objective of the Board of Parole Hearings - Adult Hearings is to promote public safety through fair parole processes and decisions and to provide the required due process to inmates throughout the hearing process.
For adult offenders, the Board of Parole Hearings is responsible for setting the terms and conditions of parole and conducting parole consideration hearings for eligible inmates serving life sentences. The Board also issues warrants; conducts medical parole hearings; and determines whether parolees be discharged from parole. The Board also conducts parole revocation hearings for certain lifers pursuant to Penal Code Section 3000.1. Screenings are also conducted for mentally disordered offenders and sexually violent predators, and subsequent hearing referrals are made to the Department of Mental Health. In addition, at the Governor's request, the Board investigates applications and forwards recommendations for pardons and commutations of sentence, including those involving the death penalty. It also has the discretion to recommend to the court that a prisoner's sentence be recalled due to the inmate's significant health condition.
For juvenile offenders, the Juvenile Parole Board is responsible for discharges of commitment, orders for discharge from the jurisdiction of the Division of Juvenile Facilities to the jurisdiction of the committing court, and disciplinary appeals. Until December 31, 2012, the Juvenile Parole Board also conducted revocation or suspension of parole.
36 - BOARD OF PAROLE HEARINGS - ADMINISTRATION
The Board of Parole Hearings - Administration handles administrative duties in support of the Board's headquarters and field operations. The Administration is comprised of the Executive team; the Administrative Services Division, which handles the business services functions for the Board; and the Workforce Development Unit, which is tasked with ensuring compliance with the numerous court mandates affecting parole and hearing processes.
45 - ADULT EDUCATION, VOCATION, AND OFFENDER PROGRAMS - ADULT EDUCATION
The objective of the Office of Correctional Education is to contribute to public safety by designing and operating education programs that enable adult offenders to successfully reenter society. The Office provides functional oversight to educational programs, including academic and vocational at 33 adult schools. The CDCR's schools are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as post-secondary schools for the purpose of providing adult offenders a comprehensive adult education. The Office develops education programs, curriculum, and policy to guide delivery of services to inmate students. Departmental academic and vocational programs provide inmates with an opportunity for self-improvement through acquiring basic education and career training. The Office also oversees Adult Basic Education; Adult Secondary Education; Volunteer Literacy Program; Career Technical Education; Academic Assessment Program; Federal Grant Programs; Court Mandated Programs; Television Specialists; Recreational, General, and Law Library Services; as well as Physical Fitness Training.
46 - ADULT EDUCATION, VOCATION, AND OFFENDER PROGRAMS - ADULT SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
The objective of the Office of Offender Services is to plan, develop, implement and monitor activities for in-prison and community-based, reentry, employment, addiction and recovery services within the CDCR. Offender Services is responsible for overseeing and implementing a full continuum of evidence-based programs, including in-prison substance abuse treatment programs, community-based aftercare, reentry, employment and rehabilitation programs that promote positive social behavior and reduce recidivism and relapse. These programs include, but are not limited to: In-Custody Substance Abuse Treatment Programs, residential aftercare programs, the Female Offender Treatment Employment Program, the Parolee Services Network, In-Custody Drug Treatment Programs, and prison reentry and employment programs. Offender Services works with a variety of public and private entities to establish this continuum of offender services.
47 - ADULT EDUCATION, VOCATION, AND OFFENDER PROGRAMS - ADULT INMATE ACTIVITES
The Adult Education, Vocation, and Offender Programs - Adult Inmate Activities provides inmates with activities and programs such as the canteen, photo project and handicraft. These programs allow inmates to productively participate in activities while incarcerated. For inmates, these programs create a sense of accomplishment and provide inmates an opportunity for employment while incarcerated.
48 - ADULT EDUCATION, VOCATION, AND OFFENDER PROGRAMS - ADULT ADMINISTRATION
The Adult Education, Vocation, and Offender Programs-Adult Administration provides administrative support to the Department's rehabilitative programs including the Office of Correctional Education, Office of Offender Services, and the Office of Program Accountability and Support. Services include program support for education and offender services, performance data management, budgets, training, personnel, and business services support to CDCR's rehabilitative programs. The delivery of services is monitored and improved through the analysis of program service data.
50 - ADULT HEALTH CARE SERVICES
The objective of the Adult Health Care Services program is to provide medical, dental, and mental health care to the inmate population consistent with adopted standards for quality and scope of services within a custodial environment. The program strives to achieve this mission by providing cost-effective, timely, and competent care. Additionally, the program promotes inmate responsibility for their health.