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What types of services are offered to inmates?

What types of services are offered to inmates?

Some programs provide specialized treatment services, such as drug and alcohol counseling, sex offender counseling, psychiatric services, domestic violence counseling, family counseling, vocational and employment counseling (including job referrals), and life skills education.

What services are available for parolees?

Residential programs for parolees are offered throughout the state. All provide residency and support services to parolees including SUDT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, life skills, employment, education and transitional housing.

What is the MCRP program?

The Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) is a voluntary program for eligible males who have two years or less of their prison sentence left to serve. This allows eligible people committed to state prison to serve the end of their sentences in the community, in lieu of confinement in state prison.

What are the different treatment programs intended for convicted offenders?

Correction and Rehabilitation of Penitent Offenders

  • Individual and group counseling.
  • Moral, Spiritual, Values Formation.
  • Work or Job Placement/Referral.
  • Vocational/Livelihood and Skills Training.
  • Health, Mental and Medical Services.
  • Literacy and Education.
  • Community Service.
  • Client Self-Help Organization.

What kinds of inmates are given furloughs?

Social furloughs are usually granted only to inmates who have served many years in prison and they are approved in order to get affairs in order in preparing for release. These types of furloughs can last for a few days or a week. If you have a prison term under five years.

What type of supervision do sex offenders get in California?

The type of supervision is determined by the California Penal Code. The more serious and violent offenders and high-risk sex offenders are released to state parole and the non-serious, non-violent, and non-sex offenders are released to county-level supervision.

What are the sentencing laws in the state of California?

CALIFORNIA’S SENTENCING LAWS Most offenders are sentenced to California state prison for a set amount of time under the Determinate Sentencing Law (DSL). Determinate sentencing covers sentencing guidelines, mandatory minimum sentences, and enhanced sentences for certain crimes.

What are offenders entitled to?

Offenders are entitled to legal counsel, which may be a private attorney or one appointed by the BPH. The District Attorney from the prosecuting county may make a presentation opposing or supporting parole.

When do you get a parole hearing for a life sentence?

Offenders serving life sentences with the possibility of parole are automatically eligible for a parole hearing typically 13 months prior to their Minimum Eligible Parole Date, or upon reaching the eligibility for the Youth Offender or Elderly Parole processes.