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Nevada Department of Corrections Re-entry Services Nevada Department of Corrections O. P. E. N. Opportunity for Probation with Enforcement in Nevada Intermediate Sanction Program
Overview of Casa Grande Transitional Housing (CGTH) • • • Occupancy: 400 2 housing units 4 person rooms with shared bathroom & laundry facilities per wing • 2 short-term holding cells (holds 4 offenders)
O. P. E. N. • Opportunity for Probation with Enforcement in Nevada (O. P. E. N)is a “pilot” program used for offenders that have violated the terms of probation and are sent by the Eighth Judicial District Court to Casa Grande as an alternative to probation revocation. • The program limits the term of incarceration at Casa Grande to a maximum of 90 days as opposed to a minimum of 1 year custody in the Department of Corrects for Revocation of Probation. The use of the facility allows the Court an immediate response to violations within a week or less rather than at least 3 -4 weeks
O. P. E. N. – O. P. E. N. is an Intermediate Sanctions Unit jointly operated by NDOC and Parole and Probation. – It provides an effective short-term immediate placement program for probation violators as an alternative to revocation. – Probations receive regular drug tests, clinical assessment at intake, substance abuse counseling and employment/ life skills training. – While in custody at CGTH, probationers attend high school and complete community service hours.
Judge’s Involvement • Will determine the participants for the program (technical violators who are currently in violation process) • Will conduct “warning” hearing and amend probation conditions to include participation in OPEN • Will conduct hearing to set length of time at CGTH
Probation and Parole’s Involvement • Primary point of contact for NDOC • Will supervise all offenders participating in OPEN • Will email Judge the incident reports and request hearing to be calendared • Will notify CGTH of offenders who violate and will be transported to CGTH
OPEN Process • Probationer commits a violation. They will be brought before Eighth Judicial District Court Judge. If probationer volunteers to be placed in the program they will be informed of the requirements. The probationer is then reinstated on probation with the added condition of participation in the OPEN program. • Probationers are required to meet with their officer at least twice a month and are drug tested regularly in the office and their residence/treatment centers. • Probationers that violate the conditions while in the OPEN program will be immediately transported to Casa Grande Transitional Housing (CGTH) and will remain at CGTH until the next available court date with Judge Glass.
OPEN Process Cont’d • Probationers at CGTH will receive an intake interview/clinical assessment before their next appearance before Eight Judicial District Court Judge. This interview/assessment will assess any biological, psychological and sociological factors. Psychological testing that is determined to be necessary will be done with summary results shared with program staff. • Probationers housed at CGTH without substance abuse issues are assessed for employment opportunities, job training or continuing education. Probationers are then given performance measures that must be met before the next court hearing or before the probationer is permitted to leave CGTH.
Flow Chart 1 st Technical Violation To CGTH Minor (i. e. Reporting) Report to Judge (email) Judge can verbally release to P&P Order to see Judge in Custody Major (New arrest) CCDC & VR
Services/Programs • On Site Job Training “Turning Point” provided through existing programs currently being offered at CGTH. Resource materials given to the OPEN participants are provided through the Re-Entry department. • Anger Management, Substance Abuse, Finance Management, Parenting/Relationships, Cognitive Restructuring, Life Skills, Problem Gambling, Employment Work Skills, Individual Mental Health, Living in Recovery • Offender could continue programming at CGTH regardless of whether or not he is housed at CGTH
Cost • The cost of housing an individual at CGTH was cost effective at approximately $28. 75 a day compared to $114. 00 a day at Clark County Detention Center and $58. 00 a day at NDOC.
Stats • Sinception, 57 probationers have been selected to participate in the program. The intensive supervision accompanied by swift and immediate sanctions by the court has produced positive results. • 23 have graduated the OPEN program. • 6 have been revoked. House Arrest participants would be deemed unsuccessful- didn’t finish program. • 21 probationers that were referred to Intensive Day Treatment (IDT) • 15 have graduated.