Activities and Accomplishments of the Criminal Justice

Report
Assessment Guided
Life Planning:
The San Diego SB 618 Prisoner
Reentry Experience
Criminal Justice Research Division
Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat
[email protected]
www.sandag.org/cj
October 16, 2008
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Presentation Overview
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Background on SANDAG and CJRD
Description of SB 618 Program
Overview of Evaluation Design
Use of Assessments
Preliminary Assessment Data
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What is SANDAG?
• San Diego Association of Governments
• Regional planning and implementation
agency for quality of life issues
• Governed by a Board of Directors
representing the region’s 19 local
governments
• Only council of governments with a
Criminal Justice Research Division
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Program Description
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Assessment
Process Begins Pre-Sentence
Life Plan
Multi-Disciplinary Team
Case Management In Custody &
Community
• In-Prison & Community Services
• Community Roundtable
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Assessment Tools
• Addiction Severity Index (ASI)
• Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE)
• Comprehensive Adult Student
Assessment System (CASAS)
• Correctional Offender Management
Profiling for Alternative Sanctions
(COMPAS)
• Occupational Information Network
(O*NET) and Myers-Briggs
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Research Overview
• Process Evaluation: Determine if SB
618 was implemented as planned in
San Diego County
• Impact Assessment: Determine what
effect(s) the SB 618 program had on
participants
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Multiple Methodologies
• Meeting attendance and review of minutes
• Analysis of standardized assessment information
• Compilation of services received in prison and
community
• Program partner, key staff, and community surveys
• Client & family/friend satisfaction questionnaires
• Follow-up interviews with clients
• Collection of recidivism data from local and state
databases
• Cost-effectiveness analysis
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Participant Characteristics
Age
35.7
Male
83%
Ethnicity
White
43%
Black
33%
Hispanic
19%
Other
5%
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Participant Characteristics
(cont.)
Highest Charge Type
Property
54%
Drug
37%
Other
9%
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Needs: ASI Substance Abuse
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52% Drank Alcohol
67% to Point of Intoxication
81% Use Drugs
52% Used Multiple Drugs
53% Used Methamphetamines
51% Used Marijuana
49% Previous Drug Treatment
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Needs: ASI Social Supports
Level of Closeness
Moderate Considerable
74%
1%
Mother
Slight
25%
Father
51%
46%
3%
Siblings
23%
73%
5%
Partner/Spouse
24%
73%
3%
Children
Friends
13%
25%
50%
74%
37%
2%
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Needs: ASI Abuse History
Males
Females
Emotional
32%
61%
Physical
20%
54%
Sexual
3%
26%
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Needs: ASI Severity Index
Drug Treatment
6.2
Legal Services
5.6
Vocational Training
4.6
Family/Social Services
3.3
Alcohol Treatment
2.5
NOTE: Scale: 0 to 9
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Needs: TABE & CASAS
TABE
Less than 6.0
15%
6.1 to 9.0
27%
9.1 to 12.8
27%
Above high school (12.9)
31%
CASAS
236.1
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Summary
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High Level of Drug Treatment Needs
High Level of Education and Life Skills
Vocational Needs
Need for Social Supports
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Assessment Guided
Life Planning:
The San Diego SB 618 Prisoner
Reentry Experience
Criminal Justice Research Division
Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat
[email protected]
www.sandag.org/cj
October 16, 2008
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