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Two Year Outcome of South Carolina RSAT Prisoners Program

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Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2000, $99,171)

Project summary for 2000-RT-VX-K001 The proposed project will evaluate the South Carolina RSAT program, located in Turbeville Corrections Insitution,a medium security institution that houses 1,138 offenders, 800 of whom are youthful offenders 17-25 years of age (the remaining 228 are non-YOA inmates who perform maintenance and support work).SCDOC contracted with Civigenics, a Massachusetts-based for-profit treatment provider to establish and operate at the institution a recovery-based,residential additctions treatment facility for youth known as a Correctional Recovery Academy (CRA). The principal objective is to predetermine if the Correctional Recovery Academy is an effective treatment modality for male youthful offenders who have a problem with chemical dependency.
Date Created: January 20, 2000