Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network Criminal Justice Programs – Descriptions

Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network’s Criminal Justice Teams operate in tandem with the 18th Judicial District to provide case management and dual-diagnosis treatment that is trauma informed, and evidenced based.   Our programs, (briefly listed below) include teams of case managers and clinicians who are fully integrated in correctional facilities.  Additionally we provide therapy and case management in an alternative court setting (18th Judicial Wellness Court) and a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) that works directly with law enforcement.  We are currently working to create our own outpatient services to provide ongoing support as offenders return to the community. We have chosen evidenced based programing that is focused on improving mental health; reducing and eliminating substance abuse and addressing criminogenic needs.    Our teams use IDDT, CBT, DBT skills, cognitive restructuring, social and problem solving skill development.  Our goal is to facilitate change in mentally ill and chemically dependent offenders that challenges their thinking, shifts criminal and addictive patterns; improves functionality allows them to be successful in the community.

Goals & Objectives

Increase Public Safety

Reduce Recidivism Result in cost-savings

Increase treatment engagement

Assist participants in achieving sustainable recovery and improve quality of life

Use Evidence Based Programs and Practices whenever feasible

Eliminate or significantly reduce substance use among participants

Jail-to-community re-entry programs in the Arapahoe and Douglas County jails: ADMHN employs BA level case managers to assist inmates in making a seamless transition in mental health and/or substance abuse treatment from the Detention facilities to the community mental health system.  Case managers provide in-jail groups, utilizing cognitive behavioral model to address criminality along with substance abuse and mental health related issues.  Clients are linked to appropriate community resources following their release including housing, benefits, medical, psychiatric, and other needed services.  This program is funded through jail booking fees. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility:   7325 S. Potomac Street Centennial CO 80112 Douglas County Detention Facility: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock 80109

Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBS): ADMHN employs Master level Clinical Case Managers to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment services to inmates in the Arapahoe and Douglas County Detention facilities.  JBBS is licensed by the Division of Behavioral Health to provide substance abuse treatment services to offenders.  Clinical Case Managers utilize evidence based curriculum to address substance use issues and criminal thinking. Clients are linked to appropriate community resources following their release including housing, benefits, medical, psychiatric, and other needed services.  This program is currently funded through Community Corrections/1352 dollars. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility:   7325 S. Potomac Street Centennial CO 80112 Douglas County Detention Facility: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock 80109

Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC): ADMHN employs one Master level Mental Health Specialist and one Master level Case Manager to provide psychosocial assessments for youth at the JAC.  Staffs work with schools and community agencies to decrease the likelihood of juvenile encounters with law enforcement.  Staff assesses and links individuals and families to the appropriate community resources.  This program is funded through SB94 and the JAG grant. Juvenile Assessment Center 7325 S. Potomac Street, Centennial CO 80112  

Marvin W. Foote Youth Detention Center: ADMHN employs Master level clinicians who are licensed by the state of Colorado ( LPC, LMFT, LCSW).  The clinicians provide the following on-site at the Detention facility:  emergency mental health evaluations and coordinate hospitalization in coordination with ADMHN Emergency Services department; provide crisis intervention and brief therapy to and families as appropriate; risk assessments for youth who may be at imminent risk for suicide;  and groups for youth.  This program is funded through the Department of Youth Corrections. Marvin W Foote Youth Services: 13500 East Fremont place centennial, CO 80112   

Achieving Recovery Changing Habits to Empower and Succeed (ARCHES): ADMHN employ one Licensed Therapist and one Master level Case Manager, both who are certified Addiction Counselors.  ARCHES is licensed by the Division of Behavioral Health to provide substance abuse and Mental Health treatment services to female offenders living on-site the Arapahoe County Residential Center, Community Corrections program.  The purpose of the Residential Dual Diagnosis/ARCHES Program is to provide a coordinated, integrated system of care that facilitates successful integration of female inmates with severe mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders into community placement at ACRC.  The goal of this effort is to increase public safety and reduce recidivism through enhanced collaboration between behavioral health professionals and existing community corrections and community parole programs.  The high intensity and multi-disciplinary approach provides residential/transitional housing (including a halfway house for inmates), mental health and substance abuse treatment, correctional supervision and wrap around case management services to access community resources for more independent levels of care.  Program is currently funded by Colorado Department of Corrections. ACRC: 2135 West Chenango AVE, Littleton, CO 80120

Crisis Intervention Training/team (CIT): ADMHN employs BA level case managers who work collaboratively with Arapahoe and Douglas County Law Enforcement.  The CIT case manager s are responsible for the coordination of all services that clients receive after referral from a CIT law enforcement officer. The case manager will assess the immediate needs of the individual (housing, food, medications, psychiatric services, medical issues etc.) with the goal of crisis stabilization.  These clinicians will also assist with linkage to appropriate mental health, substance abuse, and medical providers as appropriate.  Other responsibilities may include outreach, follow-up and crisis intervention as needed.  Program is funded by Arapahoe and Douglas Counties and the City of Littleton. Crisis Intervention Team; 5524 St. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120   Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): ACT is a team treatment approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based case management, psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation and support to persons with co-occurring serious and persistent mental illness and substance abuse.  These individuals exhibit severe functional impairments and have avoided or not responded well to traditional outpatient mental health care and rehabilitation services.  Persons served by ACT often have other co-existing problems such as homelessness and involvement with the judicial system. Assertive Community Treatment 5524 S. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

18th Judicial Wellness Court a/k/a Mental Health Court The Wellness Court of the 18th Judicial District (“WC”), through a problem solving approach, works to reduce recidivism of offenders with mental illness in the criminal justice system. This approach also promotes public safety and improves quality of life for participants and their families with a cost effective, evidence based, integrated continuum of care through community resources.  The WC holds defendants accountable and assists offenders to achieve long-term stability to become law-abiding citizens, and successful family and community members. Wellness Court: 5524 S. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

CJ team curriculum

  1. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance
  2. Matthew McKay, Jeffrey Wood, Jeffrey Brantley (2007)
  3. Letting Go Of Shame: Understanding How Shame Affects your life
  4. Ronald Potter-Efron, Patricia Potter-Efron (1989, Revised edition)
  5. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
  6. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (2005)
  7. A workbook integrating skills from ACT, DBT, and CBT: Overcoming Trauma and PTSD
  8. Sheela Raja (2012)
  9. SSIC: Criminal Conduct and Substance Use (Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change)

Milkman and Wanberg

  1. Seeking Safety by Lisa M. Najavits
  2. A New Direction (Series); MN Dept of Corrections/Hazeldon
  3. Thinking for a Change; Barry Glick, Ph.D.; Jack Bush, Ph.D.; and Juliana Taymans, Ph.D. in cooperation with the National Institute of Corrections
  4. Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment (IDDT); SAMHSA

CJ team screening tools

  1. ASI
  2. Socrates
  3. ASUS
  4. ASAM
  5. PAI (Personality Assessment Index MH and Substance abuse over lifetime)
  6. BAI (Brief Assessment Inventory- MH and Substance abuse symptoms for last 6 months)
  7. TSI (Trauma Screening Inventory)

   

Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network Criminal Justice Programs – Descriptions

Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network’s Criminal Justice Teams operate in tandem with the 18th Judicial District to provide case management and dual-diagnosis treatment that is trauma informed, and evidenced based.   Our programs, (briefly listed below) include teams of case managers and clinicians who are fully integrated in correctional facilities.  Additionally we provide therapy and case management in an alternative court setting (18th Judicial Wellness Court) and a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) that works directly with law enforcement.  We are currently working to create our own outpatient services to provide ongoing support as offenders return to the community. We have chosen evidenced based programing that is focused on improving mental health; reducing and eliminating substance abuse and addressing criminogenic needs.    Our teams use IDDT, CBT, DBT skills, cognitive restructuring, social and problem solving skill development.  Our goal is to facilitate change in mentally ill and chemically dependent offenders that challenges their thinking, shifts criminal and addictive patterns; improves functionality allows them to be successful in the community.

Goals & Objectives

Increase Public Safety

Reduce Recidivism Result in cost-savings

Increase treatment engagement

Assist participants in achieving sustainable recovery and improve quality of life

Use Evidence Based Programs and Practices whenever feasible

Eliminate or significantly reduce substance use among participants

Jail-to-community re-entry programs in the Arapahoe and Douglas County jails: ADMHN employs BA level case managers to assist inmates in making a seamless transition in mental health and/or substance abuse treatment from the Detention facilities to the community mental health system.  Case managers provide in-jail groups, utilizing cognitive behavioral model to address criminality along with substance abuse and mental health related issues.  Clients are linked to appropriate community resources following their release including housing, benefits, medical, psychiatric, and other needed services.  This program is funded through jail booking fees. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility:   7325 S. Potomac Street Centennial CO 80112 Douglas County Detention Facility: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock 80109

Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBS): ADMHN employs Master level Clinical Case Managers to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment services to inmates in the Arapahoe and Douglas County Detention facilities.  JBBS is licensed by the Division of Behavioral Health to provide substance abuse treatment services to offenders.  Clinical Case Managers utilize evidence based curriculum to address substance use issues and criminal thinking. Clients are linked to appropriate community resources following their release including housing, benefits, medical, psychiatric, and other needed services.  This program is currently funded through Community Corrections/1352 dollars. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility:   7325 S. Potomac Street Centennial CO 80112 Douglas County Detention Facility: 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock 80109

Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC): ADMHN employs one Master level Mental Health Specialist and one Master level Case Manager to provide psychosocial assessments for youth at the JAC.  Staffs work with schools and community agencies to decrease the likelihood of juvenile encounters with law enforcement.  Staff assesses and links individuals and families to the appropriate community resources.  This program is funded through SB94 and the JAG grant. Juvenile Assessment Center 7325 S. Potomac Street, Centennial CO 80112  

Marvin W. Foote Youth Detention Center: ADMHN employs Master level clinicians who are licensed by the state of Colorado ( LPC, LMFT, LCSW).  The clinicians provide the following on-site at the Detention facility:  emergency mental health evaluations and coordinate hospitalization in coordination with ADMHN Emergency Services department; provide crisis intervention and brief therapy to and families as appropriate; risk assessments for youth who may be at imminent risk for suicide;  and groups for youth.  This program is funded through the Department of Youth Corrections. Marvin W Foote Youth Services: 13500 East Fremont place centennial, CO 80112   

Achieving Recovery Changing Habits to Empower and Succeed (ARCHES): ADMHN employ one Licensed Therapist and one Master level Case Manager, both who are certified Addiction Counselors.  ARCHES is licensed by the Division of Behavioral Health to provide substance abuse and Mental Health treatment services to female offenders living on-site the Arapahoe County Residential Center, Community Corrections program.  The purpose of the Residential Dual Diagnosis/ARCHES Program is to provide a coordinated, integrated system of care that facilitates successful integration of female inmates with severe mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders into community placement at ACRC.  The goal of this effort is to increase public safety and reduce recidivism through enhanced collaboration between behavioral health professionals and existing community corrections and community parole programs.  The high intensity and multi-disciplinary approach provides residential/transitional housing (including a halfway house for inmates), mental health and substance abuse treatment, correctional supervision and wrap around case management services to access community resources for more independent levels of care.  Program is currently funded by Colorado Department of Corrections. ACRC: 2135 West Chenango AVE, Littleton, CO 80120

Crisis Intervention Training/team (CIT): ADMHN employs BA level case managers who work collaboratively with Arapahoe and Douglas County Law Enforcement.  The CIT case manager s are responsible for the coordination of all services that clients receive after referral from a CIT law enforcement officer. The case manager will assess the immediate needs of the individual (housing, food, medications, psychiatric services, medical issues etc.) with the goal of crisis stabilization.  These clinicians will also assist with linkage to appropriate mental health, substance abuse, and medical providers as appropriate.  Other responsibilities may include outreach, follow-up and crisis intervention as needed.  Program is funded by Arapahoe and Douglas Counties and the City of Littleton. Crisis Intervention Team; 5524 St. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120   Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): ACT is a team treatment approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based case management, psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation and support to persons with co-occurring serious and persistent mental illness and substance abuse.  These individuals exhibit severe functional impairments and have avoided or not responded well to traditional outpatient mental health care and rehabilitation services.  Persons served by ACT often have other co-existing problems such as homelessness and involvement with the judicial system. Assertive Community Treatment 5524 S. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

18th Judicial Wellness Court a/k/a Mental Health Court The Wellness Court of the 18th Judicial District (“WC”), through a problem solving approach, works to reduce recidivism of offenders with mental illness in the criminal justice system. This approach also promotes public safety and improves quality of life for participants and their families with a cost effective, evidence based, integrated continuum of care through community resources.  The WC holds defendants accountable and assists offenders to achieve long-term stability to become law-abiding citizens, and successful family and community members. Wellness Court: 5524 S. Prince St., Littleton, CO 80120

CJ team curriculum

  1. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance
  2. Matthew McKay, Jeffrey Wood, Jeffrey Brantley (2007)
  3. Letting Go Of Shame: Understanding How Shame Affects your life
  4. Ronald Potter-Efron, Patricia Potter-Efron (1989, Revised edition)
  5. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
  6. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (2005)
  7. A workbook integrating skills from ACT, DBT, and CBT: Overcoming Trauma and PTSD
  8. Sheela Raja (2012)
  9. SSIC: Criminal Conduct and Substance Use (Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change)

Milkman and Wanberg

  1. Seeking Safety by Lisa M. Najavits
  2. A New Direction (Series); MN Dept of Corrections/Hazeldon
  3. Thinking for a Change; Barry Glick, Ph.D.; Jack Bush, Ph.D.; and Juliana Taymans, Ph.D. in cooperation with the National Institute of Corrections
  4. Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment (IDDT); SAMHSA

CJ team screening tools

  1. ASI
  2. Socrates
  3. ASUS
  4. ASAM
  5. PAI (Personality Assessment Index MH and Substance abuse over lifetime)
  6. BAI (Brief Assessment Inventory- MH and Substance abuse symptoms for last 6 months)
  7. TSI (Trauma Screening Inventory)