Counseling and Treatment

King County Corrections-Based SUD Treatment Program

Contact:
Larry Ferguson, Director
King County Corrections-Based SUD Treatment Program
620 West James Street
Kent, WA 98032
United States
Who is eligible

All program participants are currently incarcerated in the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center. Referrals are based on screening initially conducted upon entry to the facility and designating individuals with medium to high multi-dimensional Risk-Need factors.  In response to these risk factors, further screening and assessment may be conducted to determine Risk-Need-Responsivity.

 

 

The King County Corrections-Based Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center provides in-jail treatment to individuals incarcerated due to a substance use disorder (SUD). The program is comprised of a complex array of services that include established evidenced-based curriculum such as Living-in-Balance and Moral Reconation Therapy being facilitated within a modified therapeutic community within one of the medium security programming housing units. Participants are treated with dignity, respect, and consideration of the whole person in a trauma informed approach. 

Counseling modes used incorporate individual client assessments of needs and progress, combined with the planning and delivery of interventions targeted to client readiness, engagement, life-skills building, and stages of recovery. In addition, Pioneer partners with the Asian Counseling and Referral Services in the delivery of Intensive-Outpatient treatment of SUD’s as well as the delivery of domestic violence services at the Community Center for Alternative Programs.

Services

Evidence-based curriculum is utilized in the outpatient program to include:

  • Living-in-Balance is a comprehensive SUD treatment program that emphasizes relapse prevention delivering psycho-educational and experiential training designed to enhance program participant level of functioning in key life areas that are often neglected with prolonged substance use.
  • Moral Reconation Therapy is a cognitive behavioral approach with a systematic treatment strategy that seeks to decrease recidivism in individuals who were formerly, or are currently, incarcerated by increasing moral reasoning. The therapy progressively addresses ego, social, moral, and positive behavioral growth.
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Skagit County In-Jail Treatment Program

Contact:
Rob Sullivan
Skagit County In-Jail Treatment Program
600 South 3rd Street
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
United States
Who is eligible

All individuals in the program need to be incarcerated in the Skagit County Jail and are seeking help for their substance use disorder issues. The program is voluntary.

 

The Skagit County In-Jail Treatment Program is designed for individuals incarcerated due to substance use disorders (SUD). The program provides SUD treatment and an aftercare/transitions component for up to 90 days on a voluntary basis. Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), a cognitive-behavioral treatment system for offenders and substance abusers, is used in the treatment to progressively address ego, social, moral and positive behavioral growth.

The aftercare/transitions component was added to the program to help prevent clients from returning to old behaviors through a support system and to aid them in reintegrating successfully back into their community. The aftercare provides clients with assistance in engaging housing, counseling, employment and any other service that was identified during their intake process.

Services

Evidence-based curriculum is utilized in the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to include:

  • The Matrix Model provides a framework for engaging stimulant (e.g., methamphetamine and cocaine) abusers in treatment and helping them achieve abstinence.

  • Seeking Safety is a present-focused coping skills model for clients with a history of trauma and/or substance abuse and provides clients with practical recognition and coping skills to address post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Referral Resource services include both community and transitional resources available for the participant once he/she is released.

 

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Transitional Recovery Program

Contact:
Beverly Quinby
Transitional Recovery Program
Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center Jail, E Unit
620 West James Street
Kent, WA 98032
United States
Phone:
Who is eligible

To be eligible for the Transitional Recovery Program in the jail, individuals must be referred through a therapeutic court such as King County Drug Court, Mental Health Court or Veterans Court.

The Transitional Recovery Program (TRP) provides in-jail treatment to individuals who are incarcerated due to substance use disorders. The 60-day recovery program is offered to individuals participating in a therapeutic court. TRP provides intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment and mental health assessments.

Services

Evidence-based curriculum is utilized in the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to include:

  • Thinking For A Change is a principle that thinking controls how people act, and that to change the way people act, they have to take control of their thinking.(We do not use Thinking for a Change)

  • The Matrix Model provides a framework for engaging stimulant (e.g., methamphetamine and cocaine) abusers in treatment and helping them achieve abstinence.

  • Seeking Safety is a present-focused coping skills model for clients with a history of trauma and/or substance abuse.

  • Moral Reconation Therapy is used as a cognitive-behavioral treatment system for justice involved individuals or substance abusers and progressively addresses ego, social, moral, and positive behavioral growth

  • Texas Christian University mapping-enhanced counseling is used as a a visual representation counseling strategy for improving communication and decision making

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