FSA – SUBSTANCE USE 2022
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|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1/2022||Problematic substance use is associated with criminality. Individuals who use illicit substances are more likely to commit crimes; law-breaking behavior commonly involves individuals who used substances prior to crime commission, or who were using at the time of the offense.|
|MEASURE OF NEED||Drug Education Assignment
Unit Management staff will determine if there is a need in the area of Substance Use, by reviewing an inmate’s history and offenses to determine if use and/or dealing in substances exist.
|DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR RISK ASSESSMENT||Unit Management|
|GOAL OF INTERVENTION||• Reduce use and enhance prosocial alternatives to use|