Programs » Intervention Programs
The purpose of intervention programs is to help individuals who have been or are involved with a criminal justice program. Services include:
Federal and Local Probation, Pardon and Parole programs provide alternatives to incarceration and provide cognitive- behavioral therapies that are offered at convenient times to clients.
Adult Drug Court (available in Richland and Lexington counties) provides early, continuous and intense judicially supervised treatment service. Participation in drug court helps reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and increases an offender’s likelihood of successful rehabilitation.
Juvenile Drug Court (available in Richland county) provides an alternative to incarceration. An interdisciplinary team, consisting of judges, public defenders, solicitors, probation officers and adolescent counselors, monitors participants. The goal of the adolescent drug court is to reduce crime and recidivism, while promoting recovery and positive lifestyle changes through court supervision and intense substance abuse counseling.
Pre-Trial Intervention programs are educational services provided to clients of the solicitor’s office.
Alcohol Education Program is designed to discourage future underage drinking through a series of sessions that help achieve attitude and behavior changes in young people.
ADSAP/DUI The South Carolina Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP) is a mandatory statewide education and treatment program designed to lower risk for individuals who are convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and individuals whose licenses are suspended through the state's Administrative License Revocation (ALR).
Department of Transportation (DOT) Program is federally regulated and is designed to provide education and treatment services for employees in safety-sensitive position who have violated a DOT alcohol or drug policy.
Empowerment Central is a case management program for offenders post-incarceration. The goal of the program reduce recidivism by promoting access to services. Clients are referred to this program through offender services organizations such as Federal and State Probation, Parole and Pardon Services and the South Carolina Department of Corrections.