Abuse Program: SAP also known
as “Get a Life Substance Abuse Program” is a 6-month
course that meets 40 hours a week. This collection of classes
covers several areas of concern for individuals recovering from
drug/alcohol abuse. Inmates also receive goodtime credit and
earn money while attending the course. During the course individuals
receive information from a state certified counselor and local
volunteers in the following areas:
Dynamics Is a 12-step program that helps individuals understand
and maximize the teachings given by Alcoholics Anonymous.
Thinking Errors Works to show the differences in thinking
patterns between offenders and non-offenders. Allowing participants
to develop interventions to assist in preventing further offenses
and future incarceration.
Behavioral Training Is a group designed to assist in understanding
the relationship between perceptions and the emotional states
that that drive behavior. Allowing individuals to understand
and reduce negative emotional states when possible.
Abuse Education Is designed to educate individuals about
many drugs and how they affect the body physically and the impact
of these substances on brain chemistry.
Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous Consists of lectures,
study groups and discussion based on the programs of AA and
Prevention Is designed to identify thoughts, feelings, actions
and situations that lead individuals to relapse back into active
drug abuse. Allowing them to build and plan a prevention plan
for the future.
Counseling Covers a wide variety of topics, facilitated
by an instructor certified with the state.
Services: Services are offered weekly to every
|Malachi Dads: This nationwide program is run locally by volunteers from HR Ministries. The program is designed to develop skills in five key areas: fathering, spiritual, educational, moral and vocational.
Banquet Religious Retreat: This program began in
the Jail in 2005 and continues by offering both a male and female
|Parenting: The parenting class is sponsored by the Hopkins County Family Advocacy Center instructors and deals with skills for parenting children.
Is an assessment system to provide skill-based credentials.
Employer’s nation wide use WorkKeys to determine employment
and job placement. Upon completion participants are awarded
a certificate from Madisonville Community College.
an all-inclusive class that allows for pre-testing to establish
areas, which require improvement. Study group classes to help
individuals prepare and improve and final testing that allows
individuals to obtain their GED certificate from the state.
Chemical Dependency: CCD
is a 12-week state recognized program taught by licensed counselors.
Under the Influence: DUI
is a state approved program taught by certified Instructors.
Anonymous & Narcotics: AA/NA
class is a five-step program taught by local volunteers.
Management: taught by local volunteers.
|Moral Reconation Therapy: MRT is a systematic, cognitive-behavioral, step by step treatment strategy designed to enhance self image, promote growth of a positive, productive identity, and facilitate the development of higher stages of moral reasoning.
classes are available to all state inmates and qualified county