Unit 5 - AODA/Release
Institution Unit Supervisor:
unit is designed to provide an environment that promotes rehabilitation
by linking release planning, medication management, independent living
skills, job skills, personal responsibility and self-control as means of
integrating the resident back to the community.
AODA/Pre-Release unit is a 28 bed structured community. The unit is
designed to provide care and release planning for those residents who have
a history of chronic mental health issues or correctional
institutionalization. The AODA/Re-Entry Unit treatment team focuses on
developing individualized release plans that are focused on independent
living skills while providing relapse prevention or wellness plans.
Through the collaborative development of individualized treatment plans,
stressors related to release planning and community reintegration will be
unit operates under a multi-disciplinary treatment model and is structured
to provide rapid feedback through constructive consequences/rewards to
modify behaviors. The treatment team consists of an Institution Unit
Supervisor, Psychiatric Care Supervisor, Psychiatrist, Psychological
Services Associate, Social Worker, Psychiatric Care Technicians, an
Education Representative, and a Recreation Therapist. The unit program
receives additional support from staff involved in other departments
within WRC. Many residents on the unit are participants in the Dual
Diagnosis treatment program that is offered on-unit.
unit coordinates with community-based services to assist with
transitioning to the community. This may include DCC agents, Case
Managers, Social Security, family supports, and community mental health
providers. The team also coordinates efforts with the Opening Avenues to
Reentry Success (OARS) program.
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April 23, 2014