A Transition Planning Program, composed of registered nurses and case managers, will coordinate detainees with serious medical and mental health conditions, return to the community. These plans will target stability of their chronic and acute diseases as well as mental health conditions. The plans will be in collaboration with the courts and their disposition plans. Successful return to the community includes medical and mental health services along with working with partners for needs such as treatment, housing, insurance, transportation etc.

Budget Range: $500k - 1 million

Status: Not implemented
As of 7/1/09 this proposal has not been funded or discussed as a possibility of being funded. Corrections Health submitted a program offer for FY08-09 for 5 case managers which was not funded. For FY09-10, Corrections Health was unable to submit any add packages and we took at 12% reduction in our budget.

Last updated September 2009