WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) announced today the award of a new community corrections program at their Long Beach, California, facility. The Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) awarded from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) will provide community reentry services for 112 males scheduled to begin on or around April 1, 2017.
"We are pleased to expand our services to the State of California by continuing to provide CEC's evidence-based treatment programming," said James E. Hyman, CEO. "We are proud to be a partner in reducing recidivism and creating safer communities."
The MCRP program will be held at CEC's residential reentry center, the Long Beach Community Re-Entry Center, to house and treat participants using an evidence-based, phased program model approach. The plan begins with comprehensive assessments for participants to best determine needs of individual offenders. Services provided will include individual and group counseling, substance use disorder counseling and education, services for Co-Occurring Disorders, literacy, employment readiness, vocational preparation, community survival skills, and housing assistance.
Participants will receive 25-40 hours per week of program related services and activities. Upon completion of the treatment program, individuals will progress into work release.
CEC is a leading national provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in reentry and in-prison treatment facilities, as well as providing comprehensive management of county, state, and federal jail and detention facilities. The Company provides evidence-based programming for residential and non-residential clients and maintains a documented record of reducing recidivism. CEC services also include drug and alcohol testing by SECON, a comprehensive drug testing and screening company that provides services worldwide.
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SOURCE Community Education Centers