Forensic Services

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  • Case Management Services (2)
    PH-1000 * YJ-2030

    Case Management Services

    PH-1000 * YJ-2030

    Programs that develop plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability or other difficulties, need assistance in planning and arranging for services; which assess the individual's needs; coordinate the delivery of needed services; ensure that services are obtained in accordance with the case plan; and follow up and monitor progress to ensure that services are having a beneficial impact on the individual.

    Individuals who are no longer under required supervision by the criminal justice system.

  • Community Competency Restoration (1)
    FT-2800.6300

    Community Competency Restoration

    FT-2800.6300

    Programs that provide legal assistance that helps individuals who have been convicted of a felony regain the civil rights they lost as a consequence of the conviction following completion of all the terms and conditions of their sentence. The rights felons lose, which may include the right to vote, to hold public office, to serve on a jury, and to hold certain types of state occupational licenses, and the process by which they may be recovered are primarily governed by state law and vary by jurisdiction.
  • Florida Assertive Community Treatment Team (FACT) (1)
    RP-6400.8000-050

    Florida Assertive Community Treatment Team (FACT)

    RP-6400.8000-050

    Programs that provide recovery-focused, high intensity, community based treatment, rehabilitation and support services for people with serious and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder. Services are provided in non-office settings by a multidisciplinary team whose members are trained in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, substance abuse and vocational rehabilitation; and include treatment, help in managing symptoms of the illness, immediate crisis response, case management, peer support, medications, supportive therapy and practical on-site support in coping with day-to-day demands. ACT teams provide nearly all of the treatment and members work collaboratively as a team with blended roles, not as a group of individual practitioners who operate with primary responsibilities of their own. ACT community and clinical services are guided by the consumers' strengths and preferences, an assertive approach, individually tailored programming, ongoing monitoring, variable support, in vivo service, relating to consumers as responsible citizens, direct availability 24 hours per day, utilizing a variety of community resources and collaborating with the family. The ACT model is also known as the Program of Assertive Community Treatment or PACT.
  • Forensic Inpatient/Residential Program (1)
    RM-3300.6500-200

    Forensic Inpatient/Residential Program

    RM-3300.6500-200

    Secure inpatient facilities which provide mental health assessment and treatment services for presentence defendants and defendants found "not guilty by reason of insanity" by the courts. Some facilities may also admit dangerous, civil psychiatric patients who cannot be controlled in a civil setting and mentally ill jail inmates on an emergency, temporary basis. Admissions to forensic psychiatric hospitals are court-ordered and involuntary.
  • Forensic Outpatient Program (1)
    RP-6400.2000

    Forensic Outpatient Program

    RP-6400.2000

    Programs that are staffed by licensed physicians whose psychiatric focus is on interrelationships with civil, criminal and administrative law and the evaluation and specialized treatment of individuals involved with the legal system or incarcerated in jails, prisons or forensic psychiatric hospitals.
  • Forensic Specialist Services (4)
    RP-5000.2000

    Forensic Specialist Services

    RP-5000.2000

    Programs that provide an assessment of the mental health status of individuals who are involved in criminal or civil law cases at the request of the court or an attorney who is attempting to evaluate the situation. Forensic evaluations are completed by mental health personnel (generally psychiatrists or psychologists) who have additional training in the law; and may address any of a wide range of issues such as an individual's fitness to stand trial (i.e., their ability to assist in their own defense), the competency of the accused at the time of a crime, waiver of Miranda rights, the validity of an insanity plea, the legitimacy of a stress-related illness claim arising from an individual's employment, the extent of brain damage that may have occurred in a head injury case, a child's ability to testify or a person's competency to manage his or her own affairs. Forensic evaluations may also be done in situations involving juvenile justice issues, child abuse, child custody disputes, termination of parental rights and other cases that are being heard in juvenile court or family law court.