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Program Description

  Adult Forensic Services

Adult Forensic Services is comprised of four programs: 1) CATS (Clinical Assessment and Transition Services) provides assessment and post-booking diversion services to newly booked inmates with behavioral health issues and discharge planning for those being released to the community. The Forensic Liaison supports the Competency Docket with reentry recommendations for those returning from State Hospitals; 2) JAS (Jail Addiction Services) is an ASAM II.5 level jail-based residential addiction treatment program for inmates with Substance Use Disorders at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility; 3) The JCAP (Justice Clinical Assessment and Planning) Team provides clinical assessment, care planning, and care-coordination to the clients of Mental Health Court; and 4) STEER (Stop, Triage, Engage, Educate, Rehabilitate) is a team of peer specialists who respond 24/7/365 to opioid overdoses and provider referrals for high risk Substance Use Disorder clients.

Program Contacts

Contact Rolando L. Santiago, PhD of the HHS - Behavioral Health and Crisis Services at 240.777.7000 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Total number of unduplicated clients served1,9941,7801,8001,8001,800
Percent of customers satisfied with Adult Forensic services 180%94%85%85%83%
STEER - Percent of individuals who engage in treatment as evidenced by attending the first treatment appointment58%26%60%60%60%
Percent of successful Jail Addiction Services clients that were not reincarcerated in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility within the next fiscal year following program completion75%74%77%77%77%
Percent of clients who successfully graduate from Mental Health Court67%72%70%70%70%
1  FY19 statistics are for Jail Addition Services only. Surveys expanded in FY20 to include additional services offered by the program.

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved327718728.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-143970.00
FY22 Approved326279028.00