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Program C: Rehabilitation

Program Authorization: R.S. 15:821-840.2 and R.S. 36:401-409

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Rehabilitation Program is to provide an environment that enables behavioral changes by making available to inmates rehabilitation opportunities that will increase their odds of being successful when reintegrated into society.

The goals of the Rehabilitation Program are:

  1. Increase the odds of inmates being successful when reintegrated into society by providing literacy, academic and vocational educational programs, and religious guidance programs for those who demonstrate motivation for change and the desire to participate.
  2. Provide benefits to state and local governments by requiring all able-bodied inmates to participate in work programs and on-the-job training.
  3. Provide inmates an opportunity for spiritual growth and constructive ways to interact and use energy by offering religious guidance and recreational programs.

The Rehabilitation Program provides rehabilitation opportunities to offenders through literacy, academic and vocational educational programs, religious guidance programs, recreational programs, on-the-job training, and institutional work programs. The Rehabilitation Program comprises approximately 0.7% of the total institution budget.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indictors are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded entirely with State General Fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$122,973

$122,973

3

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$122,973

$122,973

3

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

         

$2,335

$2,335

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$842

$842

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increase for FY 1999 -2000

($3,963)

($3,963)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$3,270

$3,270

0

 

Other Adjustments Adjust the Teacher Salaries to be compatible to the salary schedule of the Beauregard Parish School Board

($31,933)

($31,933)

(1)

 

Other Technical Adjustment - Transfers one (1) Chaplain position to the Incarceration Program to be reallocated to a correctional security officer position

 

 

 

 

 

$93,524

$93,524

2

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($29,449)

($29,449)

(1)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 76.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 22.9% of the total request ($407,800) for this program. The decrease in the recommended level of funding is primarily attributed to the transfer of one (1) position to the Incarceration Program to be reallocated to a Correctional Security Officer position thereby reflecting funding in the appropriate program.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have funding for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

 This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999 2000.


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