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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Halfway House - Cincinnati VOA

 

Cincinnati Volunteers of America (Admin. Office)

Cincinnati Volunteers of America

Address

Ohio River Valley, Inc
115 West McMicken
Cincinnati, OH 45210

Phone

(513) 639-3743

Fax

(513) 639-3747

Facilities in Dayton and Cincinnati

(specify if requesting placement in Dayton)

 Cincinnati
Ohio River Valley, Inc
115 West McMicken
Cincinnati, OH 45210

Dayton
1931 Gettysburg Ave.
Dayton, OH 45408
(937) 262-8876

Program/Contacts

Brad Clark – Intake Coordinator
Chris Lohrman – Executive Director

Admission/Rejection Criteria Admissions:

  • Male offenders, crime not of an excessively violent nature; Male Transitional Control (Dayton)
  • Arson convictions reviewed on a case by case basis
  • (Sex Offenders) Same as above plus, social and psychological summary required on violent offenders and sex offenders(catchment area: Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Miami,
  • Montgomery, Preble, Warren)

Rejections:

  • Sex crime conviction; history of excessive violence
  • Violent offenders on anti-psychotic medication; severely mentally ill
  • (Sex Offenders) Same as above plus, unreceptive to treatment
  • Arsonist with crime involving harm to individual
  • Offender with severe cognitive/developmental disorder
  • Severe mental illness or not stabilized on psychotropic medication
  • Offender with juvenile offense only
  • Significant medical problems prohibiting treatment participation
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Program Overview

  • Corrections Program (Pogue Rehabilitation Center) - provides residents with the following case management and chemical dependency services.
  • ODADAS Certified, Addictive Cycle, Denial, Personal Recovery and 12 Steps, Relapse Prevention, Networking, Interviewing Skills, Anger Management, Grief, Life Histories, HIV/AIDS and Recovery, Job searching skills, Resume and job application preparation, Budgeting
  • Transitional Control (Dayton) - Employment/educational program allowing residents to work or attend school on a full-time basis. Participation in substance abuse counseling as needed.
  • Sex Offender Program (New Life) - A 6 month program with a goal to eliminate sexual offending. A psychiatrist assesses residents. In addition, residents are given polygraph testing to monitor their progress in treatment. The program provides the following:
  • Relapse Prevention, Chemical Dependency treatment, Victim Empathy, 12 Steps. Mental Health Transition Program (formerly SAMI) (ReNew) - A program designed to treat residents who are mentally ill and have substance abuse issues. Residents are provided a psychiatric evaluation and medication management. In addition residents receive individual and group sessions by clinicians. The length of the program has been shortened since changing to Mental Health Transition. Offenders will be transitioned to the community sooner. The following services are provided to residents of the ReNew program:
  • Substance Abuse, Relapse Prevention, Psychoeducation, Meditation, 12 Steps, Social Skills, Stress Management.