MONTGOMERY COUNTY SAFPF RE-ENTRY COURT

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The 410th Court's SAFPF RE-ENTRY Program is a Drug and Alcohol Reintegration Program designed for those individuals who have successfully completed the SAFPF Unit. Rewards and Sanctions are vital to the program and will be earned and utilized as a motivational factor for each participant to make some positive changes in his or her life.

The entire RE-ENTRY Program consists of several components which are organized into three distinct phases. The three phases, listed below, are designed to span over a period of 18-21 months:

1). Phase I- Transitional Treatment Center (TTC / Half-Way House)
Time spent in this phase - 90 days ; 30 day extensions are possible
Court presence will be at the discretion of The Honorable K. Michael Mayes

2). Phase II- Supportive / Intensive Outpatient
Time spent in this phase - approximately 9 months ; extensions and early release are possible
Court presence will be required every court date (@ every 3 weeks) for the duration of this phase

3). Phase III- Peer Support Program
Time spent in this phase - approximately 6 months ; extensions and early release are possible
Court presence will be required every court date unless otherwise directed by the team

4). GRADUATION - 1). The 410th Court will honor each participant for his/her hard work, dedication, and motivation to complete the entire SAFPF program and SAFPF RE-ENTRY court program. 2). The Honorable K. Michael Mayes will buy each participant a cake that honors his/her successful completion of the program and lead them through a ceremony. The Judge's court staff, the participant's counselor, probation officer, family, one or more deputies, one or more prosecutors, and others may attend the ceremony. 3). The participant will then be presented with a formal certificate signed by the Judge, the prosecutor, counselor, and probation officer.

REWARDS / INCENTIVES:
Each participant is given the opportunity to earn points for accomplishing certain tasks or goals. Some of the areas available for each participant to earn points include the following:
"; Attendance - court, groups, peer support, individuals, 12-step meetings, and office visits
"; Election to Structure positions
"; Negative Urinalysis test results
"; Major Accomplishments - obtained GED, job promotion/raise/ keeping same job for 3 mths/6 mths/ one year; fees paid in full or adhering to payment agreement; completed CSR
"; Additional Points - perfect attendance for one month; assisting other participants in areas; verification of work with sponsor

Each participant is then given the opportunity to CASH IN the earned points toward the following:
"; Waived CSR hours
"; Waived Probation Fees
"; Probation Passes - (limited use) utilized towards reporting 15 min. late to an office visit; forgetting the assignment binder to an office visit.
"; Shortened Probation Term - (not available for DWI-SUBS and only as authorized by the court).

VIOLATIONS / SANCTIONS:
Each participant that violates a program rule will be subject to a variety of possible sanctions. Some of the Violations include the following:

-Tardiness; Misconduct; Delinquent Fees; Failure to Abide by Payment Agreement; Failure to Participate; Failure to Complete Assignments; Lying to the Treatment Team or Judge; Missed Court Appearance; Positive / Dilute / Adulterated Urinalysis Tests; Unsuccessful Discharge from Treatment; New Offense; Absconding.

Some of the Sanctions include the following:
- Loss of earned points; Additional homework assignments; Increased supervision; Increased Urinalysis Testing; Additional CSR hours; Judicial Reprimand; Incarceration (weekend, seven days, at the Judge's discretion); Relapse treatment (intensive outpatient, residential relapse, relapse SAFPF); Possible unsuccessful discharge from treatment; Motion to Revoke.

EARNED POINTS SCORE SHEET:
1). Attendance: SAFPF outpatient substance abuse groups:
Five Points per group / Points deducted for each unexcused missed group = 10

2). Attendance: SAFPF outpatient peer support:
Five Points per group / Points deducted for each unexcused missed group = 10

3). Attendance: SAFPF outpatient individuals:
Ten Points per individual / Points deducted for each unexcused missed individual = 20

4). Attendance: Office visits with Probation Officer as scheduled:
Ten Points per office visit / Points deducted for each unexcused missed office visit = 25

5). Attendance to 12-Step meetings 2 x week:
Ten Points per month / Points deducted for each month = 20

6). Court Attendance:
Ten Points per Court Appearance / Points deducted for each unexcused missed Court = 100

7). Urinalysis Test:
Five Points per Negative Urinalysis / Points deducted for each Positive/Dilute/ Adulterated = 200

8). Current on Fees or Payment Agreement:
Twenty Points per month / Points deducted for each month of delinquency = 20

9). Current on CSR hours each month (16 x month):
Twenty-five Points per month / Points deducted for each month of delinquency = 30

10). Employed at same job/ Enrolled in school for three (3) months of longer:
Twenty Points per month / Points deducted for each month of unemployment = 20

11). ** Perfect Attendance to groups / peer support / Step study / office visits:
Fifty Points per month / No Point deduction

12). Earned Structure position:
Fifteen Points per month / No Point deduction

13). Extra Credit (Verification of AA/NA/CA Sponsor, Completion of CSR hours..)
One Time Point Earned = 30 / No Point deduction

The following modifications can be imposed, AT THE JUDGE'S DISCRETION, should the listed violations occur. However, a MOTION TO REVOKE your probation can be filed for any violations including the ones listed below.

FAILURE TO REPORT (UNEXCUSED) FOR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS WITH YOUR COMMUNITY SUPERVISION OFFICER, COUNSELORS, OR ANY REQUIRED PROGRAM:

1).FIRST INSTANCE: AUTOMATIC 500 WORD ESSAY TO SUBMIT TO YOUR PROBATION OFFICER WITHIN ONE WEEK (7 DAYS)

2).SECOND INSTANCE: WEEKEND (3 DAYS) IN JAIL AS A CONDITION OF PROBATION

3).THIRD INSTANCE: SEVEN (7 DAYS) IN JAIL AS A CONDITION OF PROBATION

DELINQUENCIES ON ANY COURT ORDERED FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS (PAYMENT AGREEMENT) OR COMMUNITY SERVICE RESTITUTION HOURS:

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY PAYMENT AGREEMENT OR REQUIRED COMMUNITY SERVICE RESTITUTION HOURS CAN RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL 16 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE RESTITUTION HOURS EACH MONTH UNTIL THE DELINQUENCIES ARE ELIMINATED.

TESTING POSITIVE, DILUTE, ADULTERATING A URINALYSIS SPECIMIN AND/OR ADMITTING TO THE USE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, OR ALCOHOL:

SANCTIONS IMPOSED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE HONORABLE JUDGE K. MICHAEL MAYES.

I have read or have had the sanctions rules read to me. I fully understand and agree to whatever modifications of the conditions of probation are imposed for failing to abide by the conditions of my probation. I understand also that a motion to revoke my probation can be filed for any violations of probation and that the above rules are the minimum that will be imposed on me.

_____________________ _____________________________
DATE DEFENDANT

_____________________ _____________________________
DATE SUPERVISION OFFICER

_____________________ _________________________________________
DATE THE HONORABLE K. MICHAEL MAYES

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Written by The Honorable K. Michael Mayes, 2005.

CONTACT US

Our Main Office:

2245 North First Street,

Conroe, TX 77301

Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Ph: 936-538-8200

Fax: 936-538-8215 

The Woodlands Office:

9200 Grogans Mill Road, Suite 600

The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Ph: 281-297-6570 or 936-760-6949

Fax: 281-297-6571
           

New Caney/Porter Office: 

21130 US Highway 59 #H

New Caney, Texas 77357

Hours:
Tuesday through Friday
7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Ph: 936-534-5511 or 281-577-8963

Fax: 282-577-8963

     
 

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