Program areas at CSI
Csi adult residential division includes residential Community work release programs providing services that focus on preparing the client for re-entry into the Community after being incarcerated. In addition to providing room and board, each facility also provides structure, supervision, professional services, and individualized case management. Csi operates ten residential programs, nine of which are under contract with the Connecticut department of corrections. Male and female clients are referred by the Connecticut department of corrections, federal bureau of prisons, and the united states probation and pretrial services office. The overall fy2020 success rate for the adult work release programs was 79%.
Csi operates alternative in the Community (aic) programs in five cities in Connecticut. Funded by the Connecticut judicial branch court support services division (cssd), these programs are community-based alternatives to incarceration that provide services for court-referred clients awaiting trial, or who are on probation or parole. Aics are open for extended day, evening, and weekend hours. The aic staff members administer assessments, use targeted intervention strategies, assist clients in gaining full-time employment, and help meet other individualized client needs. Csi has been providing aic services for over 30 years and is the largest aic provider in Connecticut. During fy2020 the aics had a cumulative average utilization of 2,193 and achieved an 89% successful completion rate.
Multisystemic therapy (mst) is an intensive family and community-based treatment service that addresses multiple aspects of serious anti-social behavior in adolescents. Mst views an individual's behavior as being influenced by the systems around them including their family, peers, school, and neighborhood. Mst interventions address the many factors that are known to contribute to delinquency where the youth lives, works, and plays. Csi has been delivering mst services for 21 years and currently provides services in ga, ks, md, nj, and pa. The fy2020 discharge data shows: youth living at home - 85%; still in school - 84%; youth with no new arrest - 87%.