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Post-Institutional Assessment

All eligible participants will be expected to be processed by an initial telephone screening before the program assessment if completed. This screening will assure case manager that potential participant possess…

a)   Valid Texas picture ID

b)   Social Security Card

c)   Copy of Criminal History (release probation/parole documents)

d)   Valid Address within Dallas County

In the event potential participant possess the above documents he then proceeds to the next phase.

 

Re-entry Case Management

Comprehensive case management begins upon the first day of enrollment in the program. The case manager will work with the participant, the participant’s family, and probation officer to develop a case plan which addresses both mandatory conditions of release and those case plan needs that are voluntary but designed to assist the participant toward successful reintegration. The plan will be strength-based, realistic, restorative and will include timelines.

 

Classroom Lectures

After initial interview with case manager, all participants enter classroom settings totaling 9 days of instructions.

► Personal Development
Self Esteem Building
Setting personal and professional boundaries Self Image.
► Life Skills
Positive Decision Making
► Relationship Building
Communication
Social Skills
Block Building (15 steps i.e. love, denial, guilt, rejection, grief, anger)

Employment Readiness

This phase of the program is also performed in a classroom setting with emphasis on…

► Resume Writing

► Interviewing Techniques

► Dressing for success

Referrals and Collaborations with Community Based Organizations

To secure additional services for participants our collaborative effort shall:

► Jointly develop a strength-based reentry case plan in cooperation with the participant, participant’s family, and community mentors.

► Provide a strong focus on job preparedness, training skills and search out the appropriate local service agency for offender specific programming.

► Establish and maintain linkages with other service providers including faith-based programs, mental health, employment, housing, behavioral health, education, and public social service.

Case Closure and Community Follow-Up

Case closure will include a 5 year case plan to be created by the participant and community members who have participated in the participant’s successful reentry. This program’s follow-up coordinator will ensure that the post-re-entry plan is completed and a plan for ongoing support, resource contact, periodic check-ins with participants, and establishing community points of contact to maintain linkage of participant with case manager to track progress and outcomes.

Program Graduation

All participants successfully completing T.O.M.B. program will be formally recognized in a ceremony 90 days post completion