Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility - GEO

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: December 22, 2022
102 Industrial Pkwy, Columbiana, AL 35051

Alabama Therapeutic is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility - GEO basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 205-669-1187

Contracting Agency: Alabama Department of Corrections and the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles

Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility (ATEF), the first and largest residential reentry center in the region, is playing an instrumental role in reducing recidivism in the State of Alabama. The goal of ATEF is to provide an intensive treatment program that emphasizes relapse prevention and preparation for transfer into a work-release program.

SCOPE OF WORK: ATEF’s treatment model consists of a wide range of rehabilitation and transition services geared towards the individual needs of the participant. All residents are given individual assessments to determine a customized treatment plan that prepares the resident for a successful transition to the community. By addressing the unique reentry needs of each individual, treatment promotes accountability, responsibility, and self-reliance. Programming includes carefully selected therapeutic services and targeted interventions such as individual self-help groups and group counseling. ATEF provides services seven days a week offering structure and flexibility to meet participant risks and needs and agency goals.

SERVICE: Programs and services currently offered at the Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility include, cognitive behavioral therapy, substance abuse programming, educational services, life skills, relapse prevention, cultural diversity programs, family services programs, workforce development activities, work release services, community volunteer service, faith-based services, and alumni and aftercare programs.

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