17695 Industrial Farm Road, Bakersfield, California 93308
Kern County Sheriff’s Office
The Kern County AES (“Admission, Evaluation, and Stabilization”) Center is a jail-based competency evaluation and restoration program established through a collaboration between the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of State Hospitals (DSH), and Correct Care Recovery Solutions. Correct Care Recovery Solutions was awarded the contract through a competitive procurement process in 2018.
The Kern County AES Center embraces recovery-oriented, trauma-informed care for all patients. The recovery model promotes patient choice and tailors treatment to meet individual needs based on the assessments of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
Competency evaluation and restoration services for individuals found incompetent to proceed to trial, including assessment and evaluations, individualized treatment planning, individual and group treatment, psychiatric services, psychological services, medication and medication monitoring, peer support, discharge planning, and medical and dental care.