RISE Program at Arapahoe County Detention Center


    7375 S. Potomac St., Centennial, CO 80112
   (720) 874-5100
   Colorado Department of Human Services
  National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) and American Correctional Association (ACA)



The RISE Program (“Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively”) is a jail-based competency restoration program established through a collaboration between the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, and Correct Care Recovery Solutions. Correct Care Recovery Solutions was awarded the contract through a competitive procurement process in 2013 and a subsequent contract expansion in 2015.



The RISE Program 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 restoration services for individual 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, and discharge and reentry planning. The RISE Program also includes a partnership with the University of Colorado at Denver Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program to provide psychiatric fellow rotations.



  • Implemented first jail-based competency restoration in the State of Colorado
  • Program design includes use of peer support and specialized re-entry support
  • Partner with University of Colorado at Denver Forensic Fellowship Program to provide rotations for psychiatric fellows
  • Established Stakeholder Board
  • Presented data demonstrating program effectiveness at multiple national conferences


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