South Carolina Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program

 

    4546 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210
   (803) 545 0333
    268
   South Carolina Department of Mental Health

 

BACKGROUND:

Through a competitive solicitation process, the SC Department of Mental Health awarded Correct Care the contract to operate South Carolina’s Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program in September 2016. Correct Care took over operations of the SC SVPTP in December 2016. A second construction contract was awarded to Correct Care to design and build a new state of the art replacement facility. The new facility opened in November 2018.

 

SERVICES:

The SVPTP provides sex offender treatment to individuals civilly committed pursuant to Sexually Violent Predator Act (SVPA). In addition to evidence-based, sex offender specific treatment, SVPTP also provides comprehensive psychological, psychiatric, medical, dental, recreational, and educational services.

 

PHILOSOPHY:

The SVPTP provides evidence-based, sex offender specific treatment programs using the Risk-Needs-Responsivity and Good Lives Model.

 

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Interviewed, hired, and oriented 120+ new staff within 60 days of contract award
  • Implemented the Correct Care Sex Offender Treatment Program model on day one of operations
  • Designed and built a therapeutic, state-of-the-art 268-bed replacement facility

 

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