A full court approved Addiction and Mental Health Assessment will be conducted in the detention facility by a Florida Board Certified Mental Health Professional within 48 hours of retaining our services.
An Assessment Report will be delivered to clients Attorney within 48 hours of Assessment. This report will include any medical and treatment records that may be pertinent to the case. These records may take several days longer to deliver, due to the reporting facilities timeframe.
The assessment report will be utilized to evaluate the proper treatment needed, and an appropriate facility will be contacted for available bed space, or outpatient availability. This information will be discussed with client and family members, and a recommendation will be made to clients Attorney.
I will have an in depth discussion with the clients Attorney on strategy for presenting treatment or alternative sentencing options to the State. Client and family will be updated as negotiations with the State proceed.
A bed will be secured in a court approved treatment program.
I will appear in court to offer expert witness testimony regarding suggested treatment program and client's addiction and mental health issues.
A half hour of counseling will be available for client or family member.
An evaluation will be done and forwarded to probation officer upon completion of treatment program.