- Advisory Board
- Community Corrections Act
- CCAB Bylaws
- Community Corrections Programs
- Drug Testing
The Eaton County Community Corrections Advisory Board (ECCCAB) has been successful at securing funding from the State, for its Comprehensive Plan. The ECCCAB has developed a strong collaboration and cooperation from all components of the criminal justice system in Eaton County. The plan is updated each year in order to review the effectiveness of existing programs, as well as to create new programs as needed that are evidence based.
The Eaton County Community Corrections Division provides a wide array of sentencing alternatives for all types of non-violent offenders.
Michigan's Community Corrections Act
In 1988, State lawmakers enacted Public Act 511 (PA511), which is also referred to as the Michigan Community Corrections Act. The purpose of PA511 was to divert non-violent felons from prison by providing local units of government with funding to develop local sentencing options in lieu of prison.
This is an 8-week program located in the Eaton County Jail for eligible offenders. Following release from jail eligible participants may transition to a weekly cognitive based community class. Skills taught include A. Thinking Matters: 1) Thinking Reports, Thinking Errors, New Thinking, B) Relationships: 1) Consider Past and Present Relationships, 2) Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships, 3) Positive Qualities and Benefits of Healthy Relationships, 4) Social Pressure, 5) Build a Positive Social Network, C. Social Values: 1) Identify Your Values, 2) Explore Values, 3) Honesty, 4) Tolerance, 5) Caring, 6) Respect, 7) Responsibility, 8) Roadblocks to Positive Values, 9) Establish Action Plan, D) RISK: 1) Identify High Risk Situations, 2) Therapy Games, 3) Set up for Relapse, 4) Making the Right Choices, E) Mindfulness Living.
Jail Cognitive Programming
This group is offered weekly to eligible offenders in the Eaton County Jail. The curriculum is designed to provide participants with skills to reduce their likelihood of recidivism. Skills taught include 1) Realistic Expectations, 2) Healthy Relationships, 3) Managing Your Time, 4) Handling Social Influences, 5) Road Blocks in Transition, 6) Thinking, 7) Authority Figures, 8) Anger, 9) Safety Net, 10) Tactics and Thinking Errors.
Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment
This program begins with the participants completing a substance abuse assessment using ASAM and DSM-V criteria to determine a diagnosis and appropriate level of care. Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment includes a projected stay of three to nine months depending on the outcome of an assessment coupled with the progress of the individual and their needs.
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a systematic, cognitive-behavioral, step-by-step treatment strategy designed to enhance self-image, promote growth of a positive, productive identity, and facilitate the development of higher stages of moral reasoning. It is also designed to assist participants to identify and address counterproductive beliefs and behaviors. MRT is recognized by SAMHSA as an "Evidence-Based Program.
2450 Delhi Commerce Drive, Suite 9, Holt, MI 48842 (517) 322-3050
Testing Times: 6:00AM - 9:00AM Weekends and Holidays - CALL BEFORE YOU GO
Female Testing Times: Monday through Friday 7:00AM - 11:00AM
Both Male and Female Testing Times: Saturday and Sunday 7:00AM - 8:30AM
Holiday testing hours may vary and will be posted in several locations at P.A.T.S. as well as recorded and posted on the automated voicemail at least two weeks prior to each major holiday.