Georgia RISE Programs

RISE Program at Cobb County

ADDRESS

1825 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30008

PHONE

770-759-8246

BEDS

20- males only

PARTNER AGENCY

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

ACCREDITED BY

National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC)

BACKGROUND:

The RISE Program (Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively) is a detention center capacity restoration program established through a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Cobb County Sheriff’s Office, and Recovery Solutions. GA-RISE began providing services in January of 2023. It is the second Jailed-Based Competency Restoration Program in the state of Georgia.

Philosophy:

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. The team is comprised of – Program Administrator; Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psych RN; Recreation Specialist; Re-Entry Specialist; Social Worker; Office Coordinator and Peer Support Specialist.

Services:

Competency restoration services for individual found incompetent to stand trial (IST), including assessment and evaluations, individualized treatment planning, individual and group treatment, psychiatric services, psychological services, medication and medication monitoring, and discharge and re-entry planning.

Significant Achievements:

  • Implemented our electronic medical record to manage patient care

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