SACRAMENTO – California Rehabilitation Oversight Board (C-ROB) recently held a public meeting at the California State University Sacramento Harper Alumni Center, at 7490 College Town Drive, to discuss several significant updates concerning the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) programs and services. C-ROB was established by Assembly Bill 900, the Public Safety and Offender Rehabilitation Services Act of 2007.
Pursuant to Penal Code, Section 6141, C-ROB serves as a multi-disciplinary public board with members from various state and local entities to examine and report on rehabilitative programming provided to offenders and parolees by CDCR, including the implementation of an effective treatment model throughout the department. CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan serves as a board member.
In the meeting, Chairperson Robert A. Barton led a discussion on the draft September 2016 Annual C-ROB report, followed by several updates from CDCR staff, including Jay Virbel, Director, Division of Rehabilitative Programs on the following program areas:
Resource and Reentry Services
C-ROB Chairperson Robert Barton, Inspector General,
Stephanie Santos, Training Director and Jackson
Jackson and Murphy are eight-week old puppies that will participate in the Tender Loving Canines program. With voluntary rehabilitation programming in place at various locations, non-profit staff plan to compete for CDCR Innovative Programming Grants to create more opportunities to participate in the program.
To locate C-ROB Annual Reports and upcoming public meeting information, visithttp://www.oig.ca.gov/
Affairs, at (916) 444-4950 or by email at Albert.Rivas@cdcr.ca.gov