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The Division of Treatment and Care (DTC) regionals provides consultation and oversight of PBIS program plan and recreation activities. These services are provided to youth housed in all RYDC and YDC facilities.
On January 1, 2017, Department of Juvenile Justice medical employees became employees of Augusta University, home to the Medical College of Georgia.
Facility-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a proactive approach to establishing the evidence-based behavioral interventions and social culture needed for success for youth in secure facilities.
The Division of Treatment and Care (DTC) is responsible for the Office of Behavioral Health Services (OBHS), the Office of Classification and Transportation Services (OCATS), the Office of Nutrition and Food Services, and the Office of Chaplaincy Services. DTC regionals provide consultation and oversight of PBIS program plan and recreation activities. These services are provided to youth housed in all RYDC and YDC facilities. The Division of Treatment and Care provides a wide assortment of timely and necessary professional assistance to youth in the care of DJJ.
Deputy Commissioner, Division of Treatment and Care
OBHS is committed to ensuring that youth receive the services they need and manages and administers the behavioral health service program in all DJJ facilities. These services include: mental health, general counseling and case management, sexually harmful behaviors treatment, and substance abuse treatment.
The Office of Classification and Transportation Services (OCATS) is responsible for ensuring that youth are appropriately screened for placement, classified according to risk and need, and are safely and securely transported.
The Office of Chaplaincy Services supports the Department of Juvenile Justice's mission by ensuring First Amendment Rights to religious freedom, expression, and resources, including Pastoral Care to youth and staff through spiritual guidance, support, crisis intervention, and religious education.
The Office of Nutrition and Food Services (ONFS) is responsible for meeting the nutritional and dietary needs of youth housed in DJJ facilities. This goal is accomplished by providing continuous education, training and support for the food services staff, menu design and distribution and nutrition education information.
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Decatur, GA 30032