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ARISE in the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

Since 1996, ARISE has provided unique Life Management Skills Lessons for use with high-risk incarcerated youth. ARISE also trains and monitors the effectiveness of juvenile officers who actually conduct ARISE groups in secure juvenile justice facilities in 24 congressional districts across Florida. The following report shows important statistics monitored from 1996 through the year 2009 displayed by congressional district.

Jeff Miller, District 1

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Okaloosa Regional Juvenile Detention Center Crestview Feb-09 16 50
Okaloosa Youth Academy Crestview Mar-99 130,221 100
Okaloosa Youth Development Center Crestview Jan-00 754 30
Walton Youth Development Center Defuniak Spring Feb-09 0 40
Ft. Walton Adolescent Substance Abuse Program Ft. Walton Beach Apr-02 35,100 40
Gulf Coast Youth Academy Ft. Walton Beach Nov-99 141,778 104
Milton Girls Juvenile Residential Facility Milton Mar-02 25,434 60
Escambia Regional Juvenile Detention Center Pensacola Feb-09 24 50

F. Allen Boyd, District 2

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Bristol Youth Academy Bristol Feb-02 116,405 60
Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys (AGDS) Marianna Mar-09 2,585 135
Henry & Rilla White Foundation Marianna Feb-09 95 100
Jackson Juvenile Offender Corrections Center Marianna Aug-99 128,691 96
Bay Regional Juvenile Detention Center Panama City Feb-09 210 52
Leon Regional Juvenile Detention Center Tallahassee Feb-09 56 56

Corrine Brown, District 3

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Duval Regional Juvenile Detention Center Jacksonville Feb-09 25 144
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Orlando Orlando Feb-09 40 25
Home Builders Institute – Orlando Orlando Jan-09 0 0
Oaks Community Intervention Program (CIP) Orlando Mar-09 38 50
Vision Quest (Florida HomeQuest) Orlando Jan-00 0 0
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Sanford Mar-09 0 0

Ander Crenshaw, District 4

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Nassau Juvenile Residential Facility Fernandina Beach Feb-09 97 24
Greenville Hills Academy Greenville Sep-04 45,680 170
Joann Bridges Academy Greenville May-99 30,287 30
Panther Success Center Jasper Nov-03 7,519 48
Monticello New Life Monticello Aug-09 29,403 0
Union Juvenile Residential Facility Raiford Apr-09 0 24

Virginia Browne-Waite, District 5

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Wilson Youth Academy Land O’ Lakes Feb-09 532 32
Cypress Creek Juvenile Offender Correction Center Lecanto Mar-98 45,914 94
Gulf & Lake Academy Lutz Jun-06 12,725 99

Clifford B. Stearns, District 6

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Duval Halfway House (JRF) Jacksonville Feb-09 208 28
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Ocala Ocala Jan-09 258 20
Marion County Juvenile Correctional Facility Ocala Feb-09 462 42

John L. Mica, District 7

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Hastings Youth Academy Hastings Jan-04 100,907 185
St. John’s Juvenile Correctional Facility St. Augustine Feb-09 0 32

Gus Michael Bilirakis, District 9

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Clearwater Clearwater Dec-08 276 50
Juvenile Services Program, Inc. – Harbinger New Port Richey Oct-04 7,414 20

C.W. Bill Young, District 10

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Boley Centers, Inc. St. Petersburg Mar-02 46,087 40
Pinellas Marine Institute St. Petersburg Mar-02 83,948 65

Kathy Castor, District 11

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Leslie Peters Halfway House Bradenton Jan-09 0 28
Home Builders Institute – Tampa St. Petersburg Jan-09 0 0
Juvenile Services Program, Inc. – Chance 2 Change St. Petersburg Oct-04 7,699 10
ACTS Intensive Supervision Tampa Dec-08 54 0
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Tampa Tampa Dec-08 583 0
Leslie Peters Halfway House Tampa Jan-09 0 28
Riverside Academy Tampa Aug-02 90,191 150
Tampa Marine Institute Tampa Feb-09 37 60

Adam H. Putnam, District 12

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Lakeland Lakeland Mar-09 34 25
Polk Regional Juvenile Detention Center St. Petersburg Jan-09 1,325 90
Columbus Juvenile Residential Facility Tampa Mar-04 18,737 50
Falkenburg Academy Tampa Feb-09 214 100
Hillsborough Academy Tampa Oct-00 16,961 25

Vern Buchanan, District 13

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Desoto Dual Diagnosed Correctional Facility Arcadia Jan-09 507 124
Desoto Juvenile Correctional Facility Arcadia Feb-09 367 130
Manatee Adolescent Treatment Services Bradenton Nov-00 20,595 50
Bay Area Youth Services, Inc. – Sarasota Sarasota Feb-09 0 0

Connie Mack, District 14

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
SW Florida Regional Juvenile Detention Center Fort Myers Dec-08 73 62
Collier Regional Juvenile Detention Center Naples Jul-09 0 50

Bill Posey, District 15

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Kissimmee Juvenile Correctional Kissimmee Aug-05 14,881 50
Osceola Regional Juvenile Detention Center Kissimmee Apr-06 2,452 50

Tom Rooney, District 16

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Avon Park Youth Academy Avon Park Aug-02 254,367 200
St. Lucie Regional Juvenile Detention Center Fort Pierce Mar-01 10,038 78
Okeechobee Youth Development Center Okeechobee Nov-08 0 143
Red Road Academy Okeechobee Jun-98 144,675 50
Vision Quest (Madalyn Program For Young Women) Okeechobee Nov-08 0 98

Kendrick B. Meek, District 17

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Bay Point Schools – North Campus Miami Gardens Nov-08 0 28
Thompson Academy Pembroke Pines Dec-08 5,813 136

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, District 18

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Dade Intensive Supervision Miami Nov-01 13,239 15
Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center Miami Nov-96 130,472 226
Troy Academy Miami Jan-00 0 33

Robert Wexler, District 19

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Broward Intensive Halfway House Pompano Beach Nov-08 0 24

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, District 20

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Dade Marine Institute North North Miami Beach Apr-01 28,260 45

Lincoln Diaz-Balart, District 21

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Bay Point Schools – Kendall Campus Miami Nov-08 0 0
Miami-Dade Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation Miami Nov-96 19,026 35

Ron Klein, District 22

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Palm Beach Marine Institute Palm Beach Jun-07 1,980 55

Alcee L. Hastings, District 23

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Broward Regional Juvenile Detention Center Fort Lauderdale Jan-05 5,873 109
Juvenile Services Program, Inc. – West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Apr-02 10,005 102
Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility West Palm Beach Sep-06 42,548 98
Palm Beach Regional Juvenile Detention Center West Palm Beach Nov-08 8,299 93

Suzanne M. Kosmas, District 24

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Juvenile Services Program, Inc. – Daytona Daytona Beach Jan-04 2,174 14
The Oaks/Stewart Marchman Daytona Beach Jan-04 78,165 20
Three Springs Sex Offender Program Daytona Beach Mar-09 797 49
Volusia Regional Juvenile Detention Center Daytona Beach Mar-09 306 90

Mario Diaz-Balart, District 25

Facility Name Location Start Date Hours of Instruction # of Youth
Big Cypress Wilderness Institute Ochopee Aug-02 16,310 35

4,055,708 hours of ARISE Life-Skills Lessons have been taught since 1997.

5,760 Department of Juvenile Justice Staff have been certified as ARISE Life-Skills Instructors since 1996.

275 Department of Juvenile Justice Staff have been certified as ARISE CHOICES Participants since 2006.

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