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RSAT E-learning Course
A new e-learning course is now available for RSAT practitioners wishing to address co-occurring issues within RSAT facilities. The course, titled “Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders and Applying Integrated Treatment Strategies for Adult Correctional Populations,” is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of the relationship between substance use and mental health disorders. The goal of this course is to introduce general concepts and terminology, research, effective screening, and assessment practices and interventions for RSAT programs serving people in substance use treatment that have co-occurring mental health and disorders. Visit www.rsat-tta.com for more information.

Reporting Information
Grantees must report narrative and numerical data in both the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT) and the Grants Management System (GMS).

All reporting must be completed in PMT on a quarterly basis with the following due dates: April 30, July 30, October 30, and January 30. In the PMT, grantees can create a report that can be downloaded to a computer. The downloaded report can then be uploaded and submitted to BJA through GMS on a semi-annual basis. The semi-annual report is due by January 30 and July 30.

For questions regarding the PMT or performance measures, please call the BJA PMT help desk at 1-888-252-6867 or send an e-mail.

Performance Measures
Starting with the January-June 2009 reporting period, RSAT performance measures are now collected quarterly through BJA's Performance Measurement Tool (PMT). Grantees will upload a PDF of their performance measures results from the PMT to the Grants Management System (GMS) on a semi-annual basis. The BJA PMT will support grantees' ability to identify, collect, and submit performance measures data for BJA grant awards. An assigned userID and password are needed to access the system. Please contact our partner, CSR, Inc., at the BJA PMT help desk at 1-888-252-6867 for more information.

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RSAT Definitions

Eligibility
States may apply for a formula grant award under this program. "State" means any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The award is made to the state office designated under Section 507 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to administer the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The state office, known as the state administering agency (SAA), may award subgrants to state agencies and units of local government.

All applicant states must agree to implement or continue to require urinalysis and/or other proven reliable forms of drug and alcohol testing of individuals assigned to RSAT programs in correctional facilities. States must also give preference to subgrant applicants who will provide aftercare services to program participants.

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2013 Competitive Grant Announcement

FY 2013 RSAT Allocations

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NEW! Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), the RSAT TTA provider, is pleased to announce its new RSAT Mentor Host Site Program, developed in collaboration with BJA. BJA selected 3 programs showcasing exemplary RSAT practices to serve as mentor host sites including women’s specific treatment and multijurisdictional sites serving inmates in both state prison and county jails. The sites will share their innovations and practices, via upcoming webinar, with RSAT staff from across the U.S. and its territories. They will also host visiting staff from RSAT programs interested in learning more about what they have to offer. Future plans for a virtual showcase will also allow viewers to observe best practice programming at these sites.

NEW! Want to know the latest information affecting your RSAT program? Sign up and participate every third Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. ET. The BJA technical assistance providers at AHP deliver broadcast webinars on relevant topics designed to assist you and your program. Feel free to watch as a team to foster dialogue on how to improve your RSAT program. In addition, visit www.rsat-tta.com to access eLearning courses, training manuals, and articles as well as an open forum for RSAT programs to share their concerns and solutions with their peers across the country.

As a result of a competitive process, BJA awarded a 2-year cooperative agreement to the Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP). AHP will deliver an array of training and technical assistance (TTA) services to Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) programs that seek to maximize the use of evidence-based substance abuse treatment and assist with the provision of aftercare for inmates in need of such treatment. AHP will be joined by its partners, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) Illinois and AdCare Criminal Justice Services, to provide the following:

  • Developing new training curricula.
  • Providing onsite as well as offsite training and technical assistance.
  • Creating webinars available for RSAT program practitioners.
  • Establishing a national RSAT TTA web site.
  • Forming a social network linking RSAT grantees and subgrantees to facilitate the establishment of a national RSAT learning community.

For more information, visit the RSAT Training & Technical Assistance Center site.

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Program Closeout Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January 2010-March 2012, BJA-Sponsored, December 2012. This document serves as a closeout report of the performance measure data reported by RSAT grantees for January 2010–March 2012 and before reporting began on the revised RSAT measures began in April 2012.
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Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, April-September 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2012. This resource includes grant activity performance information reported by recipients of BJA RSAT funds.
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Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program, (NCJ 206269), Bureau of Justice Assistance, April 2005. Presents the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program, which helps states and local governments develop, implement, and improve RSAT programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities. This Program Update describes RSAT and its funding history, program components, national- and state-level RSAT evaluations, and state-by-state activities. It also covers changes made to the program.
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More BJA Publications

View* (QuickTime or Windows Media Video) BJA Director Denise E. O’Donnell's welcoming remarks at the RSAT National Conference: “Empowering Practitioners to Improve Client Outcomes: Employing What Works to Improve RSAT Delivery” held July 20-21, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. Read the transcript.

*You may wish to download the file and then view it.

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Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2014 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/14/2014, 08:00 PM
The RSAT Program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities.
Solicitation


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2013 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/02/2013, 08:00 PM
The RSAT formula grant program assists state, local, and tribal efforts to break the cycle of drugs and violence by reducing the demand for, use, and trafficking of illegal drugs.
Solicitation  FY 2013 Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2013 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 03/11/2013, 11:59 PM
BJA is seeking applications to assist RSAT recipients as they integrate evidence-based practices into existing programming through the provision of training and technical assistance.
Solicitation


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2012 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/17/2012, 07:59 PM
The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2011 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 01/27/2011, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2010 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/29/2010, 07:59 PM
The RSAT Training and Technical Assistance Program is designed to assist RSAT recipients through provision of training and technical assistance.
Solicitation  Frequently Asked Questions


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2010 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 02/11/2010, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2009 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 12/18/2008, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2008 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 12/20/2007, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2007 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 12/13/2006, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2006 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 01/19/2006, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.
Solicitation  Allocations


Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program FY 2005 Formula Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 02/03/2005, 07:59 PM
This program assists states and local governments in developing and implementing substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities.
Solicitation  Allocations