funding (81 percent of total funding) designated for treatment programming on evidence-based practices, exceeding the 75 percent statute requirement. OYA and Department of Corrections (DOC) continue to use the Correctional Program Checklist (CPC) to determine if a program (e.g. close custody living units and contracted community residential programs) adheres to program characteristics that are highly correlated with reducing recidivism. As of June 30, 2010, approximately 94 percent of close custody facility living units and 85 percent of contracted community residential programs met the CPC criteria of “Effective ” or “Highly Effective. ” These results represent a substantial increase in the use of Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) since SB 267 was enacted into law in 2003. Accomplishments during this reporting period include: • Developed and piloted an evidence-informed cognitive behavior treatment curriculum for sex offending youth in OYA close custody facilities • Updated individualized service contract language to require an evidence-based model when working with OYA yout
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