Recidivism Reduction Unit


The Recidivism Reduction Unit provides training, continuous quality improvement, and program fidelity for approximately 160 counselors within DCS Field offices and Day Reporting Centers. 

Training includes:

  • Basic Counselor Training

  • SAMHSA Matrix Model (Substance Use)

  • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)

  • Specialized Mental Health Training

  • SAMHSA Anger Management

  • Matrix and MRT Boosters

Counselor Certification Preparation Program (CCP) was fully implemented in May 2018.  This program is designed to provide supervision, education, experience, and development to all full-time Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) non-credentialed Counseling staff. The Counselor Certification Preparation Program (CCP) provides the needed requirements to obtain certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor-II through the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia and it also provides support to each of our Counselors to ensure they maintain credentialing. 

Cares Warm Line

Phone number 1 (844) 326-5400
Everyday 8:30 AM to 11:00 PM
email: [email protected]

MAT provider website

Click here for a list of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Providers

For additional information or questions, please email the Director [email protected].