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Movin’ on Up

By | June 22nd, 2012|General|

Our Forensic Hospital transition team successfully transferred our forensic patients to the new facility this week.  In all, 100 patients in 6 different units were moved into the new forensic hospital this week. Things were smooth because of careful planning and solid execution by nursing, IT, Operations, Campus Support & Safety, Rehab Services, Social Services, Psychology Services, Crothall Housekeeping and Facilities, [...]

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Hospital & ACPTC Passes

By | June 11th, 2011|Behavioral Health|

Over the weekend a resident of our Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (ACPTC) escaped while he was on an approved pass to go to church.  The resident was accompanied by one of our staff during the outing.  The resident was authorized to go on the pass to church because he had “LRA” or “Least [...]

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New Forensic Hospital Transition Team

By | March 10th, 2011|Behavioral Health|

Construction of our brand new Forensic Unit at the Arizona State Hospital<> is proceeding on schedule, and we’re looking forward to turning the key late this fall.  To get ready, we’ve pulled together a “Transition Team” to start planning the transition.  The Forensic team has recently organized their treatment units and approaches to focus not [...]

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2011 Department Priorities Spotlight – Arizona State Hospital

By | December 22nd, 2010|Behavioral Health|

We’ve got an exiting year in store for the Arizona State Hospital in 2011.  One of the highlights will be our New Forensic Hospital which will open in the Fall.  During 2010 our Forensic team reorganized their treatment groups to focus on both psychiatric symptom stability and pro-social skill development and engagement.  During 2011 we’ll [...]