||The Office of Juvenile
Affairs operates three secure juvenile institutions. The
juvenile institutions are treatment based and provide a wide
array of services. These include individual and group
counseling, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, sex
offender treatment, recreational therapy, religious services,
health education, parenting skills education and a mentoring
program. Each institution provides an excellent educational
program, which includes a fully accredited school and an
extensive GED program.
L.E. Rader Center,
located in Sand Springs, is the largest juvenile facility in
Oklahoma. It serves 203 juveniles through its various programs.
- Intensive Treatment Program
males are served in this maximum secure setting. It
offers educational and recreational services along
with chemical dependency and sex offender treatment
- Rader Treatment Program:
Male and female youth are served in this medium-secure
program. There are 105 male beds and 20 female beds
that provide educational, recreational, and
- Diagnostic and Evaluation
are 12 of these short-term beds available for
assessing the needs of the juvenile. Eight male beds
and four female beds are utilized.
Abuse Treatment Program:
Ten male beds are available for intensive chemical
Oklahoma Juvenile Center (COJC): This
site in Tecumseh, Oklahoma has been serving Oklahoma’s
children since 1917.
It currently serves 109 juveniles in custody of
the Office of Juvenile Affairs and 10 additional at-risk
youth from the Pottawatomie County area.
Secure Training School:
Therapeutic components are offered to 65
males and 20 females.
Services include education, recreation,
Bethesda programming, sex offender treatment and
chemical dependency treatment.
and Alcohol Unit:
Six male beds are utilized in a secure
setting outside the fence for intensive chemical
dependency treatment, utilizing the Bethesda model.
and Evaluation (D&E):
Sixteen male and 2 female beds are used for
conducting thorough assessments of juveniles.
Oklahoma Juvenile Center : Southwest
Oklahoma Juvenile Center (Manitou Center) is a medium
secure juvenile facility for juveniles adjudicated by
the courts and placed in the custody of the Office of
Juvenile Affairs. Our first resident admissions occurred
on August 5, 1996, with our Open House and Dedication
Ceremony on September 12, 1996. Manitou Center is a 74
bed facility with four boys units and one Reception
Orientation Center. Our Programs section is the first in
the state to implement the Bethesda model facility-wide
and the first 24 hour institutional setting in the
United States to do so. An individual treatment plan, in
combination with a phase system, is the basis of the
Bethesda Program and is designed to provide rapid, clear
and consistent behavioral feedback.