Wyoming Honor Farm
Wyoming Honor Farm Education Programs
The Wyoming Honor Farm offers a General Education Development (GED) program to all offenders who have not earned their high school diploma or GED. Classes are offered to provide an opportunity for adults who have not graduated from high school to earn a high school – level educational diploma/certificate.
Several other colleges and universities may be accessed through paper correspondence courses. There are also other options for post-secondary training while at WHF. WHF also partners with Central Wyoming College (CWC) to bring college level classes to the facility in Riverton.
WHF offers the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Program. This is a national certification, certifying these individuals for the basic trades program.. Programming is offered for inmates, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Anger Management, Courage to Change, Cognitive Journaling, Victim Awareness and many other areas.
Wyoming Honor Farm Programming
The Wyoming Honor Farm offers a variety of programming to all offenders. Each offender receives a Risk/Needs Assessment upon entering the Intake Unit at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Unit, in Torrington, Wyoming. Using this assessment WHF Staff develops an individualized case plan addressing those needs that are identified as being high or medium risk.
The Wyoming Honor Farm provides evidence based programming such as; Thinking for a Change, Moral recognition Therapy, Change Company Journaling, as well as Outpatient Substance Abuse and Low Risk Sex Offender Programming.
Case plans are reviewed on a regular basis and updated/changed when necessary. A new assessment is completed when an offender paroles, attends a Work Release or Residential Treatment Program, or is within one year of release. This assessment focuses on the offender’s re-entry back into society. Re-entry services provided include; acquiring birth certificates, social security cards, identification cards, help with medication after release, as well as assistance with various housing options.
Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program
The WestCare-Wyoming Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program is provided by WestCare at the following facilities: Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton (WHF), the Wyoming Women’s Center in Lusk (WWC), the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle (WHCC), the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institute in Torrington (WMCI), and the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins (WSP).
The WestCare Wyoming Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program provides substance abuse education and treatment for ASAM level I and II within the correctional setting. The program is designed to be a 6 month program.
Phase I: Orientation
Phase II: Treatment
Sixteen (16) weeks
Substance Abuse Education: 3 hours per week
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: 3 hour per week
Therapy group: 3 hours per week
Phase III: Relapse Prevention
Four (4) weeks
Three 3 hours per week