The MVJRC correctional-treatment program is funded by the Ohio Department of Youth Services pursuant to a grant. That grant stipulates that once a youth is released from the MVJRC program, no form of after-care is provided. Although we do a lot of after-care planning, the actual role of after-care is that of the juvenile court (all youth committed to MVJRC are committed by a juvenile court judge on a felony offense). The Ohio Department of Youth Services also funds juvenile court programs and promotes after-care programs through a very successful funding model called RECLAIM.
So, we are just focused on rehabilitation and the court is responsible for after-care. That being said, there are a lot of gaps in the juvenile system regarding effective after-care. It is an area of corrections that needs a lot of work.