S01 E02 - Talking Rehabilitation with Director Brant Choate

CDCR Unlocked by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Dr. Brant Choate, Director of CDCR's Division of Rehabilitative Programs (DRP), sat down with Kevin Wortell to talk all things rehabilitation, including education, vocation, substance use disorder treatment, and community reentry.Episode recorded on April 28, 2022Hosted by: Tessa OuthyseEpisode interviewer: Kevin WortellProduced by: Frank  ...  See more
Jun 30 2022

Tessa Outhyse – If you are new to the podcast or a returning listener, welcome to CDCR Unlocked. I’m Tessa Outhyse. This episode features stories, topics, and conversations surrounding the department's Division of Rehabilitative programs, or DRP. On behalf of DRP, we hope to share and showcase the hard work and dedication of our staff programs and populations we serve. This podcast was recorded on April 28, 2022, and features DRP Director Brant Choate.

Brant Choate – Good morning.

Kevin Wortell – Good morning to you kind sir. I would like to thank you for taking time obviously out of your busy day to talk to us here in detail. Maybe you can take a few minutes and tell us how things have been going operationally here in DRP.

Brant Choate – Well it's interesting you say that things have

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