Division of Rehabilitative Programs Television

Division of Rehabilitative Programs Television (DRP-TV) is a secure, multi-channel streaming network that delivers 24/7 rehabilitative television programming to all California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institutions. Each channel is designed to broaden an offender’s rehabilitative development during their incarceration. The DRP-TV programming includes:

  • Education Channel – Covering Adult Basic Education to college and e-learning courses;
  • Emploment Channel – Designed to support the development of career skills to better prepare offenders for employment;
  • Freedom Channel Featuring rehabilitative and reentry programming designed to prepare offenders for release, and
  • Health and Wellness Channel Designed to foster a healthy body and mindset during an offender’s rehabilitation.
As of June 2018 DRPTV is streaming in 72% of the Office of Correctional Education classrooms (614 of the 848 classrooms), 74% of the cells and dorms (41,770 of 56,194 cells and dorms), and 91% of the daysrooms (1,261 of the 1,400 dayrooms) statewide.

Click [ HERE ] for printable information on DRP TV.


 LOCATIONS

DRP-TV programming is available in all CDCR insitutions.



 PROGRAM LENGTH

DRP TV and institutional programming are accessible at all times in day rooms within housing/units. Round-the-clock access proves beneficial for those unable to attend classes due to conflicts in their schedules. Viewing hours established may vary by institution. Specific rehabilitative programming and educational/college courses will have specific scheduling hours.



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An offender who is serving, or has served, their time on good behavior has access to many rehabilitative services and programs if they are determined to be in need.
See Rehabilitative and Educational Services

Specific Rehabilitative Offices:

Rehabilitative programs are the best way for an offender to be prepared for success upon release. The link below explains this process with an easy-to-follow diagram

See Rehabilitative Process

See Technology Solutions for more information.

Technology has opened the door to more educational opportunities while simultaneously reducing government spending. Below is a list of technology initiatives at CDCR.

See Rehabilitative Program Videos for DRP program information and general insight of CDCR's offender rehabilitation.