Offenders referred to the program by the judiciary or the State of Iowa Department of Corrections will be required to participate in the program either by terms of their court order or the terms of their probation or parole supervision. Voluntary participants or participants from other referral sources may also be accepted. A communication and follow up process will be set up to notify all referring agencies of client entry and exit into the program. Files will be maintained in accordance with Iowa laws on confidentiality.
Upon receipt of a court order referring a defendant to BEP, a file will be created. Notification to court or department of corrections will occur if the client fails to comply with the court order or upon program completion.
Upon receipt of a formal referral requiring an offender to attend BEP, a file will be created. Notification to the referring agency will occur if the client fails to comply with the program or upon program completion.