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NCJ Number: NCJ 242729     Find in a Library
Title: Who Goes Back to Prison; Who Does Not: A Multiyear View of Reentry Program Participants
Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:51  Issue:5  Dated:July 2012  Pages:295 to 315
Author(s): Margaret E. Severson ; Christopher Veeh ; Kimberly Bruns ; Jaehoon Lee
Date Published: 07/2012
Page Count: 21
Document: HTML 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study reports the recidivism outcomes of 357 reentry participants released to the community during a multiyear study period.
Abstract: Existing studies of reentry programs in the United States focus on the successes and failures of reentering offenders when compared to matched reentering offenders who did not receive structured reentry services. Little attention has been focused solely on the reentry participants themselves, and on how the level of program exposure may be related to recidivism outcomes. This study reports the recidivism outcomes of 357 reentry participants released to the community during a multiyear study period. All of the 357 participants studied were released for at least one full year, making it possible to examine recidivism behaviors by levels of reentry program exposure, at similar points in time. Thus, a range of descriptive and program attributes and an analysis of these attributes vis-à-vis defined recidivism measures is presented to answer the question: “Who goes back to prison?” Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Reentry
Index Term(s): Drug abuse ; Recidivism ; Program evaluation ; Rehabilitation ; Alcohol abuse
   
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