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  NCJ Number: NCJ 242739     Find in a Library
  Title: Case Management in Community Corrections: Current Status and Future Directions
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  Author(s): Andrew Day ; Lesley Hardcastle ; Astrid Birgden
  Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:51  Issue:7  Dated:October 2012  Pages:484 to 495
  Date Published: 10/2012
  Page Count: 12
  Annotation: This article discusses case management in community corrections.
  Abstract: Case management is commonly regarded as the foundation of effective service provision across a wide range of human service settings. This article considers the case management that is offered to clients of community corrections, identifying the distinctive features of case management in this particular setting, and reviewing the empirical evidence relating to the effectiveness of different approaches. It is concluded that models of correctional case management that are clearly informed by the principles of risk, need, and responsivity, and which encourage case managers to form strong and meaningful relationships with their clients, are likely to be the most effective. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
  Main Term(s): Corrections
  Index Term(s): Offenders ; Rehabilitation ; Risk management ; Case management
  Type: Report (Study/Research)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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