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  • Does correctional education impact recidivism rates?
    The following resources provide information and data on the impact of correctional education: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education The Use and Impact of Correctional Programming for Inmates on Pre- and Post-Release Outcomes How Effective Is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go From Here? The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation The Effects of Postsecondary Correctional Education... Read More
    Last Updated: March 8, 2018

  • What is the average educational level of incarcerated individuals?
    A comparison of the educational attainment of state and federal prison inmates, jail inmates, and pr... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • What is a therapeutic community?
    In general, therapeutic communities (TCs) are drug-free residential settings that use a hierarchical... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

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  • Juvenile Residential Facility Census 2016: Selected Findings, OJJDP, December 2018, NCJ 251785. (20 pages).
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  • Rehabilitation Programs for Adult Offenders: A Meta-Analysis in Support of Guidelines for Effective Practice, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2018, NCJ 252504. (12 pages).
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  • Crime File - Insanity Defense, NIJ-Sponsored, 1984, NCJ 097226.
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  • An In-depth Examination of Batterer Intervention and Alternative Treatment Approaches for Domestic Violence Offenders, NIJ-Sponsored, July 2018, NCJ 252265. (17 pages).
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  • TECHBeat, October 2018, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2018, NCJ 252296. (10 pages).
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  • Program Brief: Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, BJA, August 2018, NCJ 252145. (2 pages).
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