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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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Publications

  • A New Role for Technology: The Impact of Video Visitation, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251582. (10 pages).
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  • Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Intersection Between Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2017, NCJ 251500. (13 pages).
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  • Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects Evidence-Based Practices: Prosocial Behavior Change Techniques, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2017, NCJ 251444. (34 pages).
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  • Caring for Those in Custody: Identifying High Priority Needs To Reduce Mortality in Correctional Facilities, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017, NCJ 251437. (42 pages).
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  • An Evaluation of Seven Second Chance Act Adult Demonstration Programs: Impact Findings at 18 Months, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2017, NCJ 251139. (138 pages).
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  • Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers Manual, OJJDP-Sponsored, December 2016, NCJ 251119. (27 pages).
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