Special Feature: Reentry - Publications and Multimedia

Following are federal or federally-sponsored topical resources released within the past ten years:

Publications

Correctional Populations in the United States
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual
Probation and Parole in the United States
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual
Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, January 2017
A Record of Progress and a Roadmap for the Future
Federal Interagency Reentry Council, August 2016
Annotated Bibliography: Reentry
National Institute of Corrections, July 2016
Building Effective Correctional Facility-Community Provider Partnerships for the Benefit of Justice Involved Women: Lessons Learned
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2016
Reentry Considerations for Justice Involved Women
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2016
Bureau of Prisons: Reentry Week Fact Sheet
U.S. Department of Justice, April 2016
Federal Interagency Reentry Council: Reentry Week Fact Sheet
U.S. Department of Justice, April 2016
Lessons in Reentry from Successful Programs and Participants: The Final Report of the Reentry Employment Opportunities Benchmarking Study
U.S. Department of Labor-Sponsored, April 2016
Roadmap to Reentry: Reducing Recidivism Through Reentry Reforms at the Federal Bureau of Prisons
U.S. Department of Justice, April 2016
The Reentry of Formerly Incarcerated Persons: Key Accomplishments, Challenges, and Future Directions; A Report on the National Reentry Symposium: Promising Practices and Future Directions
Federal Bureau of Prisons and National Institute of Corrections, February 2016
Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Impact on Corrections and Reentry
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2016
Transforming Prisoners, Restoring Lives: Final Recommendations of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, January 2016
Assessing the Impact of Post-Release Community Supervision on Post-Release Recidivism and Employment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2015
An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Prison Work Release Programs on Post-Release Recidivism and Employment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2015
Fact Sheet: President Obama Announces New Actions to Promote Rehabilitation and Reintegration for the Formerly-Incarcerated
The White House, November 2015
Coming Home to Harlem: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Harlem Parole Reentry Court
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2015
Consideration of Criminal Records in Hiring Decisions
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2015
Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Programs: Implementation Challenges and Lessons Learned
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2015
Justice Reinvestment in Kansas: Strengthening Probation Supervision and Promoting Successful Reentry
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, April 2015
Collisions of the Personal and the Public in Post-Realignment California: How Women and Front-Line Workers Manage Post-Incarceration Work
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2015
Child Support, Debt, and Prisoner Reentry: Examining the Influences of Prisoners' Legal and Financial Obligations on Reentry
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2015
Training and Preparing Inmates for Post-Prison Employment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2014
Parent and Family Involvement with Youth in the Tribal Juvenile Justice System: Perspectives from OJJDP's Tribal Green Reentry Initiative
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, November 2014
Finding Work: A Smartphone Study of Job Searching, Social Contacts, and Wellbeing after Prison
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2014
Behavioral Health Problems, Treatment, and Outcomes in Serious Youthful Offenders
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2014
The Second Chance Act: Juvenile Reentry
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, June 2014
Access to Transportation and Outcomes for Women on Probation and Parole
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Corrections and Reentry: Protected Health Information Privacy Framework for Information Sharing
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2014
Criminal Stigma, Race, Gender and Employment: An Expanded Assessment of the Consequences of Imprisonment for Employment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Prisoner Reentry, Parole Violations, and the Persistence of the Surveillance State
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2013
Beyond the Sentence - Understanding Collateral Consequences
National Institute of Justice, July 2013
Evaluability Assessments of the Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Model, Cross-Site Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013
Considerations for Developing a Program of Reentry in Tribal Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2013
Exploring the Role of the Police in Prisoner Reentry
National Institute of Justice, July 2012
In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
National Institute of Justice, June 2012
Improving Access to Services for Female Offenders Returning to the Community
National Institute of Justice, March 2012
A Reentry Education Model: Supporting Education and Career Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals in Corrections
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, 2012
Voice of the Victim: A Perspectives Spotlight Issue
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2012
Employing Your Mission: Building Cultural Competence in Reentry Service Agencies Through the Hiring of Individuals Who Are Formerly Incarcerated and/or in Recovery
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, November 2011
Prisoner Reentry Programs: Ensuring a Safe and Successful Return to the Community
The White House, November 2011
Final Technical Report: Neighborhoods, Recidivism, and Employment Among Returning Prisoners
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2011
Reentry in Brief
Federal Interagency Reentry Council, May 2011
Reentry Courts: Looking Ahead -- A Conversation about Strategies for Offender Reintegration
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, April 2011
Faith-Based Corrections and Reentry Programs: Advancing a Conceptual Framework for Research and Evaluation
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2011
Re-Entry: Dynamic Risk Assessment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2011
Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Aftercare/Reentry
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2010
Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Reentry Court
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2010
Public Hearing on Victim Issues in Probation and Parole Recommendation Report
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, August 2010
Prison Experience and Reentry: Examining the Impact of Victimization on Coming Home
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2010
Reentry Housing Options: The Policymakers' Guide
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2010
Investigating Prisoner Reentry: The Impact of Conviction Status on the Employment Prospects of Young Men
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2009
Back on Track: A Problem-Solving Reentry Court
Bureau of Justice Assistance, September 2009
In Our Backyard - Overcoming Community Resistance to Reentry Housing (A NIMBY Toolkit)
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2009
From Prison to Home: Women's Pathways In and Out of Crime
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2009
Putting Public Safety First: 13 Parole Supervision Strategies to Enhance Reentry Outcomes
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2008
Reentry Partnerships: A Guide for States & Faith-Based and Community Organizations
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2008
Jail Administrator's Toolkit for Reentry
Bureau of Justice Assistance, May 2008
Life After Lockup: Improving Reentry From Jail to the Community
Bureau of Justice Assistance, May 2008
Repaying Debts
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2007
Building an Offender Reentry Program: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance, June 2007
People, Places, and Things: The Social Process of Reentry for Female Ex-Offenders
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2006
Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Reentry: Recidivism & Post-release Employment
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2006
Incarceration, Reentry and Child Support Issues: National and State Research Overview
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, March 2006

Multimedia

Offender Reentry: The Value of Victim Involvement (Internet Broadcast)
National Institute of Corrections, June 2015
Consequences of a Prison Record for Employment (Interview with Scott Decker)
National Institute of Justice, February 2014
Consequences of a Prison Record for Employment: How Do Race, Ethnicity & Gender Factor In? (Recorded Seminar)
National Institute of Justice, February 2014
Second Chance Act: What Have We Learned About Reentry Programs So Far? (Interview With Ron D'Amico)
National Institute of Justice, June 2013
Going Home (or Not): How Residential Change Might Help Former Offenders Stay Out of Prison (Research for the Real World Seminar)
National Institute of Justice, October 2011
Impact of Concentrated Re-entry and Katrina as a Natural Experiment (Interview with Dr. David Kirk)
National Institute of Justice, October 2011
Tailoring Policies for Effective Sex Offender Re-entry Into Communities (Interview at the 2010 NIJ Conference)
National Institute of Justice, June 2010
Criminal Background Checks and Hiring Ex-Offenders (Interview at the 2009 NIJ Conference)
National Institute of Justice, June 2009
Getting Ready Program Remaking Prison Life to Prepare Inmates for Reentry (Interview at the 2009 NIJ Conference)
National Institute of Justice, June 2009
Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (Interview at the 2009 NIJ Conference)
National Institute of Justice, June 2009

See the Reentry/Release section of the NCJRS site for additional OJP and OJP-sponsored resources.

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