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2012
Document 025653
Community Reentry after Prison Drug Treatment: Learning from Sheridan Therapeutic Community Program Participants
By Reichert, Jessica; Ruzich, Dawn; Campbell, Rebecca. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL).
Results from an evaluation of the Sheridan Correctional Center National Drug Prison and Reentry Program are provided. Agencies would be wise to read this report if they are thinking of creating a similar program or revamping an existing one. Findings are reported for: sample demographics; background prior to Sheridan; experiences at Sheridan; preparation for reentry; experience in the community; relapse; recidivism; and additional comments. Graduates of this program remained (on average) two yea... Read More
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87 pages
2011
Document 025490
An Examination of Admissions, Exits and End-of-the-Year Populations of Adult Female Inmates in the Illinois Department of Corrections, State Fiscal Years 1989 – 2011
By Olson, David E.; Escobar, Gipsy; Stalans, Loretta. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL); Loyola University Chicago. Dept. of Criminal Justice and Criminology (Chicago, IL).
Trends seen over a 23 year period for Illinois’ female inmate population are described. Sections following an executive summary include: introduction; total admission, exits, and end of the year population of females; distinguishing between court admission and technical violation of MSR (mandatory supervised release) admissions; female court admissions by felony class and crime type; characteristics of female prison admissions; differences between admissions and end-of-the-year populations; reci... Read More
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33 pages
2010
Document 024253
Juvenile Justice System: Get the Facts: Pre-Trial
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL).
An overview of the pre-trial process for juveniles is provided. This brochure covers: what can happen to a juvenile awaiting trial; what diversion opportunities are available; what juvenile intake screening is; some detention alternatives; how pre-trial detention decisions are made; transferring a juvenile to an adult criminal court; what a presumptive transfer is; and what a discretionary transfer is.... Read More
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2 p.
2010
Document 024322
Mental Health Screening and Assessment in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System
By Bostwick, Lindsay. Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission (Chicago, IL). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL).
If you are involved with screening juvenile offenders, you want to read this report. It discusses the differences in assessment instruments, their use, and concerns regarding such. Sections cover: introduction; mental health screening and assessment practices in the Illinois juvenile justice system; mental health screening and assessment tools—psychometric properties, mental health screening instruments, mental health assessment instruments, and other screening and assessment tools; conclusion; ... Read More
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71 p.
2010
Document 024383
Victimization and Help-Seeking Behaviors among Female Prisoners in Illinois
By Reichert, Jessica; Adams, Sharyn; Bostwick, Lindsay. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL).
People who work with female offenders need to read this report. It provides a glimpse into an area of a woman prisoner’s life that is not often talked about and which can impact how she relates to those around her and inmate management practices. Sections following an executive summary include: introduction; literature review; methodology; findings according to study sample characteristics, criminal history, substance use, lifetime victimization, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, me... Read More
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64 p.
2010
Document 024653
Policies and Procedures of the Illinois Juvenile Justice System
By Bostwick, Lindsay. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC). Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (Chicago, IL); Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission (Springfield, IL).
This report provides an overview of the Illinois juvenile justice system including the processes related to an incident, police custody and arrest, pre-trial, trial or plea, sentencing hearing, discharge, and expungement. Several items are provided in the appendixes: map of Illinois judicial circuits; Juvenile Arrest Card; Detention Screening Instrument; map of Illinois juvenile justice facilities, county detention centers, and the like; flowchart of process after youth is found unfit to stand t... Read More
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35 p.
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