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Document 026940
Evaluating a Presumptive Drug Testing Technology in Community Corrections Settings
By Uchida, Craig D.; Aoyagi, Gordon A.; Waugh, W. Riley; Flower, Shawn; Solomon, Shellie E.; Mash, Jonathan. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC). Justice & Security Strategies, Inc. (JSS) (Silver Spring, MD).
The effectiveness of a presumptive drug detection technology (PDDT), developed by Mistral Security Incorporated (MSI), in community correctional settings is evaluated. This PDDT “involved the use of aerosol sprays which were used with specialized paper that react with trace elements of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana. Basically, the specialized paper is swiped onto a surface (desk, chair, or any item) or a person (hands, arms, etc.) and then the paper is sprayed with the aerosol... Read More
58 pages
Document 026934
Providing Individually Tailored Academic and Behavioral Support Services for Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems: Practice Guide
By Gonsoulin, S.; Darwin, M.J.; Read, N.W.. American Institutes for Research. National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) (Washington, DC) .
“This NDTAC practice guide examines the principle that individually tailored academic and behavioral support services should be provided to foster better outcomes for youth involved with the juvenile justice system and child welfare systems. This principle focuses on the fact that, to address the academic hardship faced by youth involved with these systems—changes in placement, family mobility, disabling conditions, economic disadvantage, and involvement in the justice system—education providers... Read More
27 pages
Document 022723
Does Participation in Washington's Work Release Facilities Reduce Recidivism?
Washington State Institute for Public Policy (Olympia, WA).
The effect of work release facilities in Washington State on recidivism is assessed. This report is divided into three sections: evaluation of work release program; identification of facilities with the greatest effectiveness on recidivism; and examination of work release practices. While three of four studies show that work release reduces recidivism, more research is warranted for broader contemporary results.... Read More
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