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2013
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Seeking Safety: A Model for Trauma and/or Substance Abuse
Treatment Innovations (Newton Centre, MA).
Seeking Safety is a therapeutic program for women suffering from trauma, substance abuse, and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This website provides abundant information regarding this program and trauma-informed treatment. Points of entry are: the book “Seeking Safety; outcome results from evaluations of Seeking Safety; a wide range of articles regarding the Seeking Safety model (description and implementation) and empirical studies about it, PTSD and addiction, cognitive-behavioral and... Read More
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2012
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Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems: 2012 Edition
By Leone, Peter; Weinberg, Lois. Georgetown University. Public Policy Institute. Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) (Washington, DC).
The need to deal with the “state of education services for two groups of vulnerable youth, some of whom begin contact in one social service system - child welfare - and come into contact with another youth agency – the juvenile justice system” is explained (p.7). Individuals involved with juveniles and youth need to be aware of this problem because it impacts many areas of programming and services these youth are offered. This report has seven sections: introduction; educational and other outcom... Read More
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78 pages
2012
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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
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27 pages
2012
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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
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58 pages
2011
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Prison Work Release Programs
AELE Jail and Prisoner Law Section (Chicago, IL).
Legal issues related to prison work release programs are covered. Individuals involved in these programs should be aware of the impact of these issues. Sections of this article include: introduction; no independent constitutional right to work release; state law may create a protected liberty interest; due process rights prior to removal; certain prisoners may properly be excluded, such as murderers and sex offenders; and liability for crimes by prisoners on work release.... Read More
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11 pages
2011
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Chapter 72.65 RCW: Work Release Program
Washington State Legislature (Olympia, WA).
Rules governing the work release program for Washington State adult correctional facilities are noted. Sections of this Chapter are: definitions; places of confinement -- extension of limits authorized, conditions, and application of section; application of prisoner to participate in program, contents, and application of section; approval or denial of application, adoption of work release plan, terms and conditions, revocation, reapplication, and application of section; disposition of earnings; ... Read More
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2007
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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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