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Evidence-based Practices (EBP) - EBP & Special Populations/Issues

Best Practices in the Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of Persons Who Have Sexually Offended

This report is intended to provide a comprehensive review of best practices in the assessment, treatment, and risk management of persons who have sexually offended. 

Correctional Industries Programs for Adult Offenders in Prison: Estimates of Benefits and Costs (2005)

 Results of a cost-benefit analysis of correctional industries programs are provided.

Issues in Defining and Applying Evidence-Based Practices Criteria for Treatment of Criminal-Justice Involved Clients (2011)

This article provides a general overview of EBP, particularly as it applies to treatment and other interventions for offenders with problems involving drugs (including alcohol). 

Parolees with Mental Disorder: Toward Evidence-Based Practice (2011)

The goal of the proposed research is to improve understanding of risk of parole failure for California parolees with mental disorder, determine how well extant policies and procedures are addressing the problem, and build upon existing procedures and programs to improve the system.

The Application of Evidence-Based Practices to Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illnesses (2013)

"Serious Mental Illnesses (SMI): An Issue in Jails and Prisons Nationwide"

Toward the Use of Evidence Based Practices with Sexual Offenders in Correctional Settings (2015)

Presentation at the American Correctional Association -- Winter Conference on February 10, 2015.

Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-Entry: Recidivism & Post-Release. Final report

This report summarizes the first national review of the recidivism and post-release effects of the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) engaging state prison inmates in private sector jobs since 1979.

What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs: A Compendium of Evidence-Based Options for Preventing New and Persistent Criminal Behavior

This report identifies and describes interventions that are effective in reducing recidivism and preventing crime.

Evidence-Based Practices Implementation for Capacity (EPIC)

This is a great article regarding the statewide implementation of evidence-based correctional practice. 

Women's Risk Factors and New Treatments/Interventions for Addressing Them: Evidence-Based Interventions in the United States and Canada

This paper describes assessments of female offenders used by correctional agencies and the programs and resources provided by these agencies to meet female offenders' needs.


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