The TJC Initiative seeks to improve public safety and to enhance the success of individuals returning to the community from local jails through implementation of an innovative, evidence-informed transition models.
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Sustaining Systems Change: Findings from a Transition from Jail to Community Initiative Stakeholder Survey
The TJC model includes the components necessary to facilitate successful transition from jail. Phase 2 pays greater attention to pretrial practices.
This report describes the TJC initiative, discusses the implementation experiences, and presents findings from the systems change evaluation.
This brief explains why “it is imperative that jurisdictions use an effective case management process that includes a strong community handoff component, particularly at the moment of release, and that ensures continuity of care between in-jail and community-based programs and services.
This brief presents the two-stage screening and assessment process to determine risk and needs levels that are a core element of the TJC model.
The Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) initiative, which promotes reentry efforts between jails and local communities, is described.