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Dosage Probation: A Prescription Based on Two Pilot Sites’ Experiences

Accession Number: 033116
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Document

The dosage probation model suggests that the length of supervision should be determined by the number of hours of intervention necessary to reduce risk as opposed to a standard probation term, such as 3, 4, 5, etc., years. Dosage probation is designed to incentivize behavior change by providing an opportunity for the individual under supervision to receive early termination from probation if they successfully engage in risk reduction interventions tailored to their criminogenic needs, in a “dose” matched to their risk level.

This document provides background information on the dosage probation project; a summary of the literature pertinent to dosage; and information about the dosage pilot sites, including key lessons that emerged from the pilot project. It also

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Publication Year: 
2020
Length: 
54 pages
Sponsor(s): 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)
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Accession Number: 
033116