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Document 024463
Evaluation of Selected Institutional Offender Treatment Programs for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections: Executive Summary [and] Final Report
By Latessa, Edward J.; Smith, Paula; Schweitzer, Myrinda; Lovins, Lori. Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) (Harrisburg, PA). University of Cincinnati. School of Criminal Justice (Cincinnati, OH).
This summary will give you a good look at one agencies verification of its programs’ ability to produce evidence-based outcomes. Five programs were “assessed to identify the effectiveness of each at providing evidence-based services”--Thinking for a Change, Batterer’s Intervention, Violence Prevention, and two sex offense specific programs (p.1). These programs were evaluated with the Evidence-Based Correctional Program Checklist (CPC) and the Evidence-Based Program Checklist--Group Assessment (... Read More
6 pages + 322 pages
Document 021657
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment: A Review and Discussion for Corrections Professionals
By Milkman, Harvey; Wanberg, Kenneth. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Detailed information regarding the use and benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in prisons and jails is provided. Chapters comprising this guide address: the increasing need for effective treatment services; what cognitive-behavioral therapy is; prominent CBT programs for offenders; measuring the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs; evaluating specific CBT curricula; and "real world" program applications.... Read More
78 p.
Document 018190
Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Offenders on Probation: Thinking for a Change
By Golden, Lori.
The effectiveness of "Thinking for a Change" -- a cognitive behavioral program for adult probationers -- is investigated. Following an abstract, this dissertation contains these chapters: introduction; literature review; study purpose and major aims; method; results; and discussion. While "results for changes and improvements in criminal sentiments found in the present study [are] disappointing and counter to expectation," there are significant positive changes in social skills and social probl... Read More
155 p.
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