This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
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Pretrial rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.
Results from a study of the non-specialization of individuals charged with domestic violence (DV) and the relationship between DV and assaultive and criminal behaviors are reported.
The use of the Step Forward program offered by the Oakland County Community Corrections Division (OCCCD) is explained.
The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.
Topics in Community Corrections, Annual Issue 2008: Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Pretrial Services
This annual issue of Topics in Community Corrections covers the use of evidence-based practices in pretrial services.
Working Together to Improve Reentry: Bridging Budgets and Programs, Public and Private, Prison and the Community
Some of the improvements made to Oregon's offender reentry transition process are highlighted.
The use of reach-in, a simple method of contacting an offender in custody, to improve the transition process is explained.
This article highlights the "flagship" of Indiana's reentry initiatives -- the Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility (PREF).
Gender-responsive offender reentry efforts for female offenders in Rhode Island are discussed.