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Offender reintegration

Adult Pre-Release Handbook: Pre-Release Information for an Informed Re-Entry and a Successful Transition

This guide will help offenders in determining where they are at in terms of preparing for release and in creating a plan to succeed once they leave prison. 

Work and Opportunity Before and After Incarceration (2018)

Looney, Adam, and Nicholas Turner

Brookings Institution (Washington, DC)

OJJDP MPG Literature Review: Juvenile Reentry (2017)

Development Services Group, Inc. (Bethesda, MD), and U.S. Dept. of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC)

Topics covered include: Characteristics and Needs of Youth Returning to the Community; Types of Reentry Programs; and Outcome Evidence.

What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse Focus Area: Youth Reentry and Aftercare Programs (2018)

CSG Justice Center What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse (Washington, DC)

Transition from Prison to Community: Making It Work [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]

This 3-hour program focuses on the experiences Missouri and Michigan had implementing the TPC transition process.

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.

Offender Reentry/Transition

Reentry refers to the transition of offenders from prisons or jails back into the community.

Reconnecting Justice: Pathways to Effective Reentry though Education and Training

A video with experts discussing policy trends in correctional education and training with reentry opportunities that promote economic success.

Federal Interagency Reentry Council: A Record of Progress and a Roadmap for the Future

This report reviews The Council’s accomplishments and a roadmap for its future. It coordinates and leverages existing federal resources for reentry.


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