This paper will discuss recidivism among juveniles, primarily aged 12-18 years old, and evaluate which methods best prevent recidivism.
Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Mentoring Programs on Recidivism: Final Report (2017)
This report presents findings from a project in which researchers examined six mentoring programs in Ohio to better understand their impact on recidivism. Youth on parole and probation who received mentoring services were matched with similar youth who did not receive mentoring services.
This resource presents a concrete list of dos and don’ts that policymakers and justice system leaders can use to guide policy and practice changes focused on young adults in the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems.
Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems (2015)
This brief, from the CSG Justice Center, is designed to help state and local officials better support young adults in the justice system.
Little is known about youth who were previously placed in a detention facility and what factors predict a subsequent recidivism to placement.
The impact of mentoring for adults returning to their community from incarceration involves collaborating with correctional facilities, thoughtfully selecting and matching mentors and participants, and effectively concluding the mentoring relationship.
Results of a cost-benefit analysis of correctional industries programs are provided.
The reduction of recidivism by state judiciaries utilizing six principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) is explained.
Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: The Principles of Effective Intervention
This report describes what the principles of effective evidence-based intervention are.
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.