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Recidivism

Mentoring as a Component of Reentry: Practical Considerations from the Field (2017)

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. 

Correctional Industries Programs for Adult Offenders in Prison: Estimates of Benefits and Costs

Results of a cost-benefit analysis of correctional industries programs are provided.

Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Recidivism: Implications for State Judiciaries

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.

 

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.

What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs: A Compendium of Evidence-Based Options for Preventing New and Persistent Criminal Behavior

This report identifies and describes interventions that are effective in reducing recidivism and preventing crime.

Prisons Division

The Prisons Division facilitates specialized training related to prison operations, conducts operational networks, coordinates technical assistance, as well as programs regarding leadership and management.

HOPE II: A Followup Evaluation of Hawai'i’s HOPE Probation

This study extends the original HOPE evaluations to an almost ten-year followup to deterime if the positive results persists after probation ends.

Measuring Subsequent Offending in Juvenile Probation

This report presents the results from a 2014 review of 13 states that provided recidivism research regarding youth on probation.

The Road from Crime

In this program from Scotland, an ex-offender and probation officer, discover how ex-prisoners break out of the revolving cycle of criminal activity.

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