Children and youth with mental health issues and learning difficulties are common in the juvenile justice system and finding ways to effectively rehabilitate, treat, and educate them is complicated, yet imperative. In this article, we examine the prevalence rates of mental health.
Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System: Issues Related to Treatment and Rehabilitation (2017)
Thinking for a Change 4.0 (T4C) is an integrated cognitive behavioral change program used in corrections. T4C has 25 lessons.
This report reviews the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy, education, substance abuse, mental illness and other treatment programs.
This evaluation of the Thinking for a Change program uses a quasi-experimental, non-random, two group pre-test post-test design.
Insight-Out organizes initiatives for prisoners and challenged youth that create the personal and systemic change to transform violence and suffering into opportunities for learning and healing.
Mindfulness Meditation in American Correctional Facilities: A "What Works" Approach to Reducing Reoffending
This article explains why mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) can be effective in offender rehabilitation and reduce recidivism.
This summary provides an overview of key evidence relating to reducing the reoffending of adult offenders.
Reducing Criminal Recidivism for Justice-Involved Persons with Mental Illness: Risk/Needs/Responsivity and Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions
In this document, we [the authors] review the leading offender recidivism–targeted intervention paradigm: Risk/Needs/Responsivity (RNR) …
This workshop covers the underlying foundations of cognitive behavioral training, including cognitive restructuring and cognitive skills.
The Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) Model: Does Adding the Good Lives Model Contribute to Effective Crime Prevention?
In this article the authors respond to GLM’s criticisms of RNR and conclude that little substance is added by GLM that is not already included in RNR, although proponents of RNR may learn from the popular appeal that GLM, with its positive, strength-based focus, has garnered from clinicians over the past decade.