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Justice-Involved Veterans and Employment: A Systematic Review of Barriers and Promising Strategies and Interventions

This synthesis of the research on employment barriers and associated interventions can help to inform those developing and striving to improve programs for justice-involved Veterans seeking to secure employment.

Veterans Treatment Courts: Do Status-Based Problem-Solving Courts Create an Improper Privileged Class of Criminal Defendants?

Given the weight of political and legal decisions supporting veteran status as a mitigating factor in criminal cases, veterans treatment courts might ultimately demonstrate the advantages of treatment as an alternative to incarceration.

Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way [Internet Broadcast]

This program on justice-involved veterans, highlights the lifesaving role being played by veterans treatment courts (VTCs) across the country.

Insight-Out

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.

Veteran’s Treatment Courts-National Institute of Corrections

The program examined Veteran’s Courts, a component of the highly successful drug court concept.

Responding to the Needs of Women Veterans Involved in the Criminal Justice System

This document highlights the unique experiences and needs of women veterans who become justice-involved and offers a gender and trauma informed approach that criminal justice practitioners can use to more effectively manage this population.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS SERIES: Strategies for Identifying Defendants WhoAre Veterans for Potential Participation in Veterans Court Programs

This FAQ presents a compilation of responses received from veterans court programs to the following question: (1) How do you identify defendants who are veterans and potentially eligible for your veterans court program? (2) Is there any systematic process that has been put in place to screen arrestees to identify those who are veterans?

Trauma Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography attempts to offer a compilation of information on trauma-informed care by reviewing general information about trauma as well as focusing on the criminal justice system and corrections (women, adults, and younger people), peer support, and screening/assessment for trauma.

A Guidebook for Incarcerated Veterans in Wisconsin|Revised [edition]

This booklet is a tool for Incarcerated Veterans and their families who may want access to support services that promote a better and new manner of living.

Veterans Treatment Court Locations

This map shows the locations of veteran treatment courts throughout the United States.

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