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Inmate Programs & Treatment Programs at a Glance
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Corrections & Reentry

Inmate Programs & Treatment

To prepare offenders for return to their communities and reduce recidivism, inmates are provided opportunities while incarcerated to address health needs and develop life and work skills. Correctional facilities may offer inmates substance abuse and mental health treatment, and some institutions offer educational classes such as literacy classes, English as a Second Language, parenting classes, wellness education, adult continuing education, and library services.


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OJP Publications

An Assessment of Substance Abuse Treatment Programs in Florida's Prisons Using a Random Assignment Experimental Design, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015

Program Performance Report: Second Chance Act – Technology Careers Grant Program, July 2011-June 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2013

'Cultural Shift' Is Among Findings of Second Chance Act Evaluation, NIJ, December 2013

HIV in Prisons, 2001-2010, BJS, September 2012
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Testing What Works in Probation: Replicating HOPE, NIJ, April 2012
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Questions and Answers

Are programs available to assist females upon their release from incarceration?
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What legal services are available to inmates?
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Where can I find information on sex offender treatment programs?
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