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Recidivism Programs at a Glance
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Corrections & Reentry

Recidivism

Recidivism is the act of relapsing into a problem or criminal behavior during or after receiving sanctions, or while undergoing an intervention due to a previous behavior or crime. In criminal justice settings, recidivism is often measured by criminal acts that result in rearrest, reconviction, or return to prison.

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Changing Nature of Correctional Visitation Can Video Visitation Provide the Same Benefits as In-Person Visits?, NIJ-Sponsored, September 2016
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Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work in Criminal Justice? A New Analysis from CrimeSolutions.gov, NIJ, May 2016
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HOPE II: A Follow-up to Hawaii's HOPE Evaluation, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016
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Assessing the Impact of Post-Release Community Supervision on Post-Release Recidivism and Employment, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015
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An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Prison Work Release Programs on Post-Release Recidivism and Employment, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015
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