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Reentry/Release Programs at a Glance
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Total Number of Programs: 99

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Reentry/Release Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Total Number of Practices: 13

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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Corrections & Reentry

Reentry/Release

Reentry programs aim to reduce offender recidivism and successfully reintegrate an offender back into the community. Reentry efforts often begin in prison and transition into the community once a prisoner is released. Typically, reentry services include case management and assistance with housing, education, employment, healthcare, and substance abuse. 

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OJP Publications

Evaluating the Effects of Realignment Practices on Recidivism Outcomes, NIJ-Sponsored, 2018
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Corrections Strategic Research Plan 2018-2023, NIJ, October 2018
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Desistance from Crime over the Life Course, NIJ-Sponsored, September 2018
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Risk Assessment and Behavioral Health Screening (RABS) Project Final Technical Report, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2018
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Cross-Site Evaluation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2011 Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects: Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2018
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