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Program Goals The Multimodal Community-Based Prisoner Reentry Program is a community-based prisoner reentry program that provides substance abuse treatment to offenders who have been placed on 24-month community correctional supervision. The program targets medium- to high-risk offenders and seeks to maximize participants’ learning and motivation, while catering to their strengths. Overall the ...
Program Goals, Target Population The Amity In-Prison Therapeutic Community (TC) provides intensive treatment to male inmates with substance abuse problems. Participants volunteer for the program; all participants must reside in the dedicated housing unit during the last 9 to 12 months of their prison term. The Amity TC is located in ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationParents as Teachers is an early childhood, parent education, and family support program serving families from pregnancy until their children enter kindergarten. The program targets families from all socioeconomic backgrounds and from rural, urban, and suburban communities. It is not intended as an intervention for parents or families ...
Program GoalsThe primary goal of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) is to teach effective peer resistance and refusal skills so that adolescents can say “no” to drugs and their friends who may want them to use drugs. The secondary goals of the program are to build students’ social skills and ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationTransitional Case Management (TCM) was a strengths-based case management intervention that provided expanded case management services during an inmate’s transition from incarceration to the community. The goal of TCM was to increase participation in community-based substance abuse treatment, enhance access to other needed social services, and improve drug ...
Program GoalsThe Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) was a collaborative Federal effort that concentrated on improving criminal justice, employment, education, health, and housing outcomes of adult and juvenile offenders on their release from incarceration. In total, 69 State and community agencies received funding through SVORI to facilitate the ...
Program GoalsThe Boston Reentry Initiative (BRI) is an interagency public safety initiative that helps adult offenders who pose the greatest risks of committing violent crime when released from jail transition back to their neighborhoods. The goal of BRI is to reduce recidivism among recently released high-risk violent offenders by providing ...
Program Goals, Target Population KEY/Crest is a corrections- and community-based multistage substance abuse treatment program for drug-involved offenders. The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) provides a continuum of primary (in prison), secondary (work release), and tertiary (aftercare) therapeutic community (TC) treatment for drug-involved offenders. Each stage in the continuum corresponds to ...
Program GoalsSTICS is a job training program for probation officers to help them apply the risk–need–responsivity (RNR) model with probationers to reduce recidivism. This program was implemented in three Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan. The objectives of the training include changing how probation officers interact with offenders ...
Program GoalsJOBSTART was created by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) and its partner organizations and funded by the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982. The goal was to address the high numbers of high school dropouts and provide them with an alternative source of education and vocational training in hopes ...
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