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Inmate Programs & Treatment Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 48

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Inmate Programs & Treatment Practice Outcomes at a Glance
Total Number of Practices: 18

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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

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.



OJP Publications

Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects: Collaboration and Reentry Partnerships, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2018

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS), NIJ-Sponsored, May 2018

Evaluation of the Honest Opportunity Probation With Enforcement Demonstration Field Experiment (HOPE DFE), NIJ-Sponsored, February 2018

A New Role for Technology: The Impact of Video Visitation, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2018

Caring for Those in Custody: Identifying High Priority Needs To Reduce Mortality in Correctional Facilities, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017

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Where can I find information on work release programs?
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