Category: Reentry Essentials

Reentry Essentials: Prioritizing Treatment for Substance Addictions

By The Council of State Governments Justice Center Staff This is the sixth in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. A large proportion of people in the criminal justice system have substance addictions: a Bureau of Justice Statistics study found, …

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Reentry Essentials: The Role of Corrections in Reentry

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the fifth in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Corrections officers meet with Gov. John Hickenlooper at a women’s correctional facility in Denver, Colorado. The primary function of correctional supervision was once seen …

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Reentry Essentials: Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth and Young Adults

This is the fourth in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. By CSG Justice Center Staff Recent efforts among state and local leaders to reduce the number of youth who are incarcerated have yielded impressive results: the national juvenile incarceration …

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Reentry Essentials: A Look at National Progress on the 10th Anniversary of the Second Chance Act

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the second in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Thinking on Reentry Has Evolved President George W. Bush signs the Second Chance Act in April 2008. The Second Chance Act (SCA) was signed …

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Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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