In the article, “Escapes From Correctional Custody: A New Examination of an Old Phenomenon,” Mellow and his co-authors sought to establish a new conceptualization of escapes from custody.
In the article, “Desistance for a Long-term Drug-Involved Sample of Adult Offenders: The Importance of Identity Transformation,” Kerrison examined the factors
In the article, “Race, Neighborhood Danger, and Coping Strategies Among Female Probationers and Parolees,” Cobbina examined the extent to which neighborhood crime
In the article, “Juvenility and Punishment: Sentencing Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court,” Kurlychek and her coauthors examined how juveniles in the juvenile justice system were transferred into adult court.
In the article, “The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey,” Nellis looks into the history of juvenile life sentences.
In the book, “A Return to Justice: Rethinking our Approach to Juveniles in the System,” Nellis discusses how the practices of the juvenile justice system differ from the adult system . . .
In the study, “Life Goes On: The Historic Rise in Life Imprisonment in the United States,” Nellis and her coauthors examined the trends in the population of prisoners serving life . . .
In the study, “Short-term effects of sanctioning reform on parole officers’ revocation decisions,” Steiner focused on officer revocation hearings before and after Ohio prisons created the sanctioning policy.
Importance of understanding group differences in offending, punishment and social context.
In the article, “Halfway Back: An Alternative to Revocation for Technical Parole Violators,” Mellow and his co-authors evaluated the impact of a therapeutic parole program called Halfway Back . . .
In the article, “Erasing the mark of a criminal past: Ex-offenders’ expectations and experiences with record clearance,” Chen examined the extent to which record clearance (or expungement) impacted . . .
In the article, “Does the Concentration of Parolees in a Community Impact Employer Attitudes Toward the Hiring of Ex-Offenders?” Armstrong examined the likelihood of whether an employer would hire individuals who
In the article, “Long-term Crime Desistance and Recidivism Patterns – Evidence From the Essex County Convicted Felon Study,” Kurlychek examines data from individuals, who have been out of Essex County prison. . .
The Risk Needs Assessment (RNA) tools are widely used by probation officers but there is a disconnect between administering the tools and using the scores to make decisions.
Sex offenders released under residence restrictions were twice as likely to move three or more times compared to offenders released prior to the legislation.
In the research report, “Final Implementation Findings from the Responsible Fatherhood Reentry Projects,” Fontaine documented the implementation of six fatherhood reentry programs . . .
In the article, “Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. Testing Alternative Measurement Models with Assaultive Misdemeanor Offenders,” Ashford tested different methods of measuring aggression in a group of misdemeanor
In the article, “Validation of the client evaluation of motivational interviewing scale with probation clients,” Armstrong examined the tool of motivational interviewing, an approach found to be effective in support
In, “Protection From Risk: Exploration of When and How Neighborhood-Level Factors Can Reduce Violent Youth Outcomes,” Kurlychek examines protective factors, identified as factors that are positive . . .
In, “Scarlet Letters and Recidivism: Does an Old Criminal Record Predict Future Offending,” Kurlychek and her coauthors study the idea that prior criminal records can predict future crimes.
In, “What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Need: Findings from a Gender-Specific Focus Group Study,” Lane looks at the change in delinquent girl arrests from status offenses and property crimes to increases in assault and
In-prison contact with family members improves the level of support post-release. In-prison contact with children is important to the establishment of post-release involvement with children.
The Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) effectively differentiated between two levels of offender risk/need. Residential facilitates designed to serve youthful offenders.
Probation and parole case managers who receive training and peer coaching show a pattern of reduced recidivism.
FCBIs help promote the long-term success of inmates in the community.
Fathers who lived with children before incarceration and had regular contact with their children during their incarceration were more likely to be involved with their children after release.