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July 2008 - Thinking About Corrections

Thinking About Corrections

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    Examining the Parole Experience

    New in the Urban Institute's Returning Home series of reports examining the challenges of prisoner reentry is a research brief focusing on the impact of parole supervision. Returning Home on Parole : Former Prisoners' Experiences in Illinois, Ohio, and Texas includes findings regarding the usefulness of parole officers in the transition process, the relationships between parole supervision and employment and substance use, the effect of supervision on reincarceration, and who benefits more...
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    A Trio of Resources Addressing Families

    Newly posted by Ohio's Institute for Excellence in Justice are two best practice tool kits, plus proceedings from a seminar on family relationships. The tool kits are " Family Involvement During Incarceration and Reentry ," and " Incarcerated Parents and Parenting Programs ." Video and presentations are available from the Institute seminar on Coming Home from Prison: Family Matters .
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