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  • Does correctional education impact recidivism rates?
    The Correctional Education Association (CEA) completed a study called Three State Recidivism Study, ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

  • What is the average educational level of incarcerated offenders?
    A comparison of the educational attainment of State and Federal prison inmates, jail inmates, and pr... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2011

  • What is a therapeutic community?
    In general, therapeutic communities (TCs) are drug-free residential settings that use a hierarchical... Read More
    Last Updated: June 29, 2012

  • Where can I find information about drug treatment programs in correctional facilities?
    General information on drug treatment programs in correctional facilities is available on the Correc... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I learn more about addressing the issues of mentally ill offenders?
    The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in coordination with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 21, 2014

  • Where can I find information about correctional health care?
    Information about correctional health care can be found on the the Corrections: Health section of ou... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I learn more about health care for elderly offenders?
    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) report, Correctional Health Care: Addressing the Needs o... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Are statistics available on inmates with HIV?
    Statistics on inmates with HIV infections can be found in the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) pub... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I locate resources to assist in the development of correctional industries?
    The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has developed several publications that address the implement... Read More
    Last Updated: March 14, 2012

  • Where can I learn more about faith-based programs in corrections?
    The Faith Based and Community Initiatives in Corrections section of the National Institute of Correc... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2011

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