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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

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  • Program Closeout Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January 2010-March 2012,  BJA-Sponsored, December 2012, NCJ 245573. (15 pages).

  • Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, April-September 2012,  BJA-Sponsored, 2012, NCJ 245572. (11 pages).

  • PREA: What You Need to Know (Inmate Education Facilitator's Guide),  BJA-Sponsored, February 2014, NCJ 245427. (35 pages).

  • Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA),  BJA-Sponsored, January 2014, NCJ 245428.
    PDF (Instructor Manual)   PDF (Participant Manual)   PDF (Presentation Slides)    

  • Guidelines for the Successful Transition of People with Behavioral Health Disorders from Jail and Prison,  BJA-Sponsored, November 2013, NCJ 244447. (43 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • 'Cultural Shift' Is Among Findings of Second Chance Act Evaluation,  NIJ, December 2013, NCJ 244147.

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