“Evidence Based Practices” (EBP), proven empirical research on reducing recidivism, needs to be applied rigorously to Reentry Court processes and procedures,
The San Francisco Parole Reentry Court has had approximately sixty parole violators enter its program over eight months and no one has been returned to prison.
Research has established that “cognitive behavioral therapies” are the most impactful programs at changing criminal behavior and reducing recidivism.
“Implementing Evidence-Based Practices” published by the Center for Effective Public Policy is the best writing on Evidence-Based Practices in Prisoner Reentry.
BJA has announced a solicitation under Sec. 201 of the “Second Chance” Act for offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders.