Family Treatment Court Model Standards Implementation Scale
Directors of Justice Department Science and Research Offices Talk Reentry
Director of the National Institute of Justice Nancy La Vigne, Ph.D., and Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Alex Piquero, Ph.D., discuss important topics, programs and initiatives related to reentry and recidivism.
NIJ Director Nancy La Vigne Discusses Evidence-Based Strategies for Successful Reentry
NIJ Director Nancy La Vigne highlights the importance of evidence-based strategies for successful reentry. This strategy emphasizes the need for tailored and holistic support that starts during confinement and continues after release, with a focus on family involvement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and community supervision.
Just Science Podcast: Just Family Support During Death Investigations
Gender-Based Violence and the Latinx Community
Gender-Based Violence and American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Desistance from Crime: Interventions to Help Promote Desistance and Reduce Recidivism
No single criminal justice agency can promote desistance on its own. Partnerships across state, local, and federal agencies — along with the support of family and community stakeholders — are instrumental in supporting desistance from crime and reducing recidivism.
Law enforcement, courts, corrections, and community supervision agencies play a key role in the desistance process and reducing recidivism.
Improving Outcomes for Child Sex Trafficking Victims, Phase 2: A Rigorous Outcome Evaluation of Love146’s Long-Term Services (LTS) Program
Safe Transitions for Teens: Assessing the Impact of Intimate Partner Transitional Housing on Adolescent Residents
The role of bullying-related policies: Understanding how school staff respond to bullying situations
The roles of housing, financial, and food insecurities in understanding the relationship between childhood neglect and violence in adulthood
Fighting the Enemy Within: Helping Officers Deal With Stress
Synergistic Solution for Children of Incarcerated Parents: Girl Scouts Beyond Bars
Leveraging Technology to Support Prisoner Reentry
Learning from Doing Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program
Reauthorized in 2018, the Second Chance Act (SCA) aims to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for people returning from state and federal prisons, local jails, and juvenile facilities through the provision of federal grants. During this panel, National Institute of Justice-funded researchers will detail two ongoing evaluations of the SCA grant program:
- An evaluation of the effectiveness of the SCA grant program per Title V of the First Step Act.
- A longitudinal examination of the long-term impacts of the SCA program.
The Hidden Costs of Reentry: Understanding the Barriers to Removing a Criminal Record
NIJ hosted a webinar to discuss under-researched aspects of reentry: expungement of criminal records and the impact of those records. This webinar includes a presentation of ongoing research projects examining the impact of legal aid for expungement and past research projects studying the accuracy and permanency of criminal records and the prevalence of collateral consequences of conviction. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.