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How to Prevent Prisoner Re-Entry Programs From Failing: Insights From Evidence-Based Corrections

Volume 70 Number 3
December 2006

Inmates reentering the community are at risk for many barriers, including securing employment and housing, obtaining treatment, and resolving family difficulties. The authors examine whether the re-entry programs being proposed and implemented address these barriers adequately, and outline strategies for heightening the likelihood that programs will "work."