Anger Management

DOWNLOAD Changed for Good has been created with the help of an earlier Anger Management curriculum and piloted for several years in a jail.  Changed for Good is biblically-based, skill-based and implements evidence-based practices established by the National Institute...

Anger Management Changed for Good: Student Guide

DOWNLOAD Changed for Good has been created with the help of an earlier Anger Management curriculum and piloted for several years in a jail. Changed for Good is biblically-based, skill-based and implements evidence-based practices established by the National Institute...

Collateral Consequences June 2019

More than 620,000 people are released from federal and state prisons each year and return to their communities. This substantial number is nearly equivalent to the population of Boston annually. While these and other individuals have already served their prison or...

Enhancing Rural Reentry Through Housing Partnerships

DOWNLOAD Family Justice initiated the project “Housing Partnerships to Enhance Reentry Outcomes” in response to rural community corrections officers grappling with housing families involved in the criminal justice system. Time and again community corrections officers...

Intro to Board Policies Manual

DOWNLOAD A Board Policies Manual (BPM) is the “one voice” of a board of directors that defines for the organization and for itself what on-going policies make the most sense today. It is updated regularly (usually at every meeting) because the world changes. It’s...

Jail Reentry Round Table Initiative

DOWNLOAD Over the past five years, there has been substantial momentum around the issue of prisoner reentry. It is now well known that some 650,000 prisoners return from state and federal prisons each year, facing a myriad of challenges and high recidivism rates. At...

Keys to Federal Benefits Access

DOWNLOAD Increasingly, policy makers and the media have urged reconsideration of the size of our prison population and examination of alternatives to incarceration, particularly for those convicted of less serious offenses. Many, including Governor Cuomo, have urged...

Managing the Challenges of Sex Offender Reentry

DOWNLOAD The release of individuals from prisons to communities is a practice that has long been fraught with systemic challenges and one which evokes considerable public concern. As a result, inrecent years, prisoner reentry has become the focus of a number of...

Reentry 2015 Issues–Future

DOWNLOAD In July 2015, President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal correctional institution. Just two months later, Pope Francis met with men and women incarcerated in Philadelphia’s largest correctional facility. Perhaps it is not a...

Reentry Matters: Second Chance Act 10th Anniversary Edition

DOWNLOAD The National Reentry Resource Center and the CSG Justice Center released. This toolkit is designed to “serve as a roadmap for identifying issues related to the education of delinquent youth during placement and when they are released and reintegrated...

Reentry Report Alaska

DOWNLOAD The ReEntry Manual includes nine Steps to successful reentry, and is designed to function as both a teacher’s guide and inmate workbook, with space to take notes, checklists to gauge reentry readiness and worksheets to create resumes, budgets and spending...

Reentry Skills Building Handbook

DOWNLOAD Remember that planning for your release needs to start immediately, not just a week before you are scheduled to leave. Reentry starts on your first day of incarceration and everything you do during your incarceration should be focused on increasing your...

Reentry TIP SHEETS for Women

DOWNLOAD The series, Reentry TIPSHEETS for Women, is designed to help correctional staff and other supportive stakeholders, who are working with women during the pre-release planning process and during reentry to address their needs as they transition to the...

The Cattle Call of Reentry: Not all Processes are Equal

DOWNLOAD With budget crunches capturing the attention of state and local governments,the affordability of long prison (jail) sentences is being questioned. Stateshave taken daring steps to use early release tactics, with the expectations thatsuch moves will both save...

The Elected Official’s Toolkit for Jail Reentry

DOWNLOAD Every year, millions of people are released from incarceration, and the vast majority—about 9 million individuals—exit from local jails. Within this population, recidivism rates are high, resulting in a damaging cycle of incarceration, release, and...

What Works in Residential Centers Monographs

DOWNLOAD This is the first in a series of reports about the practice of performance-based contracting for residential reentry centers (RRCs) for Federal offenders. This study probed the nature of theservices provided in RRCs and whether they meet the overall goals of...

Your Money Your Goals

DOWNLOAD Many people feel overwhelmed by their financial situations, and they often don’t know where to go for help. You’re in a unique position to provide that help. The people your organization helps already know you and trust you, and in manycases, they’re already...