Outcomes of a Reintegration Program: Comparison of Completers and Dropouts

Melinda Leonard, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

An outcome evaluation is conducted to compare rates of reincarceration, parole violations, employment, housing and family functioning among ex-offenders who either left a reintegration program early, and those who completed. Information is gathered on all clients in one program from case records, a mail survey, and telephone interviews. Findings are analyzed from three theoretical perspectives. Implications of the findings are discussed

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