We know that treatment is more cost-effective (and compassionate) than punishment. But what we should really be talking about is good treatment.
Nearly one third of offenders released from jail in Allegheny County will be re-arrested within one year. It is not known how effective treatment programs are at improving outcomes and reducing recidivism among for justice-involved individuals. Renewal Treatment, Inc. (RTI) is a community corrections organization in Allegheny County, PA. RTI […]
Developing performance measures for prison mental health services In 2012, Pennsylvania earned the dubious honor of being among the 10 states with the largest imprisonment rate increases in the US. A 2013 Pennsylvania State Prison study found that 6 of 10 inmates paroled from Pennsylvania prisons were arrested again within 3 […]