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January 2006    /   Parole /   Pretrial /   Probation

What Works in Reducing Recidivism?

by University of St. Thomas Law Journal

Summary of the risk, need, treatment (responsivity), and fidelity principles, followed by a review of two large-scale studies in Ohio—one involving residential programs and one involving community-based programs—that demonstrated the correlation between adherence to these principles and changes in recidivism rates.

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