Supervision and correctional treatment programs before and after release should be prioritized for those individuals who are assessed as being more likely to re-offend.

  • Supervision and correctional treatment programs should assess and address individual address criminal risk factors.
  • Supervision and services should be concentrated during the period directly following release to the community.
  • Correctional programs should incorporate evidence-based instruments and practices and there should be a protocol to certify that correctional programs are delivered with fidelity to models supported by the research.
  • Preparation for release should begin early in the period of incarceration.
  • Each individual should have a comprehensive re-entry plan, developed through a collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach. The plan should address employment, housing, and continuity of care for health, additions, and mental health needs along with supervision conditions and requirements.

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