evidence based practices

December 4, 2018

Motivational Interviewing enhances reentry programs

When individuals are released from prison, jail or are referred to community correctional programs, research states that positive reinforcement and positive role modeling is effective at beginning the change process to pro-social behavior. To that end, GEO Reentry uses evidence-based practices to ensure effective intervention for probationers and parolees transitioning […]
October 2, 2018

‘What Works’ in Corrections: What drives GEO Reentry programming

“What Works” is a term used nationally by correctional agencies in reference to researched principles and practices common to effective public safety and offender programming. What Works research has also identified the offender attributes, “Criminogenic Risks and Needs,” that successful correctional programs must target (Gendreau, P. & Andrews, D.A. 1990). […]
March 30, 2016

Department of Justice announces National Reentry Week 2016

While GEO Care and its GEO Reentry Services division has been delivering reentry services for more than a decade, the importance of these services for offenders has gained public prominence in recent years. The Department of Justice and Attorney General Loretta Lynch recently underscored this by announcing National Reentry Week […]
February 24, 2016

Reentry providers meet to discuss what works

In the largest event of its kind, more than 1,400 federally funded providers of reentry and mental health services convened recently for a pair of overlapping conferences aimed at sharpening efforts to reduce rearrest and reincarceration rates and improve other mental health outcomes for people in contact with the criminal […]