evidence-based programming

March 3, 2020

Annual report indicates positive behavioral outcomes for in-prison program participants at Clark County Detention Center

An annual outcomes report released by GEO Reentry Services indicates that the company’s in-jail treatment programming at the Clark County Detention Center (CCDC) in Las Vegas, Nevada, is delivering positive behavioral outcomes for program participants, including reduced recidivism risk, lowered criminal thinking and increased sensitivity to victims. Between August 1, […]
February 18, 2020

New report indicates GEO Reentry service centers help curb recidivism in Illinois

A new study released by GEO Reentry Services indicates that, for Illinois parolees, reentry service centers (RSCs) are more effective at reducing recidivism than traditional parole supervision. The study, titled “Programming that Reduces Recidivism: The Positive Impact of Reentry Service Centers in Illinois,” was completed with the cooperation of the […]
May 21, 2019

Evidence-Based Practices Combined With Program Fidelity Produce Reliable Reentry Transition Programs

While evidence-based practices (EBP) are held as the “gold standard” in criminal justice reentry practices, the long-term success of a program using EBP depends on whether those practices are continuously measured and assessed long after implementation. Criminal justice researchers have found that community transition programs designed with integrity can only […]
December 27, 2018

GEO Reentry uses anger management classes to address criminal behaviors

Anger is at the root of many criminal behaviors, such as domestic violence, abuse, vandalism and other violent offenses. That’s why at GEO Reentry, we help probationers and parolees in our residential and non-residential reentry programs, as well as offenders in our jail and prison programs, address the root cause […]
December 20, 2018

Wichita DRC hosts ceremony for 27 graduates

The Wichita Day Reporting Center, a non-residential reentry center run by GEO Reentry Services, hosted a transition celebration on Oct. 5 for 27 probationers who recently completed the center’s intensive reentry program. Participants graduated with tools to help them successfully transition back to their communities. The Wichita DRC provides substance […]
December 11, 2018

Parenting classes help GEO Reentry participants achieve stability

GEO Reentry uses evidence-based programming in its reentry programs to empower probationers and parolees with the tools they need to succeed. To help program participants with children achieve familial stability, participants in both residential and non-residential GEO Reentry centers have access to parenting classes. These classes foster learning and skill-building […]
November 2, 2017

Erie Outpatient hosts graduation ceremony for participants

Erie Outpatient in Philadelphia celebrated its second graduation ceremony for participants who completed the drug and alcohol treatment program offered at the non-residential reentry service center on Sept. 29. The 14 participants who graduated from the six-month program of outpatient treatment for substance abuse were parolees referred from the Pennsylvania […]
October 26, 2017

New Jersey residential reentry centers volunteer for Arm in Arm

Residents of Columbus House and Albert M. Bo Robinson Assessment & Treatment Center volunteered with Arm in Arm of Trenton, New Jersey, in August for a day of outdoor gardening. The residents put down soil and planted seeds for the community-based organization that operates a garden for local food pantries. […]
February 3, 2015

New Jersey to expand drug treatment services

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced plans to expand New Jersey’s drug treatment services while streamlining the way the services are accessed in an effort to help those with substance abuse issues get the help they need. Christie, in his January State of the State address, said the state […]
January 20, 2015

Pennsylvania DOC working to connect individuals with reentry services

As a part of Pennsylvania’s initiative to reform the state’s criminal justice system, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has launched an interactive map designed to connect individuals with the state’s reentry services. The map allows users to search for resources in their area, with PDOC officials hoping the ease of […]