November 19, 2019

GEO Reentry Centers Host Multiple Fall Graduations

At the heart of GEO Reentry programs are cognitive skills building practices that focus on treatment issues in a systematic, progressive fashion. These issues include confronting beliefs, attitudes and behaviors; assessing relationships; reinforcing positive behavior and identity formation; enhancing self-concept; decreasing frustration levels; and developing higher stages of moral reasoning. […]
October 9, 2018

What is case management for reentry programs? GEO Reentry Services describes system

When probationers, parolees or pretrial service defendants are referred to community centers for reentry services, case management is a critical element for stabilizing the individual as they prepare for community integration. GEO Reentry’s reentry centers rely on a strong case management system that guides the participant through the program. This […]
September 10, 2013

Former California corrections official: AB 109 can help reform criminal justice

Tom Hoffman, former Director of the Department of Adult Parole Operations for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, recently wrote an article for California Forward arguing that AB 109 presents the state with a unique opportunity to reform the criminal justice system for the better. Hoffman said the legislation, […]
July 2, 2013

States aggressively reducing prison populations nationwide

All across the country, states are exploring alternatives to detention as a way to reduce high prison costs and populations that have swollen over the last couple of decades. Legislators in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Kentucky, South Carolina, South Dakota, Arkansas, Hawaii, Connecticut, New York and others have begun looking […]