reentry program

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 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 4, 2018

GEO Reentry uses positive reinforcement in reentry programming

Behavioral change doesn’t happen overnight, and there are many components that contribute to a lasting transformation within individuals. An evidence-based practice that is central to our programs is positive reinforcement, which is used to boost self-esteem and self-confidence while encouraging specific pro-social behaviors. Positive reinforcement is shown through a variety […]
October 31, 2017

Talbot Hall Residential Reentry Center focuses on vocational services

Vocational training is a critical element of successful reentry. Talbot Hall in Kearny, New Jersey, is a residential reentry center that proudly carries on its tradition of providing vocational training to residents with the introduction of two new resident seminars that took place this summer. The assessment and treatment center […]