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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By Miller, J. Mitchell, Ph. D.

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Book Id: WPLBN0000075713
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report  
Author: Miller, J. Mitchell, Ph. D.
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Economic & political studies
Collections: Government Library Collection, Government Printing Office
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Publisher: Government Printing Office

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Miller, Ph. D, J. M. (n.d.). Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Excerpt: BTU Basic Training Unit, provides military style regimented boot camp training and intense education and life skills programming CRA : Correctional Recovery Academy Felony: a crime for which the maximum penalty is a year or more in a prison. Misdemeanor: a crime for which the maximum allowable penalty is less than one year in a local jail. Nonviolent substance abuser: inmate who was not convicted of a violent crime and who regularly used drugs and/or alcohol. Parole: supervision required when a prison inmate is released to the community before serving the full sentence probation: sentence imposed by a court thzt involves supervision in the community by a probation department recidivism: rearrest, reconviction or reincarceration for a new offense or for a violation of parole or probation ...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Executive Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 I. The Drugs-Crime Nexus and the National RSAT Initiative . . . . . . . , . . , . . . . . . . . . .7 11. The South Carolina RSAT Program: Overview and History . . . . . . , . . . , . . . . . . . .. 10 The Correctional Recovery Academy . . . Therapeutic Community . . . . . Program Staff. .. ... ... . . . ... ... ... ... Program Participants . Program Implementati ............................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , . . , . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . ... ... 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..17 ................................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . III. Methodology . , . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . , . , . . . . , , . , . . , . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . , .23 Research Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . , , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . , . . . . . .23 Research Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Subject Selection to Treatment and Comparison Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . , . . . . . . . . . , . .24 Specification and Measurement of Program Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 IV. Data Analysis and Findings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . , .27 Sample Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phase I11 Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Program Outcomes Dur 32 Community Supervision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..36 Outcome Measures . . . . . . Predictors of Failure While Under Supervision . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . V. Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . .45 Implications of the Findings . , . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Relevant Research Issues and Barriers , , . . . . . . . . . , . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . , . .46 VI. Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 VII. Other Reference Material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 I I 2 This document is a research report submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice. This report has not been published by the Department. Opinions or points of view expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

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