Reentry

Supporting Successful Community Reentry

Even when people receive drug treatment or mental health services in jail or prison, their post-release success often relies on what’s done in the community, including appropriate services, support, and supervision. We offer solutions for accountable reentry.

Here is some of our work in this issue area:

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2016 Report or Paper 90/10 Funding to Promote Health Information Sharing between Correctional Agencies and Community-Based ProvidersThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. It discusses the intersection between information technology, record sharing, the...
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    9010 Funding
Service Focus or Project CJDATS II Research on Clinical Assessment and Use of Information in Criminal Justice SitesWe are researching the role of clinical assessments in reducing drug use and drug-related recidivism among individuals in the criminal justice system, in partnership with TCU's Institute of Behavioral Research and through the Criminal Justice Drug...
Service Focus or Project CJDATS II Research on Universal HIV Testing, Prevention and Education, and Continuity of Care at Illinois’ Decatur Women’s Correctional Center We are examining HIV testing, prevention, and education at a women's correctional facility, in partnership with TCU's Institute of Behavioral Research and through the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies II (CJDATS II) initiative....
Service Focus or Project CJDATS II Research on Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment in Correctional SettingsWe are examining the use of medication-assisted treatment in correctional settings, in partnership with TCU's Institute of Behavioral Research and through the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies II (CJDATS II) initiative. Partner: Texas...
2016 Report or Paper Connecting Youth to Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment Upon Release from DetentionThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to youth, juvenile justice, and behavioral health. It explains how states can expedite the Medicaid application process for youth...
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    Connecting Youth
Service Focus or Project Development of Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) Simulation Tool In partnership with George Mason University’s Center for Advancing Criminal Excellence, we are developing and validating a Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) SimulationTool to assist federal, state, and/or local agencies in accurately assessing treatment...
2016 Report or Paper Health Homes for Justice PopulationsThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. The Affordable Care Act allows states to receive an enhanced match rate for “health home...
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    Health Homes
2016 Report or Paper Home and Community-Based Services for the Justice PopulationThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. The federal Medicaid program permits states to create a tailored set of services for...
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    1915c Waiver
2006 Article, Interview Integrating Prevention, Treatment and Recovery to Support Re-Entry Following IncarcerationArticle published in Prevention Forum (Summer 2006). Noting that the majority of individuals leaving Illinois prisons have alcohol and other drug problems, this article describes how prevention, treatment, and recovery support services can work... link
2014 Facts on Justice Issue 2: Post-Prison Housing and Wraparound Services Linked to Reduced Recidivism
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    FOJ 2014, Issue 2
2015 Facts on Justice Issue 3: Substance Use Disorder Associated with Increased Risk of Death Long After Release from Prison
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    FOJ 2015, Issue 3
2015 Facts on Justice Issue 4: Higher Rates of Recidivism Associated with Prison Crowding
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    FOJ 2015, Issue 4
2014 Facts on Justice Issue 4: Prison-based Drug Treatment and Aftercare Program Linked to Reduced Recidivism, Successful Reentry into the Community
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    FOJ 2014, Issue 4
2016 Report or Paper Leveraging Medicaid Managed Care for Justice PopulationsThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, Medicaid managed care organizations, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. It explains how perationalizing relationships...
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    Leveraging Managed Care
2012 Facts on Justice More Education Linked to Less Recidivism, More Post-Prison Employment
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    FOJ 2012, Fall
2011 Facts on Justice National and Illinois Recidivism Rates Not Budging
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    FOJ 2011, June
2011 Facts on Justice Over 2 Million Formerly Incarcerated Denied the Right to Vote
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    FOJ 2011, October
2011 Article, Interview Parents in Prison: Justice Literacy and Public PolicyArticle published in Reclaiming Children and Youth (Fall 2011, Vol. 20, No. 3). The article describes Illinois' role as a leader in mobilizing communities to transform justice policies that damage the futures of children and families,... link
2011 Fact Sheet, Slides, Support Resource Presentation Slides: Criminal Justice Reform: Issues and Recommendations for CorrectionsSlides presented at a Congressional briefing to introduce a special issue of the Prison Journal (September 2011, Vol. 91), which presented a series articles in which several of the nation's preeminent criminal justice researchers discuss strategic...
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    Slide Presentation
2016 Report or Paper Presumptive Eligibility for Individuals Involved in the Justice SystemThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. Individuals who are released from jail or prison can rapidly be enrolled into Medicaid...
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    Presumptive Eligibility

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