Tag: reentry

Study Shows Heightened Risk of Domestic Violence After Family Member’s Release from Incarceration

Study Shows Heightened Risk of Domestic Violence After Family Member’s Release from Incarceration

New Rutgers–Camden research shows that intimate partner violence against a spouse or partner has an alarming rate of occurrence following the release of an individual from incarceration.

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Reintegration Barriers Lead to Poorer Physical and Mental Health for Formerly Incarcerated, says Research Study

Reintegration Barriers Lead to Poorer Physical and Mental Health for Formerly Incarcerated, says Research Study

Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to an eye-opening new Rutgers University–Camden study.

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NJ-STEP Program a “Prison-to-Prosperity Pipeline” for Former Inmates

NJ-STEP Program a “Prison-to-Prosperity Pipeline” for Former Inmates

Rutgers–Camden students chart a path to success via the New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons Consortium (NJ-STEP) program.

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Poor Physical or Mental Health Increases Chances of Recidivism and Reincarceration, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Poor Physical or Mental Health Increases Chances of Recidivism and Reincarceration, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

A new Rutgers–Camden study advances a health-based model of desistance showing how both mental and physical health affect the chances of maintaining employment and positive family relationships, and ultimately recidivism.

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