Offender Drug Abuse and Recidivism

Offender Drug Abuse and Recidivism

An Access to Recovery Program

eBook - 2010
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Seredycz tracks 434 offenders of a federally funded Access to Recovery (ATR) program coordinated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and a jurisdiction identified as Lake City. He examines offenderOCOs reduction of alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA), recidivism and barriers to reintegration. Self-reported high-risk drug offenders had a higher likelihood of program failure and criminal activity. Offenders who voluntarily remained in treatment were more successful remaining abstinent and more likely to desist from criminal activity. Faith-based programming was not found to be an effective predictor in increasing treatment outcomes nor, reducing an offenderOCOs likelihood of recidivism. Case managers play a significant role in determining an offenderOCOs success in AODA treatment and likelihood of being incarcerated."
Publisher: El Paso [Tex.] : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2010.
ISBN: 9781593326524
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 170 pages).
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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