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Monahan, Lynn Hunt; Monahan, James J.; Gaboury, Mario T.; Niesyn, Patricia A. – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2004
A 40-hour education program covering the impact of crime on victims and their families was offered to sentenced offenders in a statewide prison system. Questionnaire responses from 339 males, ranging in age from 21-45 years, were examined. Results indicated that the program increased knowledge of victim rights, facts of victimization, and…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Victims of Crime, Correctional Education
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Daley, Marilyn; Love, Craig T.; Shepard, Donald S.; Petersen, Cheryl B.; White, Karen L.; Hall, Frank B. – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2004
Over the past two decades, the criminal justice population in the US has grown by over 200%, most of this due to an increase in drug-involved offenders. Although there is good evidence that prison-based substance abuse treatment programs can be effective in reducing rearrest, few cost-effectiveness studies have been conducted. Using data from the…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Correctional Institutions, Program Effectiveness, Drug Education