The article focuses on the launch of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) to reduce recidivism rates and to improve other outcomes for released inmates in the U.S. SVORI seeks to help states better use their correctional resources to address outcomes along criminal justice, health and housing dimensions. RTI International and the Urban Institute have been funded by the National Institute of Justice to conduct a five-year evaluation of the SVORI programs..
Program director perspectives on implementing reentry programming
Visher, CA., Lindquist, C., & Brumbaugh, S. (2007). Program director perspectives on implementing reentry programming. Corrections Today, 69(2), 92-97.