Research Report Case-Managed Reentry and Employment
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Lessons from the Opportunity to Succeed Program
Shelli B. Rossman, Caterina Gouvis Roman
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The Opportunity to Succeed (OPTS) program was designed to reduce substance abuse relapse and criminal recidivism by providing comprehensive, case-managed reentry services to felony offenders who had drug offense histories. This article describes how a process and impact evaluation of the multisite OPTS program illuminates the importance of employment and related services for returning prisoners.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Corrections Reentry and community supervision
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center