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Author:  Stacy  Calhoun, M.A..

Source: Volume 16, Number 06, March/April 2013 , pp.87-89(3)

Offender Programs Report

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This issue’s literature review summarizes the findings of two important new research studies, including, “Can Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) Work in the United States? Preliminary Results From a Randomized Experiment in Minnesota” by Grant Duwe, in 25(2) Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment (2013) 143–165; and “A Random Study of Staff Training Aimed at Reducing Re-Arrest (STARR): Using Core Correctional Practices in Probation Interaction” by Charles Robinson, Christopher Lowenkamp, Alexander Holsinger, Scott VanBenschoten, Melissa Alexander, and J.C. Oleson, in 35(2) Journal of Crime and Justice (2012) 167–188

Keywords:  Reintegrating Sex Offenders; Community Supervision Skills

Affiliations:  1: University of California, Irvine Integrated Substance Abuse Programs.

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