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Reducing Recidivism Through a Seamless System of Care: Components of Effective Treatment, Supervision, and Transition Services in the Community  

Author:  Faye S. Taxman.

Source: Volume 02, Number 03, May/June 2002 , pp.33-37(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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This article presents a model for improving the delivery of substance abuse treatment, testing, and sanctions for offenders to improve client outcomes. The integration is a key concept to ensure that the criminal justice and treatment systems are focused on reducing recidivism; in other words, they agree to a common goal to achieve both public safety and public health needs.

Keywords:  best practices

Affiliations:  1: University of Maryland.

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