Could Positive Reinforcement Help End Recidivism?

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp Positive reinforcement is an important part of encouraging a constructive work ethic. Millions of people work hard at their everyday jobs, however, when there’s a lack of constructive criticism, many begin to feel like their work is unappreciated. Instead of increasing morale, an increase of … Read moreCould Positive Reinforcement Help End Recidivism?

How Does Intervention Prevent Recidivism And Does It Work To Prevent Inmates From Going Back To Prison

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp Intervention should be a staple in the lives of those reentering society after serving a sentence. Predictions on the likelihood of recidivism based on various methods of study can definitely show positive results. However, should intervention only focus on those in immediate need? The effort … Read moreHow Does Intervention Prevent Recidivism And Does It Work To Prevent Inmates From Going Back To Prison

The Financial Troubles That Recidivism Doesn’t Solve: The Problems of the Formerly Incarcerated

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp Imagine a man stealing from the grocery store to feed his children. He is caught, serves his time and is later released from prison. In his attempt to follow the correct path, he discovers that no one is willing to give him help or guidance. … Read moreThe Financial Troubles That Recidivism Doesn’t Solve: The Problems of the Formerly Incarcerated

Could College For Convicts Reduce Recidivism?

I was reading an article by Professor Charles J. Reid, Jr. discussing rather education could lower recidivism rates. He references Christopher Zoukis’ book, College For Convicts.  I thought Reid had some great points and I wanted to discuss them here in this post. In College For Convicts, Zoukis suggested that maybe if inmates obtain degrees, … Read moreCould College For Convicts Reduce Recidivism?