Decide Your Time

@article{OConnell2016DecideYT,
  title={Decide Your Time},
  author={Daniel Joseph O'Connell and John James Brent and Christy A. Visher},
  journal={Criminology and public policy},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={1073-1102}
}
Research Summary This study used a randomized controlled trial approach with a sample of 400 high-risk probationers to test the hypothesis that a program incorporating principles of deterrence, graduated sanctions, and coerced abstinence would reduce recidivism rates among drug-using offenders. [] Key Method Bivariate and multilevel modeling strategies were implemented. Findings revealed no discernable difference across multiple drug use, probationary, and recidivism measures between those randomized into…

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