Offending behaviour programmes in the community: The effects on reconviction of three programmes with adult male offenders

@inproceedings{Palmer2007OffendingBP,
  title={Offending behaviour programmes in the community: The effects on reconviction of three programmes with adult male offenders},
  author={Emma J. Palmer and James J. McGuire and Juliet Hounsome and Ruth M Hatcher and Charlotte A L Bilby and Clive R. Hollin},
  year={2007}
}
Purpose. This study presents the findings of an evaluation of the effect on reconviction of three general offending behaviour programmes in the English and Welsh Probation Service with adult male offenders. Method. The study employed a quasi-experimental design comparing the reconviction rates of three groups: offenders who were allocated to and completed a programme, offenders allocated to a programme but failed to complete, and a comparison group. Results. The main finding from the analyses… CONTINUE READING

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