Recidivism Rates of Sexual Offenders up to 7 Years Later Does Treatment Matter ?

  title={Recidivism Rates of Sexual Offenders up to 7 Years Later Does Treatment Matter ?},
  author={Kristen M. Zgoba},
This article critically reviews the evidence on sex offender treatment and subsequently provides new estimates on short-term recidivism among sexual offenders released from prison in New Jersey. The sample of male sex offenders is drawn from the Adult Diagnostic Treatment Center (ADTC), New Jersey’s only sex-offender-specific prison, and the general population of nine prisons within the state of New Jersey. The ADTC sample receives treatment while incarcerated (n = 495), whereas no treatment is… CONTINUE READING

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