FREE ACCESS: Juvenile Justice Interventions: System Escalation and Effective Alternatives to Residential Placement, an
FREE ACCESS: Service Needs for Incarcerated Adults: Exploring Gender Differences
FREE ACCESS: Findings of a Formative Evaluation of a Transitional Housing Program for Forensic Patients Discharged into the Community
Aim & Scope
The Journal of Offender Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal presenting empirical research and critical analyses of criminal justice program policies, practices, and services. The journal serves as a professional resource for practitioners, educators and researchers who work with individuals involved in the criminal justice system and study the dynamics of rehabilitation and individual and system change. Original research using qualitative or quantitative methodology, theoretical discussions, evaluations of program outcomes, and state of the science reviews will be considered. A primary journal focus is the use of research to inform and improve correctional policies and practice, and articles clearly defining the theoretical and empirical basis for program models and establishing connections between research findings and needed interventions and series. Programs and services for correctional populations residing in prison, as well as in the community, are examined.
The range of topics included in the journal is broad and encompasses alternatives to incarceration; community reentry and reintegration; alcohol, substance abuse and mental health treatment interventions; services for correctional populations with special needs; recidivism prevention strategies; educational and vocational programs; families and incarceration; culturally appropriate practice and probation and parole services.
Peer Review Policy:
All review papers in this journal have undergone editorial screening and peer review.
Publication office: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 530 Walnut Street, Suite 850, Philadelphia, PA 19106.