Teaching a Prisoner to Fish: Getting Tough on Crime by Preparing Prisoners to Reenter Society
Colgan, Beth A. (2012) "Teaching a Prisoner to Fish: Getting Tough on Crime by Preparing Prisoners to Reenter Society," Seattle Journal for Social Justice: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 19
67 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2013
Date Written: November 1, 2006
This article investigates how a return to meaningful prison programs related to education, training, and mental health and chemical dependency treatment are an effective means of reducing recidivism and improving the likelihood of prisoner success upon reentry, using Washington State as an example.
Keywords: prison reentry, treatment, training, rehabilitation
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