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date: 18 October 2019

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This article discusses management of and programming for offenders and delinquents using an evidence-based perspective. It notes that these two strategies can help reduce future criminal behavior and activities. It examines the changing correctional perspectives,—including the rehabilitation model and the justice model—its impact on US corrections, and the reasons for these changes. This article also uses meta-analyses and systematic reviews in order to study the effectiveness of these different types of programs.

Keywords: management, programming, delinquents, offenders, correctional perspectives, rehabilitation model, justice model, US corrections

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