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Resource Material Series No. 88: Work Product of the 151st International Training Course "Evidence-Based Treatment of Offenders"

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Date Published
December 2012
153 pages
This document is the work product of the 151st International Training Course on the topic of Evidence-Based Treatment of Offenders.
This document was produced by the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute (UNAFEI) for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders. The document is the work product of UNAFEI's 151st International Training Course that was held from May 16 - June 22, 2012, and covered the topic of evidence-based treatment of offenders. The papers published in the document include those from visiting experts and course participants. Topics covered include: Risk/Needs Assessment: From Theory and Methods to Policy and Practice; The Effectiveness, Efficiency and Relevancy of Correctional Programs: A System's Perspective; The Evolution of Evidence-Based Correctional Programs in Canada; Overview of Correctional Programs in the U.S.A.; Designing More Effective Correctional Programs Using Evidence-Based Practices; Evaluating Correctional Programs; The Introduction of Evidence-Based Practice within an Organization Undergoing Transformational Change; Current Evidence-Based Practices in the Singapore Prison Service; Using Evidence-Based Knowledge to Create an Offender Throughcare System; "Reception and Orientation Commission" as a Prison Reform Measure to Improve Offenders' Treatment in Morocco; and Overview of the Correctional Department in Morocco; Evidence-Based Treatment of Offenders: Risks and Needs Assessment and Management Protocol for Offenders in Correctional Services Department of Hong Kong; Overview of the Correctional Services Department of Hong Kong; Risk Assessment of Offenders in Korea For a Successful Evidence-Based Treatment; and Overview Paper Introducing the Korean Correctional System. The final two sections cover two group discussions dealing with Risk/Needs Assessment of Offenders and Evidence-Based Offender Treatment Programs. Appendix