HOME AFFAIRS: Reoffending cut by wider use of community sentences
Saturday 10 May 1997
These programmes are said to include those which teach offenders to restrain aggressive and impulsive behaviour, tackle alcohol or drug problems, or provide skills training and employment.
The consortium argues that: "A rational strategy for reducing reoffending would involve developing plans to extend the most effective forms of community supervision to many more offenders." It proposes a "national curriculum" of the most effective supervision programmes, to be made available to courts all over the country.
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