Journal article

Case Management in Community Corrections: Current Status and Future Directions

A Day, L Hardcastle, A Birgden

Journal of Offender Rehabilitation | Published : 2012

Abstract

Case management is commonly regarded as the foundation of effective service provision across a wide range of human service settings. This article considers the case management that is offered to clients of community corrections, identifying the distinctive features of case management in this particular setting, and reviewing the empirical evidence relating to the effectiveness of different approaches. It is concluded that models of correctional case management that are clearly informed by the principles of risk, need, and responsivity, and which encourage case managers to form strong and meaningful relationships with their clients, are likely to be the most effective. © 2012 Copyright Taylor..

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