Faculty News

Nancy WolffCredit: Nick Romanenko, Rutgers University
Nancy Wolff, Director of the Center for Behavior Health Services and Criminal Justice Research

“A report issued today by a group of experts led by a Rutgers University corrections policy expert sets forth new best practice guidelines for how New Jersey’s agencies work with halfway houses, including the push for accountability and a rewards model based on performance.

The report, “Halfway from Prison to the Community: From Current Practice to Best Practice,” includes 11 recommendations, the result of three roundtable discussions held at Rutgers by 19 educators, advocates, policymakers and corrections practitioners between August and November 2012.

 

“When states contract out for such services, they should make absolutely clear what they expect those services to be and how they expect them to..."

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