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RECIDIVISM PREVENTION THROUGH PROSOCIAL SUPPORT: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF EMPIRICAL LITERATURE

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Date Issued:
2014
Abstract/Description:
Of the 700 offenders that are released from prison each year, seven in ten will be rearrested. There are a number of barriers face by released offenders that inhibit their successful reentry. These barriers include: mental health illness, limited work experience, lower education, substance abuse, lack of transportation, homelessness and poverty strain of family ties and/or close relationships. This paper explores the impact of social support on recidivism rates through a systematic review of the literature surrounding prosocial support. The implications for social work practice and research are also discussed.
Title: RECIDIVISM PREVENTION THROUGH PROSOCIAL SUPPORT: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF EMPIRICAL LITERATURE.
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Name(s): McDaniel, Kimber, Author
Lawrence, Shawn, Committee Chair
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2014
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Of the 700 offenders that are released from prison each year, seven in ten will be rearrested. There are a number of barriers face by released offenders that inhibit their successful reentry. These barriers include: mental health illness, limited work experience, lower education, substance abuse, lack of transportation, homelessness and poverty strain of family ties and/or close relationships. This paper explores the impact of social support on recidivism rates through a systematic review of the literature surrounding prosocial support. The implications for social work practice and research are also discussed.
Identifier: CFH0004627 (IID), ucf:45279 (fedora)
Note(s): 2014-05-01
B.S.W.
Health and Public Affairs, School of Social Work
Bachelors
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Subject(s): reentry
recidivism prevention
prosocial
social bonds
intervention
education
family strengthening
social ties
social network
social support
visitation
prison
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFH0004627
Restrictions on Access: public 2014-11-01
Host Institution: UCF

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