Offender Job Readiness and Job Retention
Offender Job Readiness
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Series/Report no.:Institute for Excellence in Justice. Best Practices Tool Kits
Research has shown that ex-offenders have a high risk of unemployment and that an association exists between adult offender unemployment and recidivism. Additionally, offenders’ themselves consider that securing employment is important to maintaining a crime free existence upon release. The following tool-kit highlights key features of 4 programs focused on job readiness training and retention for offenders.