Projects tagged with Prisoners
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30 Apr 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Prisons, Victims, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Prisoners, Women, Quality of Life
Volume 2 Issue 1 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal includes: Editorial - Liz Morgan How Corrections measures progress towards its 25 percent reducing re-offending target - Peter W. Johnston Review of...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
Restorative Justice is internationally recognised as one of the most powerful tools available to authorities in the justice sector who are seeking to re-empower the victims of crime, and discourage future offending by those who have committed crimes. Previous research in New Zealand showed that 74% of victims...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Prisoners
Most of us know someone who has been affected by crime. The goals of the Department of Corrections (the Department) are to improve public safety and reduce reoffending. This report sets out the findings of a performance audit that focused on the Department's work to reduce reoffending. We wanted to assess...
30 Nov 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Children, Prisoners, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sexuality
Issue two of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on youth offending and includes: Editorial - David Wales Early development and youth offending: Practical implications for intervention with, and reintegration of young prisoners - ...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Research indicates that there exists high prevalence rates of problem gambling behaviour among prisoners in New Zealand regardless of gender (Sullivan, Brown and Skinner,2002; Abbot and McKenna, 2005: Abbot, McKenna and Giles; 2005). The purpose of this study is to understand what problem gambling...
30 Jun 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Housing & Homelessness, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Prisoners, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This is the final report of a three-phased formative evaluation of the Mothers with Babies (MWB) units, undertaken for the Department of Corrections (the Department) from late 2011 to early 2013.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Māori, Prisoners, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Issue one of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal includes: Editorial - Ray Smith An evidence-base for reducing re-offending - Dr Carolina C. Lukkien and Dr Peter W. Johnston Getting the balance right -
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Policy, Prisoners, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
The Offender Population Report (formerly known as the Offender Volumes Report) presents information about the offender population managed by the Department and helps Corrections plan and develop policies relating to offender management and rehabilitation. The report analyses offender volume patterns by age,...
Throughout the last decade the Department of Corrections was faced with the need to accommodate significant increases in the number of prisoners, and to do so cost-effectively. Amongst a number of strategies in response, extending the level of double bunking was pursued over a period spanning 2009-2011. This...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Social Services, Mental Health, Men, Prisoners
A formative evaluation of the 'Tai Aroha' residential community-based programme for high-risk offenders (2012). Since October 2007, the number of community-based sentencing options available to the judiciary increased. This led to an increase in the number of offenders in the community requiring...
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