Section 6: Reentry
3 Hours

Lecture Topic TOPIC: REENTRY

Learning ActivityLearning Activity: Developing a Comprehensive Case Management Plan

At this point in the training, I would like us to turn our attention to an exercise on developing a comprehensive case plan. Based on what we’ve talked about in this and previous sections—about assessment, treatment, supervision, and reentry—let’s go back to the case studies that we used in our earlier sections to complete the following exercise.

Plan to spend the last few minutes of the activity period preparing for a ten–minute report out to the larger group.

You have all done a tremendous job of identifying ways in which we can tailor our supervision, treatment, and reentry practices to best meet the risk and needs of the individual youth in our case studies. As evidenced by this discussion, it is so important that we look at these cases in a comprehensive and holistic way to ensure that the offender is supervised and treated in ways that help him to successfully manage his behavior in the community.

Use SlideUse Slide #30: Intensive Aftercare Program Model

Before we close, I’d like to mention quickly a formal and promising model for juvenile offender reentry and aftercare that incorporates a number of the things we’ve covered in this section. It’s called the Intensive Aftercare Program (IAP) Model and was developed by David Altschuler and Troy Armstrong about a decade ago.61 It’s designed to promote the successful reentry and aftercare of high risk youthful offenders of all types and includes the following key features:62

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