A New Life Reentry Program
The New Life Reentry program will be using the LSI-R assessment tool which stands for the Level of Service Inventory Revised tool. The LSI-R is a widely recognized psychometric instrument rooted in the core principles of effective intervention — risk, need and responsivity (Andrews & Bonta, 1998). It is often used to assess offender risk for recidivism as well as need across many correctional settings. The LSI-R is also used in the identifying the risk and needs of the offender as well as developing the case load for the reentry programs to be able to provide the best preferred services for the offender.
The best transitional program that would benefit an offender would be an educational one. The ability to read and write is essential in forming a good line of communication to get through the parallels in life, and compete with society in the work force to be able to financial stand on one’s own without having to subdue to felonious avenues to support themselves. The program will provide adult basic education so that those whom do not hold a high school diploma may be able to do so by being the chance to obtain their GED. After they have gained their GED, if the offender would like to be able to learn a trade they will have access to vocational training so they can have the ability to gat and maintain employment. Being given the chance to lean skill that is in demand offenders make themselves valuable assets as qualified employees, or even self-employed proprietors of their own businesses. For those whom seek to gain further knowledge beyond their GED they will be provided with college credit earning classes to obtain an Associate’s degree in a variety of fields at the most (CCA, 2013).
For the program to be deemed fruitful the principles of the reentry program so that the need of the offender are being correctly met, and the environment they are going to be...