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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Comparison Table

A comparison table of the results of the WSIPP meta-analysis and program data from several Florida studies/analyses is provided below:

Proven Programs Recidivism Reduction (WSIPP) # of Studies Examined by WSIPP Recidivism Reduction, Florida Studies
(See References)
# of Florida Studies/ Analyses

In-prison therapeutic communities without community aftercare for drug-involved offenders;

and

5.3%

7

 

(F1) 11.2% (Level 3)*

(F2) 15.0% (Level 3)*

(F3) 12.6% (Level 2)*

3

 

Cognitive-behavioral drug treatment in prison

6.8%

8

Drug Treatment in the community

12.4%

5

(F4) 30.6% (Level 4)**

(F5) 32.0% (Level 4)***

(F6) 27.0% (Level 3)*

3

Basic adult education programs in prison

5.1%

7

(F7) 15.8% (Level 3)*

(F8) 13.6% (Level 2)*

2

Vocational education in prison

12.6%

3

(F9) 26.6% (Level 3)*

(F10) 31.8% (Level 2)*

2

PROGRAMS IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Faith-based programs

0.0%

5

Currently working with Urban Institute and FSU on evaluation of FCBI

To Be Done

Work release programs

5.6%

4

Preliminary data show recidivism reduction; study to be completed in 2006

To Be Done

* - Treatment group includes only program completers
** - Study focused on offenders re-arrested and percent given is the expected decrease in re-arrests due to non-residential substance abuse treatment for 90 days or more
*** - Percent given is the percent decrease in new offenses averted due to non-residential substance abuse treatment.  Linster also reported impact for residential substance abuse treatment