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Desistance From Crime: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice

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Through recent investments in desistance research, NIJ commissioned a series of six papers from innovative and thoughtful scholars whose work provides a renewed focus on desistance for criminal justice scholars and system stakeholders.

During this webinar, the authors will present and discuss key themes from each of their papers, which cover the following topics: defining and measuring desistance, biosocial factors and their influence on desistance, the effects of incarceration on the desistance process for individuals who chronically engage in criminal activity, applying desistance concepts to correctional programing and policy, applying international perspectives of the desistance process to the U.S. context, and pathways to desistance for juveniles and adults.

Date Created: September 23, 2021