Apr 21, 2015
Stan Stojkovic, Dean and Professor of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, discussed the topic of prisoner re-entry and the issues that must be addressed for it to be successful within communities. Professor Stojkovic placed particular emphasis will be on the re-entry needs of returning offenders and how an effective re-entry program can be initiated and maintained. He examined the principles of effective prisoner re-entry, along with the role of multiple agencies in producing re-entry outcomes among offenders. He concluded with the major obstacles facing communities when starting a re-entry program.