• Explore IJRD's Metrics & Impact

    Browse a compendium describing all of IJRD's metrics and impact since we opened our doors in 2018!

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  • New 5-Key Model Report released!

    Preliminary findings suggest that participation in 5-Key Model services increases individual's well-being and reduces their likelihood of reincarceration at 8 and 15 months post-release.

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  • New training series designed for law enforcement officers!

    Learn more about how law enforcement officers can notice their stress warning signs and manage stress in ways that go beyond the traditional instruction of “make time to exercise and get plenty of sleep.”

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  • New training series designed for non-profits and NGOs!

    Learn how your non-profit can learn to identify funding, write grant proposals, collect high-quality data, conduct a program evaluation, develop new programs, and collaborate with researchers!

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  • Join us as Research Faculty for Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice!

    We are hiring a 12-month research faculty position to implement, supervise, contribute to, and oversee our research project projects! Link to the position description and apply on the FSU careers website

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  • Support Data-Driven Criminal Justice Reform in 2021!

    Learn more about areas of giving and how your gift can make a difference in the lives of justice-involved individuals and families.

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  • Learn about individuals' experiences of COVID-19 during incarceration & reentry

    Few studies have documented the COVID-19-related experiences of incarcerated and recently released individuals. Read our report to learn how these individuals have been affected by the pandemic.

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  • Report details the opioid-related experiences of criminal justice involved individuals

    Learn how reentry is a high-risk time for individuals who use opioids in this 5-Key Model analysis from Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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  • Learn about our Data-Driven Solutions to Policing Reform

    Drawn from a recent Congressional Briefing, click to read our data-driven policy recommendations to achieve equity throughout the criminal justice system

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  • Learn how our work at IJRD examines equity and effectiveness in criminal justice reform

    One of our primary goals at IJRD is to ensure that people do not experience the system differently based on race, socioeconomic, or behavioral health status – read about what steps we take every day to reach this goal.

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Research & Clinical Services

We provide applied research design and implementation expertise to identify state-of-the-art practices by simultaneously delivering clinical services while researching their effectiveness.

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Adaptive Technology Practices

We are an innovation lab of ground-breaking virtual, mixed reality, and artificial intelligence technology applications for behavioral interventions, policy simulations, research, and training.

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Professional Training Services

We provide knowledge and expertise to create and facilitate customized trainings, amplify organizational functioning, optimize programs and service delivery, and ensure program effectiveness.

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We rapidly translate research findings to academic and non-academic stakeholders to catalyze the adoption of our scientific discoveries into policy and practice. 

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Associations between Well-Being and Reincarceration

Report details link between increased well-being & reduced reincarceration

covid-19 incarceration and reentry

Report highlights COVID-19 experiences inside & outside prison walls


Learn more about this exciting new training program!

New post-traumatic stress program available to law enforcement

New training aims to reduce trauma symptoms among law enforcement officers

the crime report

Read how COVID-19 intensifies reentry - for better or worse

opioid crisis 5-key model

Learn how the opioid crisis affects 5-Key Model participants