• Read our new 5-Key Model report!

    Although there were areas where all study participants experienced additional barriers to well-being and community stability after COVID-19 began, it appears that participation in the 5-Key Model offered some protection.

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  • Announcing the IJRD 2021 Summer Institute!

    EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Learn more about our Summer Institute, designed to help participants conduct intervention research in criminal justice settings July 26-30, 2021! Virtual & in-person options available!

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  • 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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  • Read what study participants say about the 5-Key Model!

    This report presents interviews conducted with 5-Key Model participants who describe their lives and tell stories about overcoming challenges and finding success with the help of the 5-Key Model!

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  • Learn about the impact of the 5-Key Model for Reentry!

    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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  • 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 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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Dissemination

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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covid-19 incarceration and reentry

Report highlights COVID-19 experiences inside & outside prison walls

Associations between Well-Being and Reincarceration

Report details link between increased well-being & reduced reincarceration

New post-traumatic stress program available to law enforcement

New training aims to reduce trauma symptoms among law enforcement officers

https://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/2020/12/31/resiliency-behind-badge-one-kind-training-law-enforcement/4004879001/

Learn more about this exciting new training program!

opioid crisis 5-key model

Learn how the opioid crisis affects 5-Key Model participants

the crime report

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