Kansas’ Juvenile Justice Reform mandates an SCF approach with youth-appropriate sanctions and rewards.
Chester County (PA) has been doing an SCF probation pilot since 2016, and has seen revocations decline by one-third and positive drug tests by four-fifths.
CSG recommends that Pennsylvania enable parole officers to respond to technical violations with SCF sanctions.
SCF may help participants achieve long-term opioid-addiction recovery, as the approach has been shown to reduce substance abuse, recidivism, and incarceration.
In-custody SCF may help enforce correctional facilities’ rules and reduce misconducts.