The NHSC helps provider organizations recruit and retain qualified health care providers through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, which helps primary care providers pay off their student loan debt in exchange for serving at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site.
NHSC recently received 5 million for future NHSC Loan Repayment Program awards that expands and improves access to quality opioid and substance use disorder treatment in rural and underserved areas.
Though researchers found these mentoring services did not have a significant impact on recidivism, the study did shed some light on which programmatic practices may lead to better outcomes.
It is worth noting that the erosion of effects is something found in studies of mentoring for many other youth groups and across program settings and is not a unique phenomenon for programs serving juvenile offenders.Center on Addiction has spent more than 25 years conducting research and finding the most effective strategies to combat addiction. 07/16/18 The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services today announced the expansion of the Morning Star II residential addiction treatment facility for women and children.Research addressing the remaining questions [which related to mechanisms of program effects, moderators of program effects, and program reach, implementation, and sustainability] was extremely limited and thus did not provide a sufficient basis for conclusions. We know what needs to be done, and we know we need to do it together.Furthermore, the authors suggest that programs striving to influence criminal justice outcomes “target relevant behaviors (e.g., impulsivity, negative attitudes, antisocial peers)” and “work with youth to change their antisocial thinking and behaviors and apply social learning principles to teach youth new prosocial skills.” Most recently, the National Mentoring Resource Center’s Research Board reviewed the evidence for juvenile and young adult reentry mentoring programs specifically.