Moral Reconation Therapy—MRT® Research Studies



MRT—Moral Reconation Therapy® is the premiere cognitive-behavioral treatment system used in criminal justice.  Countless individuals have been treated with the method.  Over 200 outcome studies have been published on MRT from various programs.  These studies include MRT outcomes on over 100,000 individuals.


Virtually all research shows MRT treatment leads to lower recidivism, improvements in personality variables, enhanced treatment compliance, and higher staff satisfaction.


An extensive list of scholarly articles can be found by clicking here.


Follow the links below for PDFs of MRT related studies:



For Whom Are Treatments for Criminal Recidivism Effective? Moderator Effects From a Randomized Controlled Trial of Justice-Involved Veterans



Investigating Emotional Intelligence Among a Sample of Clients Enrolled in Moral Reconation Therapy for Substance Use Treatment



20 year study



Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Toolkit Technical Report



Moral Reconation Therapy: Efficacy and Predictors of Dropout



International Journal of Offender

Therapy and Comparative




Meta-Analysis of Moral Reconation Therapy®

Recidivism Results From Probation

and Parole Implementations



Review Of One- to Three-Year Recidivism Of Felony

Offenders Treated With MRT In Prison Settings



A Quantitative Review of Structured, Group-Oriented, Cognitive-Behavioral Programs for Offenders



Recidivism Outcome Research On Moral Reconation

Therapy® In Prison-Based Therapeutic Communities: A Comprehensive Review



Outcome Study on the Tennessee Prison for Women



Effects of Moral Reconation Therapy® on Female Felony Offenders in a Prison-Based Therapeutic Community



Treating Juvenile Offenders and At-Risk Youth With MRT: Comprehensive

Review of Outcome Literature



Treating Youthful Offenders with Moral Reconation Therapy®:

A Recidivism and Pre- Posttest Analysis



The Effect of Moral Reconation Therapy® on Adolescents in a Group Home Setting



Virginia Adult Treatment Courts: Cost Benefit Analysis 2012


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