U.S. Department of Justice

Work Product of the 151st International Training Course: “Evidence-Based Treatment of Offenders”

Publication year: 2012 | Cataloged on: Jun. 13, 2013
ANNOTATION: This Training Course covers “various issues that relate to the evidence-based treatment of offenders. This issue contains papers contributed by visiting experts, selected individual presentation papers from among the participants, and the Reports of the 151st.” Contents of this volume are: Visiting Experts’ Paper. “Risk/Needs Assessment: From Theory and Methods to Policy and Practice” by Dr. Laurence Louis Motiuk (Canada) ; “The Effectiveness, Efficiency and Relevancy of Correctional Programs: A System’s Perspective” by Dr. Laurence Louis Motiuk (Canada); “The Evolution of Evidence-Based Correctional Programs in Canada” by Dr. Laurence Louis Motiuk (Canada); “Overview of Correctional Programs in the U.S.A.” by Dr. Edward James Latessa (USA); “Designing More Effective Correctional Programs Using Evidence-Based Practices” by Dr. Edward James Latessa (USA); “Evaluating Correctional Programs” by Dr. Edward James Latessa (USA); “The Introduction of Evidence-Based Practice within an Organisation Undergoing Transformational Change” by Mr. Timothy Hee Sun Leo (Singapore); “Current Evidence-Based Practices in the Singapore Prison Service” by Mr. Timothy Hee Sun Leo (Singapore); and “ Using Evidence-Based Knowledge to Create an Offender Throughcare System” by Mr. Timothy Hee Sun Leo (Singapore). Participants’ Papers. “Reception and Orientation Commission” as a Prison Reform Measure to Improve Offenders’ Treatment in Morocco” by Mr. Abderahim Rahouti (Morocco); “Overview of the Correctional Department in Morocco” by Mr. Abderahim Rahouti (Morocco); “Evidence-Based Treatment of Offenders: Risks and Needs Assessment and Management Protocol for Offenders in Correctional Services Department of Hong Kong” by Mr. Chun-kit Lawrence Chow (Hong Kong); “Overview of the Correctional Services Department of Hong Kong” by Mr. Chun-kit Lawrence Chow (Hong Kong); “Risk Assessment of Offenders in Korea — For a Successful Evidence-Based Treatment” by Mr. Jong-won Yoon (Republic of Korea); and “Overview Paper Introducing the Korean Correctional System” by Mr. Jong-won Yoon (Republic of Korea). Reports of the Course. “Risk/Needs Assessment of Offenders” by Group 1; and “Evidence-Based Offender Treatment Programme” by Group 2.
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