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2011
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A Ten-Step Guide to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism
By Fabelo, Tony; Nagy, Geraldine; Prins, Seth. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC); Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Center on the States. Public Safety Performance Project (Washington, DC); Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice. Community Justice Assistance Division (Austin, TX); Travis County Community Supervision and Corrections Dept. (Austin, TX). Council of State Governments. Justice Center (Lexington, KY).
This guide will “help probation officials refocus the agency toward reducing crime and re-offense rates among probationers … [and] provide an action plan for realizing the practices of recidivism reduction” (p. viii). Action is taken over three phases--setting the agenda for change, redesigning department policies and practices, and implementing procedures to ensure quality and monitor progress. The ten steps are: engage and inform key stockholders; review and evaluate current departmental polic... Read More
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2011
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Webinar: Evidence-Based Practices of Community Supervision: Part I, A Focus on Current Issues and Trends in Probation
By Rogers, Shawn; Corso, Deena; Lowe, Nathan; Nagy, Geraldine. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). National Reentry Resource Center (New York, NY); American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) (Lexington, KY).
“The goal of this webinar is to educate community corrections professionals in both adult and juvenile sectors on the current trends of evidence-based practices (EBPs) of probation supervision.” Participants will be able to: understand the core elements of EBPs and probation supervision; discuss the pros and cons of EBPs implementation; recognize leadership qualities that are conducive to using a successful evidence-based approach; and identify at least two practices that they could implement to... Read More
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