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Document 029639
Skills for Offender Assessment and Responsivity in New Goals (SOARING2)
George Mason University. Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) (Fairfax, VA).
"This online training system is set up in a series of five modules that you can review at your leisure. You may log in to access the modules using the username and password that have been provided to you. You will also have access to several worksheets (labeled "Module Resources") that you can use with offenders in various stages of case management. These resources are described in more detail in the modules. We hope that you find this system to be a useful tool for enhancing your case managemen... Read More
Document 026912
Case Management Strategies for Successful Jail Reentry
By Warwick, Kevin; Dodd, Hannah; Neusteter, S. Rebecca. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); NIC-11TO02GKH6. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Urban Institute. Justice Policy Center (Washington, DC).
This brief explains why “it is imperative that jurisdictions use an effective case management process that includes a strong community handoff component, particularly at the moment of release, and that ensures continuity of care between in-jail and community-based programs and services … [and] presents the Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) initiative’s approach to case planning and community handoff” (p. 1). Sections of this publication cover: the TJC initiative and model--a triage approac... Read More
10 pages
Document 026911
The Role of Screening and Assessment in Jail Reentry
By Christensen, Gary; Jannetta, Jesse; Willison, Janeen Buck. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); NIC-11TO02GKH6. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Urban Institute. Justice Policy Center (Washington, DC).
“Consistent with effective correctional practice, jails and their community partners should identify risk levels and criminogenic needs of returning [offender] populations and should focus their resources on individuals with the highest levels of both … This brief presents the two-stage screening and assessment process to determine risk and needs levels that is a core element of the Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) model” (p. 1). Sections of this publication include: the TJC initiative; r... Read More
11 pages
Document 024393
TPC Case Management Handbook: An Integrated Case Management Approach
By Burke, Peggy; Herman, Paul; Stroker, Richard; Giguere, Rachelle. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
“This handbook is designed for teams of correctional and noncorrectional staff at the policy, management, and line staff levels who have been charged with implementing improvements in supervision and case management that support an overall strategy to reduce recidivism and enhance community safety through successful offender reentry” (p.1). Seven chapters are contained in this publication: an overview of the Integrated Case Management (ICM) approach; the critical challenges and strengths of the ... Read More
143 p.
Document 025927
Outcome Evaluation of the Women Offender Case Management Model in Connecticut Probation
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Orbis Partners, Inc. (Ottawa, Ontario).
“The outcome evaluation [for the Women Offender Case Management Model (WOCMM) implemented in Connecticut probation] focuses on determining whether participation in the project reduces future involvement in the criminal justice system as measured by recidivism over a fixed length follow-up period. The outcome evaluation employs a comparison group to determine if participants have more positive outcomes than a group of women with similar characteristics who were not exposed to the model” (p. 1). R... Read More
17 p.
Document 022777
Topics in Community Corrections, Annual Issue 2007: Promising Strategies in Transition from Prison
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
Issue contents are: “Foreword” by Kermit Humphries; “An Overview of NIC’s Transition from Prison to the Community Initiative” by Peggy B. Burke; “Rising to the Challenge of Applying Evidence-Based Practices Across the Spectrum of a State Parole Board” by Sherry Tate and Catherine C. McVey; “Collaboration and Partnership in the Community: Advancing the Michigan Prisoner ReEntry Initiative” by Le’Ann Duran; “Providing Tools for Risk Reduction Case Management in Parole and Community Corrections” by... Read More
74 p.
Document 022781
Providing Tools for Risk Reduction Case Management in Parole and Community Corrections
By Pellant, Keven; Phelps, Margie. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
The Kansas Offender Risk Reduction & Reentry Plan (KOR3P) is described. Sections comprising this article are: the basics; the key of skill development; moving risk reduction into community corrections; and collaboration for progress.... Read More
7 p.
Document 021814
Women Offender Case Management Model
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Orbis Partners, Inc. (Ottawa, Ontario).
The gender-responsive Women Offender Case Management Model (WOCMM) is described. This document covers: the history of the project; philosophy and core practices; process incorporating four core elements (e.g., engage and assess, enhance motivation, implement the case plan, and review progress); preparing for implementation; and evaluation.... Read More
66 p.
Document 022013
Pretrial Case Processing In Maine: A Study of System Efficiency & Effectiveness
By Van Nostrand, Marie; Keebler, Gena; Jablonski, Patrick; Kays, Brian. National Institute of Corrections. Division of Community Corrections and Prisons (Washington, DC). Luminosity, Inc. (St. Petersburg, FL); Maine. Corrections Alternative Advisory Committee (CAAC) Augusta, ME.
An assessment of Maine's pretrial case processing system is provided. This report contains the following sections: introduction; Maine's criminal justice system for pretrial case processing; key system participants (e.g., law enforcement, county jail(s), District and Superior Courts, District Attorney's Office, defense attorney, Grand Jury, pretrial services, and probation services) are described for each county in the state; and Maine pretrial case processing flow chart.... Read More
153 p.
Document 020489
Strategies for Building Effective Work Teams [Satellite/Internet broadcast held on September 12-15, 2005]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This program provides participants strategies for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating work teams within a corrections agency work unit and agency-wide. It covers individual and group leadership techniques, group dynamics, characteristics of performance-based work teams, team-based dialogue, and overcoming organizational barriers to team development, True Colors inventory, and experiential outdoor teambuilding activities.... Read More
6 DVDs (1188 min.) + 1 CD
Document 016075
Community Supervision of the Sex Offender: An Overview of Current and Promising Practices
By Gilligan, Leilah; Talbot, Tom; Carter, Madeline M., ed.. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Violence Against Women Grants Office (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Justice Programs (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); State Justice Institute (SJI) (Alexandria, VA). Center for Sex Offender Management (Silver Spring, MD).
Almost 60% of all adult sex offenders are under some form of community supervision. An exploration of emerging practices and lessons learned in the management of sex offenders at the community level is presented. Contents include:
  • Overview;
  • Sex offenders -- who is being supervised;
  • A shift in perspective -- the victim-centered approach to sex offender management;
  • The central role of collaboration in managing sex offenders in the community;
  • Establishing a framewor... Read More
16 pages
Document 011273
Probation Case Classification and Workload Measures System for Indiana
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Indiana Judicial Center (Indianapolis, IN).
Sections one and two discuss the history of development and mission/purpose of the Indiana case management system. The next three sections address the implementation strategy for a probation department and use of case classification and workload measures. The last section contains case classification and workload measures forms, such as the adult risk assessment instrument, adult risk reassessment instrument, adult needs assessment instrument, and probation workload measures data collection inst... Read More
47 p.
Document 009279
Oregon Case Management System for Community Services: Time Study and Auditing System Design/Implementation
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Oregon Dept. of Corrections. Classification Unit (Salem, OR).
Content includes three documents: Oregon Case Management System Manual; Oregon Department of Correction: Analysis of the 1990 Time Study, produced by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD); and the Oregon Case Management System Project Summary: Final Report, also by NCCD. These studies will be used by the Oregon Department of Corrections to determine staff time needed to supervise various offenders and to develop procedures for an information system.... Read More
121 p.
Document 008927
Colorado Judicial Department Probation Officer Workload Study: Final Report
By Bemus, Brian. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Colorado Judicial Dept. (Denver, CO).
Title of project is "Probation Workload Analysis: Revised Time Study." Results of a study on Colorado probation officer workload are described, with recommendations provided by the author. The author discusses changes in the Colorado Judicial Department's case management system, including the development of intensive supervision, electronic monitoring, drug screening, and interstate compact programs.... Read More
31 p.
Document 007064
Program Guidelines
By Van Keulen, Crestienne. National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance. Adjudication Technical Assistan. Colorado Alternative Sentencing Programs (Colorado).
Guidelines for program administration are presented in seven different areas: program goals and objectives, sentencing guidelines, risk management and insurance, statistics, case management, worksite management, and interprogram transfers.... Read More
43 p.
Document 003899
Workload Measures for Probation and Parole
By Bemus, Brian; Arling, Gary; Quigley, Peter. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Isthmus Associates (Madison, WI); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
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Document 000532
Client Management Classification: An Interviewing and Case Planning System for Adult Corrections Clients - Training Manual
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Pennyslvania Board of Probation and Parole (Harrisburg, PA).
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