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2013
Document 026880
Implementing the Prison Rape Elimination Act: Toolkit for Jails
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); NIC-12RE05GKJ5.. The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC).
UPDATED 11/26/13: Minor edits. “The goal of this Toolkit is to provide jails of all sizes, political divisions, and geographic locations with a step-by-step guide for preventing, detecting, and eliminating sexual abuse of inmates in their custody – and for responding effectively to abuse when it occurs. Prison rape includes all forms of inmate sexual abuse within a correctional facility, including state and federal prisons, county and municipal jails, police lock-ups, holding facilities, inmate ... Read More
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1 computer file
2012
Document 026833
From Case Management to Change Agent: The Evolution Of 'What Works' Community Supervision
By Bourgon, Guy; Gutierrez, Leticia; Ashton, Jennifer. Public Safety Canada (Ottawa, Ontario).
The development of community corrections officers from case managers to change agents is explained. This transformation is due to the use of cognitive-behavioral techniques. Sections of this publication following an abstract include: “What Works” and community supervision; the evolving work of community supervision officers; what’s critical for the change agent community supervision officer; cognitive-behavioural interventions; from assessment to change plan; the STICS (Strategic Training Initia... Read More
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19 pages
2012
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
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10 pages
2012
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
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11 pages
2011
Document 027194
Division of Community Corrections Study of Probation/Parole Officer Workloads|Legislative Report on Study of Probation/Parole Officer Workloads (Section 19.12 Session Law 2009-451)
By Cuddeback, Gary S.; Gayman, Mathew; Bradley-Engen, Mindy.
This study investigates the workload of probation and parole officers from North Dakota’s Division of Community Corrections. Results are reported for “an analysis of the characteristics of offenders supervised, the distribution of the probation/parole officers’ time by activity type, caseload characteristics, and comparisons to practices in other states. The study findings shall also be used to determine whether the caseload goals established by [North Carolina’s] Structured Sentencing Act [of 1... Read More
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101 pages
2011
Document 027431
Case Consultation Staffing Sheet
The Carey Group (TCP) (Silver Spring, MD).
This form can provide your agency with ideas on how to create “a guide to your discussions with line staff about their management of a particular case”. Information recorded is: offender name; current offense; prior record; offender strengths; risk level; responsivity factors; criminogenic needs; triggers; current case challenge; what was previously tried; and consultation goal.... Read More
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1 page
2011
Document 025566
Case Plans Step by Step
By Carey, Mark. The Carey Group (White Bear Lake, MN).
A process for conducting case planning “which engages the offender, properly targets the needs for intervention, is flexible and adaptable, and used as a form of “contact” between the supervising officer and probationer” is described (p. 1). The steps are: engage the offender; identify risk and criminogenic needs; review sentencing conditions; assess offender motivation; identify offender strengths; identify offender triggers; build the plan; and modify it as needed.... Read More
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2 pages
2011
Document 025681
Community Supervision Workload Considerations for Public Safety
By DeMichele, Matthew T.; Payne, Brian K.; Matz, Adam K.. U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) (Lexington, KY).
Two tools are described that will help the community corrections field become more efficient—a time study template and a workload matrix. “These tools, hopefully, will move the filed past the debate between caseload size and workload” (p. 2). This publication is divided into six parts: the misunderstood community corrections filed—more than evidence-based practices; framing the debate of workload versus caseload issues—the benefits of a time study template and a workload matrix for agencies, the... Read More
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88 pages
2011
Document 026116
Caseflow Management Guide
Michigan State Court Administrative Office (Lansing, MI).
Anyone looking to develop an effective caseflow management plan should read this guide. It explains how to create and improve caseflow management systems. Chapters comprising this publication are: introduction to caseflow management; reasons for managing caseflow; identifying a caseflow management problem; developing a caseflow management plan—components and fundamental elements; case management and information systems—minimum standards, staff responsibilities and types of reports; implementing ... Read More
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63 pages
2011
Document 026228
The Good Lives Model in Practice: Taking Theory to the Coalface of Community Corrections
By Purvis, Mayumi. Good Lives Model.
The use of the Good Lives Model in community corrections is discussed. This presentation takes a look at: the Special Case Management Model (SCMM); the Good Lives Model (GLM) as a framework; case management framework; the Good Lives Model—summary of key principles; the GLM—a twin focus; GLM—primary human goods; operationalizing the GLM; good life; good knowledge; good excellence in play; good excellence in work; good excellence in agency; good inner peace; good relatedness; good community; good ... Read More
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7 pages
2010
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
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143 p.
2010
Document 024633
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
By Livsey, Sarah. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
Those people involved with juveniles under probation will find this fact sheet interesting. Observations made include: one-third of all delinquency cases disposed in 2007 received probation as the most serious disposition; probation can be court ordered or voluntary; most cases placed on probation involved white youth and males; and property offense cases made up the greatest proportion of the population caseload.... Read More
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2 p.
2010
Document 025015
Correctional Assessment, Casework & Counseling
By Walsh, Anthony; Stohr, Mary k.. American Correctional Association (Alexandria, VA).
This book explains the process by which an offender’s antisocial behavior may be corrected. “Correcting antisocial behavior means that some correctional agency or institution is charged with attempting to change undesirable (criminal) behavior to desirable or appropriate behavior while offenders are in custody (jail or prison) or under supervision (probation or parole)” (p. 1). Twenty-two chapters comprise this text: understanding the need for theory; sociological and psychological theories; bio... Read More
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628 pages
2009
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
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17 p.
2007
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
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74 p.
2007
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
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7 p.
2006
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
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66 p.
2006
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
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153 p.
2005
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
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6 DVDs (1188 min.) + 1 CD
1993
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
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47 p.
1991
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
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121 p.
1990
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
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31 p.
1988
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
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43 p.
1983
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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1982
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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