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How can I get information on incentives and sanctions / contingency management?

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Rewards and sanctions, or contingency management programs, are based on the theory of operant learning, which explains that human behavior is learned through the consequences that result from our actions. Behaviors that result in positive consequence will be repeated. Therefore, behaviors that are reinforced or rewarded are more likely to increase, and behaviors that are punished are more likely to decrease over time.

Revision of Probation Violation Guidelines Update

Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission, 2017

List Incentives And Sanctions

National Drug Court Resource Center, 2017

An Evidence-Based Approach to Promoting & Enforcing Compliance with Conditions of Probation Supervision

Center for Sentencing Initiatives/National Center for State Courts, 2017

Administrative Sanctions Sanctioning Grid

Oregon Department of Corrections, 2017

Monetary Sanctions in the Criminal Justice System: A review of law and policy in California, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington

Alexes Harris, Beth Huebner, Karin Martin, Mary Pattillo, Becky Pettit, Sarah Shannon, Bryan Sykes, Chris Uggen, and April Fernandes, April 2017

Development of Utah's Incentive and Response Matrix Year 1 Report

Hickert, Audrey O., Kort C. Prince, Erin B. Worwood, and Robert P. Butters, 2014

Get Smart About … Rewards and Sanctions: The Facts about Contingency Management

National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 2013

Document ID: 027244

Adaptability of Contingency Management in Justice Settings: Survey Findings on Attitudes Towards Using Rewards

Murphy, Amy, Anne Giuranna Rhodes and Faye S. Taxman, 2012

Contingency management (CM) is widely recognized as an evidence-based practice, but it is not widely used in either treatment settings or justice settings. CM is perceived as adaptable in justice settings given the natural inclination to use contingencies to improve compliance to desired behaviors.

Utilizing Behavioral Interventions to Improve Supervision Outcomes in Community-Based Corrections

Wodahl, Eric J., Brett Garland, Scott E. Culhane, and William P. McCarty, 2011