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American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) (Lexington, VA)

A Tribal Probation Officers Guide to Working with Victims

This bulletin is designed to provide tribal probation officers with a brief overview of victims’ rights and tips on the availablity of victim services.

Secondary Trauma: The Personal Impact of Working with Criminal Offenders

This is article covers how and why community corrections officers experience traumatic stress on the job and related efforts to address this problem.

Using Family Mapping Tools to Enhance Outcomes for Tribal Members under Community Supervision

This fact sheet is designed to serve as an overview of two family tools that help people visualize the connections within families and the connections families have to their community: genograms and ecomaps.

Corrections and Reentry: Protected Health Information Privacy Framework for Information Sharing

This resource was designed to enable correctional entities to comply with HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 in the receipt or sharing of PHI.

A Note on HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: Dispelling the Myths about Justice-Health Information Sharing

This brief takes the ten most common myths about justice-health information sharing and explains the realities behind them.

Promising Victim Related Practices in Probation and Parole: Training Curriculum [and] Participant Manual [Lesson Plans and Participants’ Manual]

The goal of this training program is to provide community corrections officers with information on strategies they can use to enhance their interactions with and services to crime victims.

Effective Responses to Offender Behavior: Lessons Learned from Probation and Parole Supervision

This report does a great job in explaining how to effectively combine both sanctions and incentives in probation and parole supervision.

Voice of the Victim: A Perspective Spotlight Issue

This special issue promotes innovative programs, policies and protocols that improve crime victims’ rights and services in community corrections.

Promising Victim Related Practices in Probation and Parole Fact Sheet Series

Access to eight fact sheets “on topics related to crime victims and victims’ needs throughout the community corrections process” is provided. 

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