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Community-based corrections

Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons (2017)

This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: Quality Assurance Manual

This manual provides a simple and straightforward approach to implementing evidence-based practice.

Evidence-Based Practice: Principles for Enhancing Correctional Results in Prisons

This paper will provide prison staff with information to enhance their mananagement of female prisons.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: The Principles of Effective Intervention

This report describes what the principles of effective evidence-based intervention are.

 

Myths & Facts - Using Risk and Need Assessments to Enhance Outcomes and Reduce Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

This package includes a one-page list of myths and facts along with a research-based supporting document.

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division coordinates consulting services (technical assistance), specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.

Myths & Facts - Why Incarceration Is Not the Best Way to Keep Communities Safe

This paper includes a list of myths and facts along with a research-based supporting document to show the effectiveness of community corrections.

An Opinion Survey of the Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Where the Community Corrections Field Is Going and What It Needs to Get There

This is a survey of those in community corrections. Results show support for innovation, systems change, collaboration and training.               

CCCN LIVE National Forum Discussion [Webinar]

These highlights cover federal resources available to community corrections and criminal justice agencies

Community Corrections and the Justice Reinvestment Act

This covers budget overview, significant legislation, the changing role of probation officers, programs for probationers, and reinvestment and results.

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