Community corrections agencies serve more than half of the corrections population but are generally underfunded. The need to manage increasing caseloads with diminishing resources has driven the field of community corrections to embrace innovations designed to improve the delivery of services.
Leveraging Technology to Enhance Community Supervision: Identifying Needs to Address Current and Emerging Concerns (2019)
This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services.
This manual provides a simple and straightforward approach to implementing evidence-based practice.
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.
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.
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.
These highlights cover federal resources available to community corrections and criminal justice agencies