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Community-based corrections

Intelligent Justice: Balancing the Effects of Community Sentences and Custody

While this report addresses the problems with the impact of austerity on the prison system in the United Kingdom, it offers a valuable source of information on how to combat budget cuts in correctional spending.

Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections

This bulletin describes ten guidelines to help professionals develop a plan for screening underage drinkers, respond, and provide treatment.

Environmental Scan 2012

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Realigning Justice Resources: A Review of Population and Spending Shifts in Prison and Community Corrections

This report examines whether expected shifts in population and spending in corrections have been realized.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals Under Community Corrections Supervision

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals under community corrections supervision.

The Role of Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Evidence-Based “Real World” Community Supervision

The use of Strategy in Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS), a comprehensive model for community supervision, is discussed. 

Environmental Scan 2010

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: A Case Study of Successes and Challenges in Maine

The integration of evidence-based principles, organizational development, and collaboration is investigated.

State of Recidivism: The Revolving Door of America’s Prisons

This report seeks to elevate the public discussion about recidivism, prompting policy makers and the public to dig more deeply into the factors that impact rates of return to prison, and into effective strategies for reducing them.

Putting the Pieces Together: Practical Strategies for Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

This manual is designed to be used both as a checklist of key management concepts and as a reminder of important organizational issues that need to be addressed to achieve positive public safety outcomes in an evidence-based environment.

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