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Community corrections training

This videoconference provides Information regarding the National Institute of Corrections' transition initiative and model. The transition model assists not only offenders released to community supervision, but also releasees who have served their full sentence. Topics covered include:

  • History of transition;
  • OJP Going Home overview;
  • Key trends;
  • Transition principles;
  • Collaboration promotion;
  • What works;
  • The NIC Transition Model;
  • Examples of the NIC Transition Model;
  • Examples of pilot programs in Oregon and Missouri;
  • Bnefits and impact of the model;
  • And action motivation.
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These two role-played scenarios can be used in training or skill coding sessions as examples of:

  • 1) A traditional probation supervision session
  • 2) A supervision session during which the probation officer uses motivational interviewing skills.


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Two Probation Officer/Offender Contact Sessions (PO 1 & 2) [Motivational Interviewing] Video

This program addresses behavior health care services for offenders under community supervision. Topics include: mental illness and its impact on individuals in community corrections; special issues with behavioral managed care in criminal justice; the history and components of managed behavioral healthcare and what has not worked; what constitutes good managed behavioral healthcare; legal issues and liabilities related to behavioral health care and community corrections; collaborative strategies for service providers and community corrections; and the role of the mental health care supervisor.

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