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DOCCR Validation Study of the Research Institute on Addiction Sefl-Inventory (RIASA)

This study looks to determine the validity of the Research Institute on Addiction Self-Inventory (RIASI) in risk screening DWI offenders.

Drug Courts’ Effects on Criminal Offending for Juveniles and Adults

The objective of this review is to systematically review quasi-experimental and experimental (RCT) evaluations of the effectiveness of drug courts in reducing recidivism, including drug courts for juvenile and DWI offenders.

Performance Measurement for Justice Information System Projects

The crafting of performance measures and those for criminal justice information sharing are discussed.

Is This a Good Quality Outcome Evaluation Report? A Guide for Practitioners

This guide is designed to introduce and explain the key concepts in outcome evaluation research in order to help practitioners distinguish between good and poor quality evaluation reports.

Return on Investment: Evidence-Based Options to Improve Statewide Outcomes--July 2011 Update

An overview is presented of findings (as of July 2011) regarding programs and policies that improve outcomes in Washington.

NPC Research Reports & Publications

NPC Research provides quality social services evaluation, policy analysis, research, and training.

National Institute of Corrections and DC Pretrial-Measuring What Matters-DC Public Safety

National Institute of Corrections and DC Pretrial-Measuring What Matters-DC Public Safety

Performance Based Measurement System: What Really Counts in Corrections! [Satellite/Internet Broadcast held September 14, 2011]

This program provides information about the nationwide automated Performance-Based Measures System (PBMS). 

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.

Offender Workforce Development Services Makes an Impact

Results are presented from an ongoing evaluation project on the effectiveness of offender workforce development (OWD) services.


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