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Evidence-based practice

Street-Level Decision Making: Acceptability, Feasibility, and Use of Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Probation

Growing empirical research finds that a correctional system devoted to punishment is ineffective and can produce criminogenic effects.

Using Plan-Do-Study-Act and Participatory Action Research to Improve Use of Risk Needs Assessments

Many community supervision agencies use a risk/need assessment tool (RNA) to assess client risk level, inform case planning decisions, and allocate supervision resources.

How To Use Research in Practice [Webinar]

This webinar will take participants through the steps of evidence based library and information practice (EBLIP) in such a way that you can begin to incorporate EBLIP into your practice right away. The webinar explores specific uses of EBLIP and exploreS how you can incorporate evidence based practice at your own workplace.

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Model Programs Guide (MPG) contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.

Evidence-Based Decision Making Framework

This document “A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems” defines the core principles and action strategies that criminal justice policymakers may employ to reduce the harm to communities caused by crime.

Juvenile Justice System Improvement: Implementing an Evidence-Based Decision-Making Platform (2017)

This report explains how jurisdictions have integrated the JJSIP [Juvenile Justice Systems Improvement Project] and the JJRRI [Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative] into a successful “evidence-based decision-making platform, consisting of validated risk and needs assessment tools,

Effectively Implementing Evidence Based Programs and Services for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System [Webinar] (2017)

This webinar highlights strategies, tools, examples, and best-practice models from across the country that juvenile justice agency managers, staff, and other practitioners may consider in adopting to effectively implement evidence-based programs and services and promote positive outcomes for yout

Community Corrections Academic Resources

The goal of this project is two-fold: (1) to encourage criminal justice educators to recognize the importance of developing curriculum specific to community supervision, distinct from institutional corrections, and (2) to  provide support to college educators and community corrections practitione

From Evidence-Based Practices to a Comprehensive Intervention Model for High-Risk Young Men: The Story of Roca (2017)

Researchers of criminal behavior are taking a more data-driven approach to community corrections.


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