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Evidence-based practice

Cooperative Agreement - Evidence Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems: Implementation Strategy for Sustainability and Scaling Up

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, to build the capacity of Evidence Based Decision Making implementation teams and develop a strategy for scaling up practice to additional counties within the states of Indiana and Wisconsin.

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)

Lipsey, Mark W., Catherine H. Conly, Gabrielle Chapman, and Shay Bilchik

Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) (Washington, DC)

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.

Evidence-Based Decision Making

Information on NIC's initiative "A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in State and Local Justice Systems."

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: Quality Assurance Manual

This manual provides a simple and straightforward approach to implementing evidence-based practice.

Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Recidivism: Implications for State Judiciaries

The reduction of recidivism by state judiciaries utilizing six principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) is explained.

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