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Evidence-based practice

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.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections: The Principles of Effective Intervention

This report describes what the principles of effective evidence-based intervention are.

 

Evidence-Based Practices Implementation for Capacity (EPIC)

This is a great article regarding the statewide implementation of evidence-based correctional practice. 

A Framework for Pretrial Justice: Essential Elements of an Effective Pretrial System and Agency

This document informs the discussion on bail reform and pretrial justice of an effective pretrial system.

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division coordinates consulting services (technical assistance), specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.

Evidence-based Practices (EBP)

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is the objective, balanced, and responsible use of current research and the best available data to guide policy and practice decisions, such that outcomes for consumers are improved.

Reducing Recidivism in Massachusetts with a Comprehensive Strategy

This policy brief provides information for Justice Reinvestment leaders to propose changes to increase focus on recidivism reduction and results.

The Reentry of Formerly Incarcerated Persons: Key Accomplishments, Challenges, and Future Directions; A Report on the National Reentry Symposium: Promising Practices and Future Directions

A summary of the DOJ, BOP and NIC's co-sponsored National Reentry Symposium: Promising Practices and Future Directions from September 2015.

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