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Evidence-based practice

Evidence-Based Pretrial Release: Final Paper

This report explains why evidence-based assessment of offenders can help reduce the need for pretrial detention capacity.

Dosage Probation: Rethinking the Structure of Probation Sentences

This document explains how to link the duration of probation supervision to the optimal amount of intervention to reduce recidivism.

Changing Probation Officer Attitudes: Training Experience, Motivation, and Knowledge

The impact of evidence-based training on the level of probation officers’ (POs) knowledge of “what works” in effective interventions and also on the POs’ attitudes about providing better service are examined.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections

This webinar offers practical strategies for improving the implementation process of evidence-based programs and achieving better program results.

7 Keys to “Make EBPs Stick”: Lessons From the Field

This report provides evidence to improve the implementation of evidence-based supervision focused on new training initiatives for staff.

Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness

This paper presents a tool that draws on evidence-based criminal justice practices and strategies for connecting hard-to-employ people to work.

A Summary Checklist of Evidence-Based Drug Court Treatment Practices

This checklist [of 13 elements] is designed to assist in reviewing drug court programs’ treatment services to determine whether they reflect the use of evidence-based treatment practices.

The Bridge to Somewhere: How Research Made its Way into Legislative Juvenile Justice Reform in Ohio: A Case Study|Revised [edition]

The instrumental use of evidence-based research for influencing the passage of reform efforts affecting the juvenile justice system in Ohio is explained.

Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice

This guide explains the process by which an organization can evaluate whether a program is evidence-based.

Behavior Modification 101 for Drug Courts: Making the Most of Incentives and Sanctions

This report explains how to improve outcomes by combining evidence-based substance abuse treatment with strict behavioral accountability.

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