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Evidence-based practice

Environmental Scan 2011

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Motivational Interviewing in Corrections: A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing MI in Corrections

This guide explains how to implement motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings. 

Implementation of a Contingency Management-Based Intervention in a Community Supervision Setting: Clinical Issues and Recommendations

The contingency management component of a cognitively-behaviorally based substance abuse treatment program in a probation setting is examined.

The Role of Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Evidence-Based “Real World” Community Supervision

The use of Strategy in Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS), a comprehensive model for community supervision, is discussed. 

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). 

The Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision: Risk-Need-Responsivity in the Real World

The application of the risk-need-responsivity (RNR) model of offender rehabilitation to one-on-one supervision of offenders placed under probation is examined.

Evidence-Based Practices and Criminal Defense: Opportunities, Challenges, and Practical Considerations

Guidance is provided to criminal defense attorneys concerning the use of evidence-based practices (EBP).

Topics in Community Corrections, Annual Issue 2008: Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Pretrial Services

This annual issue of Topics in Community Corrections covers the use of evidence-based practices in pretrial services.

Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: Leading Organizational Change and Development

This report describes organizational development (OD) concepts and strategies that foster organizational change and reform.

Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: Collaboration for Systemic Change in the Criminal Justice System

This report explains the use of collaboration to implement an integrated system reform model.


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