This report explains why the current probation officer to supervisor ratio (7:1 span of control) should not be increased to a higher level due to significant impacts on the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in the Community Based Correctional System in Iowa.
Information system parole probation
The Importance of a Low Span of Control in Effective Implementation of Evidence Based Probation and Parole Practices
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.
This guide is intended to provide tribal probation personnel with information on how the screening and assessment process can facilitate and promote offender accountability and long-term behavior change.
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.
The utilization of motivational interviewing (MI) by probation officers is explained.
The utilization of a web-based RCMS) by the NYC Department of Probation to send judges offender reports prior to sentencing hearings is described.
This publication explains the principles behind MI and advice for applying MI in their everyday dealings with offenders in the community.
This bibliography describes workforce development problems faced by community corrections, probation, and parole agencies.