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Management & leadership skills

The Reality of Being a First-time Manager

The first-time manager often doesn't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor.

Facing Challenges as a First-time Manager

New course! High expectations are often placed on a new manager. Along with these expectations comes the pressure to prove you are capable of being the boss and managing people effectively.

Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems

EBDM is a method of applying empirical knowledge and research principles to justice system decisions made at the case, agency, and system level.

Evidence-Based Decision Making: Victim Service Provider User's Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to prepare VSPs [victim service providers) to become part of an EBDM [Evidence-Based Decision Making] policy team.

Identifying Core Competencies and Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) for Jail Leaders: Methods and Outcomes

The process by which it was determined what knowledge, skills, and abilities jail leaders should have in order to be successful at their jobs is explained.

Putting the Pieces Together: Practical Strategies for Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

This manual is designed to be used both as a checklist of key management concepts and as a reminder of important organizational issues that need to be addressed to achieve positive public safety outcomes in an evidence-based environment.

Executive Training for Newly Appointed Juvenile Facility Directors [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]

This 36-hour training program targets skills needed to effectively lead a juvenile corrections or detention facility.

The Mindful Supervisor: Cognitive Principles in Staff Supervision

This training program explains qualities and skill building for first time correctional supervisors.

Group Facilitation Skills for Trainers

This 16-hour course explores the skills needed in leading group participants to achieve specific learning goals

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