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The Neglected "R" – Responsivity and the Federal Offender

This paper describes an empirical investigation of the presence of responsivity factors among offenders under federal post-conviction supervision.

Diverting Youth at Probation Intake: The Front-End Diversion Initiative

This brief covers the FEDI effort in Texas to divert youth with suspected mental health needs away from juvenile justice processing.

Short-Term Jail Confinement (Quick Dips) Efficiency

The efficacy of using quick dips, 2-3 day confinement in jail, as a swift and certain response for first time violation of probation is explained.

Secondary Trauma: The Personal Impact of Working with Criminal Offenders

This is article covers how and why community corrections officers experience traumatic stress on the job and related efforts to address this problem.

Analysis Summary: Short-Term Jail Confinement (Quick Dips) Efficacy

This analysis covers supervision compliance outcomes of quick dips in response to probation non-compliance.

Using Family Mapping Tools to Enhance Outcomes for Tribal Members under Community Supervision

This fact sheet is designed to serve as an overview of two family tools that help people visualize the connections within families and the connections families have to their community: genograms and ecomaps.

Statewide Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation

<p>This report is a thorough systematic scan of the U.S. to determine the extent to which risk assessment tools have been adopted across the country.</p>

What Works and What Doesn’t in Reducing Recidivism with Youthful Offenders

This report is an introduction about how to effectively reduce youthful offender recidivism

Reducing Incarceration for Technical Violations in Louisiana: Evaluation of Revocation Cap Shows Cost Savings, Less Crime

This report shows how limiting the incarceration time of first-time probation or parole violators to 90 days is more effective and cheaper.

Addressing Responsivity Issues with Criminal Justice-Involved Native Americans

This article explains how the responsivity issues of Native American (NA) individuals can be effectively addressed.

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