Category: community corrections

Register for Webinar: Community Supervision and Behavior Change—Techniques That Work

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Changing the way a client behaves is an important component of community supervision. This webinar will provide insight into the basics of behavior modification by drawing from current thinking and examples in the field, demonstrating how it can be effectively implemented in community supervision. Presenters will provide practical examples of how …

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American Correctional Association’s 2019 Winter Conference

This conference will provide information on emerging technology and opportunities to develop and improve leadership skills in the corrections field. Examples of workshops include: Reintegrating the Mentally Ill Offender: Review of a New Approach Jail to Community Medication Assisted Treatment—What No One Tells You! Strategies to Increase GED Completions Thinking Outside the Box: Ways to …

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American Probation and Parole Association 2019 Winter Training Institute

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) 2019 Winter Training Institute will provide an interactive learning experience for professionals involved in the community corrections, juvenile justice, and treatment professions. This year’s theme is “A Nation in Crisis: Addressing Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health in our Community.” Through workshops, intensive sessions, guest speakers, and a Resource Expo, the Winter Training …

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Apply Now: “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” Train-the-Trainer Events

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is seeking applications for a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to teach local trainers to deliver its “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” training program. This training program primarily serves community-based criminal justice system professionals, …

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What Works in Reentry Seminar and Livestream

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) What Works in Reentry seminar will focus on the role and importance of institutional and community corrections, and rehabilitative and reentry services in crime prevention and public safety efforts. The seminar will support NIJ and the field in furthering the corrections and reentry research agenda, and advancing the knowledge …

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Tribal Probation Academy Training

The Tribal Probation Academy (TPA), hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the American Probation and Parole Association, will offer training sessions that will take place over three separate weeks from October 15–19, November 12–16, and December 10–14. The TPA is designed to provide comprehensive training to entry-level justice system personnel who are affiliated with …

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Second Chance Act Grantees Use a Continuous Quality Improvement Approach in Corrections and Community Supervision

By the CSG Justice Center Staff Across the country, criminal justice professionals have committed to analyzing drivers of recidivism and implementing evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) that can help to reduce the likelihood of people reoffending. As the corrections and community supervision paradigms shift toward implementing EBPs, there is an emerging need for leaders in …

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How Community Supervision Agencies Can Develop and Implement Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. Many programs struggle to develop and maintain case plans that help their participants reduce their risk for recidivating and advance their goals for recovery. To address this challenge, the …

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Strategies to Engage Employers in Conversations about Hiring Applicants with Criminal Records

This tip sheet from the National Reentry Resource Center offers suggestions on how organizations and agencies that provide support to people who have criminal records—including parole and probation agencies, reentry service providers, and educational and occupational training programs—can engage employers in conversations about hiring people who have criminal records, which will help improve the employment …

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Apply Now: Innovative Responses to Behavior in the Community—Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Innovative Responses to Behavior in the Community: Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision program. Grants will provide funding for state and local parole and probation agencies to help prevent recidivism and reduce crime in their jurisdictions through the use …

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