Category: probation and parole

[Apply Now] American Probation and Parole Association Leadership Institute

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is now accepting applications for its APPA Leadership Institute program for community corrections professionals, offering a 12 month multi-disciplinary curriculum that is a blend of on-site and distance learning. Participants will address competencies critical to successful development as leaders such as: systems thinking, self-assessment, managing internal and external political …

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[Register for Webinar] Thinking for a Change: Expanding & Collaborating on a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Probation

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Learn how the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department successfully expanded its implementation of  Thinking for a Change (a cognitive behavioral intervention program with the National Institute of Corrections) through collaboration with external treatment providers who utilized Medicaid to pay for services. This webinar will focus on how they were able …

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Apply Now: Innovations in Supervision Initiative—Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program, which is funded through the Second Chance Act. The program provides funding for: (1) probation and parole agencies to implement more effective probation and parole practices to reduce …

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Cumberland County, PA Prison Reentry Program Aims to Help Inmates Return to Community

The Sentinel By Joshua Vaughn On any given day more than 400 people reside at Cumberland County Prison. Thousands more make their way through the facility every year. Nearly all will one day return to the local community. That is why the county started a re-entry program in an effort to give those being released …

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End “Stovepipe Approach” to Public Safety, State Officials Told

The Crime Report By Ted Guest To many Americans, “criminal justice reform” means addressing two prominent challenges: reining in abusive police officers or cutting prison populations. This week, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators brought teams from all 50 states to Washington, D.C., to underline the fact that reform means much …

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