Category: SCA grantees

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 …

Continue reading

Second Chance Act Spotlight: Jamel Bonilla, Lowell, Massachusetts

By CSG Justice Center Staff When Jamel Bonilla (pictured left) was released from the Middleton House of Correction, he knew what he needed most to stay out of prison. “I needed work,” Bonilla said. “I needed money.” Bonilla was sentenced to 18 months in the Essex County, Massachusetts, correctional facility with four years of probation …

Continue reading

Register for Webinar: Developing 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 Date: Tuesday, Oct. 10 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET Adults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery provided a framework for prioritizing supervision and treatment resources for …

Continue reading