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Cooperative Agreement - Dosage-Based Probation as an Effective Intervention
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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 16 months beginning in October 2012.

Project Deliverables:

  1. The awardee will develop a monograph that will review all of the current research and publications on the use of a dosage-based probation approach and its effectiveness as an intervention within a criminal justice system. The monograph must meet all requirements for publication and inclusion in the National Institution of Corrections Information Center.
  2. The awardee will develop a comprehensive strategic plan outlining the activities, processes, and objectives that an agency or jurisdiction should complete at (a) the individual case level, (b) the agency level, and (c) the system level to implement dosage-based probation as a risk reduction intervention.
  3. The awardee will produce and submit a protocol for selecting jurisdictions that are best positioned to implement the dosage-based probation intervention strategic plan.
  4. Participate in all planning and progress meetings during the life of the project.
  5. Submit a final report reviewing the project’s activities and accomplishments.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, August 6, 2012.

Posted Wed, Jul 18 2012 3:44 PM by Susan Powell


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