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  • Alaska Deputy Commissioner Recruitments

    The State of Alaska, Department of Corrections, is recruiting for two Deputy Commissioner positions. We are seeking a Deputy Commissioner of Institutions which will oversee all aspects of the daily operations of the 12 statewide correctional institutions. This position is responsible for oversight of...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by AAWilkerson on Tue, Feb 16 2016
  • Career Opportunity - King County Community Corrections Director

    Invites Applications for the Position of: Director, Community Corrections Division Apply online at http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs King County is committed to equity and diversity in the workplace. In addition, the county is committed to recruiting and maintaining a quality workforce that shares our guiding...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by mmcknight on Mon, May 11 2015
  • Does EBP with Shaming Work in Community Corrections?

    I'm struggling with the concept of using cognitive behavioral intervention, in addition to a multitude of various other tools in an effort to change behavior, yet we as a society are still calling anyone under supervision an "offender". Labeling and shaming theory is quite common and known...
    Posted to Correctional Research Roundtable (Forum) by jphegger on Thu, Aug 7 2014
  • Legal cases/precedents regarding disciplinary procedures for inmates on home confinement or participating in community corrections programs.

    My department is reviewing and updating our inmate disciplinary procedures and in particular those regarding individuals who are on home confinement or participating in one of our community corrections programs. I have been looking for case law or standards for this but so far have not had much luck...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Sgt Marc Jardullo on Thu, Apr 3 2014
  • Reducing Recidivism

    Reducing Recidivism Evidence from 26 Years of International Evaluations of Reasoning & Rehabilitation Programs D. H. Antonowicz & J. Parker Wilfrid Laurier University Reviews of hundreds of evaluations of offender rehabilitation programs provide evidence that some programs can significantly reduce...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by BobRoss on Sun, Mar 2 2014
  • Conference Announcement

    The Maine Department of Corrections is pleased to host the : 15 th Bi-Annual Adult and Juvenile Female Offender Conference October 6-10, 2013 Holiday Inn by the Bay Portland, Maine Please check out the website at: www.ajfo.org REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Sponsor and Exhibitor registration is also open...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Cynthia Brann on Tue, Jul 30 2013
  • Unspoken Wounds: Breaking the Silence 2013 Conference

    Unspoken Wounds: Breaking the Silence 2013 Conference Register Online at http://www.cviog.uga.edu/jdtr 50% Discount for Volunteers Exhibitor/Vendor Space Still Available See attached announcement for more info! A first-of-its-kind comprehensive, educational, and networking event designed to create synergy...
    Posted to Mental Health (Forum) by jillmays on Sat, May 18 2013
  • Transitional Control programs

    Does anybody know how many states have programs like this one in Ohio? Transitional Control is a program established by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction for the purpose of closely monitoring an offender’s adjustment to community supervision during the final 180 days of his or...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Liz Craig on Mon, Oct 22 2012
  • Validated Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (PREA)

    PREA Standards require screening for risk of victimization and abusiveness. Wh at you are using to satisfy this standard. We have been asked about using the SAVY http://www.dshs.wa.gov/pdf/ms/forms/20_222.pdf . I cannot find where it is validated. Does anyone know? Does anyone use a validated vulnerability...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Kila Jager on Mon, Mar 19 2012
  • 2012 Texas Juvenile Justice Summit

    The 2nd Annual Texas Juvenile Justice Summit will take place in Austin, Texas, June 25 to June 29, 2012. There will be national speakers such as Shay Bilchik former Director of the OJJDP to talk about collaboration and Dr. Linda Dahlberg from the CDC to talk about Violence Prevention. There are also...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by John Kinsey on Tue, Feb 28 2012
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