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NCJ Number: 134629 Find in a Library
Title: Practical Planning Guide for Community Corrections Managers
Corporate Author: National Institute of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Corrections
Washington, DC 20534
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Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A 7-phase planning model is presented to assist the community corrections manager to be a leader in planning for the criminal justice community.
Abstract: From the manager's perspective, there are several points to consider as the manager works through this model: routine assessment, building in broad involvement and commitment, appointing a project manager, and the project manager's leadership ability. Phase 1 identifies community interests and offender requirements. The manager gathers information that will be used as a foundation for defining the current state. Phase 2 surveys services and resources. Available services and resources that are internal and/or external to the organization are identified. Phase 3 updates the mission, revisiting the purpose of the business, and comparing the information gathered during Phase 1 and 2 with the mission statement. Phase 4 analyzes gaps where intermediate sanctions are selected, developed, or strengthened. Phase 5 creates criteria for evaluation and determines whether the objectives meet the program goals. Phase 6 plans for and takes action, and Phase 7 evaluates the action. 16 figures and 5 references
Main Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Corrections training guidelines
Index Term(s): Correctional planning; Corrections management
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