skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


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
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
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
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.