Special Feature: Community Corrections - Additional Resources

Publications

Cross-Site Evaluation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2011 Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2018
Evaluation of Seven Second Chance Act Adult Demonstration Programs: Impact Findings at 30 Months
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2018
A Hopeful Approach: Understanding the Implications for the HOPE Program (Web article)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2017
Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Increasing Community Corrections' Capacity
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2017
A Hopeful Approach: Understanding the Implications for the HOPE Program
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2017
Mentoring as a Component of Reentry: Practical Considerations From the Field
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, June 2017
Second Chance Act Adult Offender Reentry Demonstration Projects Evidence-Based Practices: Prosocial Behavior Change Techniques
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2017
Guidelines for the Successful Transition of People with Behavioral Health Disorders from Jail and Prison
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, January 2017
Community-Based Responses to Justice Involved Young Adults
National Institute of Justice, September 2015
Tribal Probation Officers Guide to Working With Victims
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, July 2015
Use of Valid Actuarial Assessments of Risk and Needs
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, November 2014
Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways To Solve America's Correctional Challenges
National Institute of Corrections, August 2014
Resource Package for Paroling Authorities on Offenders with Mental Illness and/or Substance Use Disorders
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2014
Case Study: New York City Department of Probation's Federal Partnership Efforts
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, July 2014
Screening for Risk and Needs Using the Impaired Driving Assessment
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2014
Evidence-Based Strategies for Working with Offenders
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, April 2014
NIJ Study of Second Chance Act Finds "Cultural Shift" Among Probation and Parole Officers
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2014
Implementing the Recommendations of the National Symposium on Pretrial Justice: The 2013 Progress Report
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, March 2014
Replicating HOPE: Can Others Do It As Well As Hawaii?
National Institute of Justice, March 2014
Going Beyond Compliance Monitoring for Drug and Alcohol-Involved Tribal Probationers
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, February 2014
Dosage Probation: Rethinking the Structure of Probation Sentences
National Institute of Corrections-Sponsored, January 2014
Access to Transportation and Outcomes for Women on Probation and Parole
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways to Solve America's Correctional Challenges
National Institute of Corrections-Sponsored, 2014
Gang Member Reentry: Probation and Parole Perspectives
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, 2014
Managing Drug-Involved Offenders
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Prisoner Reentry, Parole Violations, and the Persistence of the Surveillance State
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2014
Unsecured Bonds: The As Effective and Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2013
Risk-Needs Responsivity: Turning Principles Into Practice for Tribal Probation Personnel
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2013
Policy Implications of Police-Probation/Parole Partnerships: A Review of the Empirical Literature
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, June 2013
Evaluation of the Second Chance Act (SCA) Adult Demonstration 2009 Grantees
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2013
Innovation in the Criminal Justice System: A National Survey of Criminal Justice Leaders
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2013
Pretrial Risk Assessment 101: Science Provides Guidance on Managing Defendants
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, April 2013
Predicting Recidivism Risk: New Tool in Philadelphia Shows Great Promise
National Institute of Justice, February 2013
Delivery of Pretrial Justice in Rural Areas: A Guide for Rural County Officials
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, January 2013
Paroling Authority Self-Assessment Toolkit
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2013

See the Parole and Probation Publications and Pretrial Release and Services Publications sections of the NCJRS site for additional publications.

Related Resources

Action Partnerships to Enhance Victim Services in Community Corrections
Through this project, the Council of State Governments/American Probation and Parole Association partnered with the Office for Victims of Crime and local, regional and national victim organizations and community corrections agencies to advance crime victims’ rights and services by increasing public awareness of the role community corrections plays in addressing victims’ rights and in providing more effective services to our nation’s crime victims.
Community Corrections Collaborative Network (CCCN)
Supported by the National Institute of Corrections and meeting twice per year, the CCCN serves as the forum to develop and work emerging issues, activities and goals of the community corrections field.
CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices, including programs and practices related to the community corrections field.
National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
The NIC website contains a library of resources for parole and probation professionals. Also see NIC's Community Services Division page for additional information and resources specifically for community corrections personnel.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Community Corrections
The Community Corrections section of the NIJ site presents information about and links to NIJ-supported research on a variety of topics and areas that impact the community corrections field.
National Parole Resource Center (NPRC)
Funded in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), NPRC is a national initiative that underscores the critical role that paroling authorities play in the American criminal justice system.
National Reentry Resource Center
Sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections agencies working on prisoner reentry.
Pretrial Justice Institute
Funded in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the core purpose of the Pretrial Justice Institute is to advance safe, fair, and effective juvenile and adult pretrial justice practices and policies that honor and protect all people.
Reentry Special Feature
The NCJRS Reentry Special Feature contains a compilation of publications and related websites that focus on the reentry of formerly incarcerated individuals to the community.
Swift Certain Fair Resource Center
The Swift Certain Fair Resource Center supports state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions and agencies in implementing swift and certain sanctions in community corrections. The Center provides resources and materials, and free training and technical assistance to eligible programs.
United States Parole Commission
The mission of the United States Parole Commission is to promote public safety and strive for justice and fairness in the exercise of its authority to release and supervise individuals under its jurisdiction.
U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services
The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System carries out probation and pretrial services functions in the U.S. district courts.
Working with Victims of Crime: An Integrated Approach for Community Supervision Professionals
Developed as part of a National Institute of Corrections initiative, this online guide provides a comprehensive overview of available information on victims' rights and services. It is informed by the work of advocates, academics and community corrections professionals.

See the Parole and Probation Related Links section of the NCJRS site for additional resources.

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