Resource Organizations

American Correctional Association

The American Correctional Association is a multidisciplinary organization of professionals representing all facets of corrections and criminal justice, including federal, state, and military correctional facilities and prisons, county jails and detention centers, probation and parole agencies, and community corrections and halfway houses.

For additional information, contact:

American Correctional Association
4380 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706
301–918–1800
800–222–5646 (toll free)
www.aca.org

American Probation and Parole Association

The American Probation and Parole Association has developed several resources to help jurisdictions respond to the needs and concerns of victims when offenders return to the community.

For additional information, contact:

American Probation and Parole Association
P.O. Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578
859–244–8203
859–244–8001 (fax)
www.appa-net.org

Juvenile Reintegration and Aftercare Center

The Juvenile Reintegration and Aftercare Center promotes best practices in juvenile transition and community aftercare services, provides training and technical assistance to state and local juvenile justice organizations and service providers, conducts and reviews ongoing research, and creates links with other juvenile justice technical assistance and program providers to share information and resources.

For additional information, contact:

Randy S. Thomas, Technical Assistance Coordinator
Juvenile Reintegration and Aftercare Center
859–264–8796
859–264–9957 (fax)
randysthomas@yahoo.com

National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice

The National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice offers transition planning services to help localities develop specific strategies for reintegrating juvenile offenders from secure confinement into the community. These transitional services help youth achieve social adjustment, employment, and educational success after incarceration.

For additional information, contact:

The National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice
University of Maryland
1224 Benjamin Building
College Park, MD 20742
301–405–6462
301–314–5757 (fax)
edjj@umail.umd.edu
www.edjj.org/

National Institute of Corrections

The National Institute of Corrections offers Critical Elements of Successful Aftercare Services training to three- to five-person community teams. In this 36-hour program, participants use an interactive, experiential format to explore principles, elements, and strategies for implementing successful aftercare services for juveniles. Using a six-stage model of aftercare as an example, participants learn how to help juvenile offenders successfully transition from institutional settings to the community.

For additional information, contact:

Leslie LeMaster
National Institute of Corrections
320 First Street NW.
Washington, DC 20534
800–995–6429, ext. 121
llemaster@bop.gov
www.nicic.org


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