This publication from the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution outlines how prosecutors can better serve the needs of those who frequently interact with the criminal justice and other social systems by implementing collaborative and community-centered solutions.
This publication examines how jails across the United States are implementing the Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) model, which is designed to help people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness with access to Social Security Administration disability benefits.
This report examines how a disproportionate number of individuals with serious mental illness become involved in the criminal justice system and identifies needs that represent a strong and diverse agenda that can serve as a foundation for transformational change.
This publication highlights 15 reforms in 19 states implemented over the past two decades that have produced more effective, fiscally sound, and humane policies for people convicted of violent crimes.
This publication shows how “ban the box” policies have increased employment opportunities in neighborhoods with many formerly incarcerated people.
This publication sets forth 10 steps needed to transform the current juvenile justice system into one that both protects public safety and improves outcomes for the young people it serves.
This guide is intended to assist community-based behavioral health providers in their clinical and case management practice when working with people with mental illnesses and substance addictions who are currently involved with or have a history of involvement in the adult criminal justice system.
These recommendations for the 116th Congress highlight six main areas where action can be taken to promote safe communities, ensure the welfare of children, and guarantee a fair and equitable justice system.
This publication provides guidance to help assist state policymakers and practitioners in reforming, implementing, and appropriately targeting commitment law and practice—both inpatient and outpatient—to adults with serious mental illnesses.
This publication shows how West Virginia overhauled its community supervision programs, equipped staff with new skills, and improved the process for making treatment and supervision decisions in order to meet its goal of reducing the number of juveniles in secure facilities by 16 percent by 2020.