Community Supervision: Probation and Parole
As an FY2012 Smart Supervision Program grantee, the Court Support Services Division of the Connecticut Judicial Branch joined with researchers from Central Connecticut State University to develop a series of scripts that probation officers can use during routine visits with adults under supervision.
What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse Focus Area: Supervision and Sanctions
Broadly speaking, community supervision holds great promise both as an alternative to incarceration as well as a means of reintegrating people as they transition back to the community. As a result, significant attention has been paid to evaluating its effectiveness in the Supervision and Sanctions section of the clearinghouse.Read More
What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse Focus Area: Case Management and Comprehensive Programs
This section of the clearinghouse provides an overview and examination of key evaluative research of comprehensive and case management programs. These programs provide or link participants to a broad array of services including educational development, employment preparation and skills, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and housing assistance.Read More
A Ten-Step Guide to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism
This guide provides probation leaders with a roadmap to overhaul the operations of their agencies so they can increase public safety in their communities and improve rates of compliance among people they are supervising.Read More