Community Supervision: Probation and Parole
The primary function of correctional supervision was once seen as control and custody; however, corrections agencies have increasingly come to recognize that focusing on rehabilitation and planning for reentry are fundamental to their missions to increase public safety.
Second Chance Act Grantees Use a Continuous Quality Improvement Approach in Corrections and Community Supervision
As the corrections and community supervision paradigms shift toward implementing evidence-based practices and programs (EBPs), there is an emerging need for leaders in the field to ensure accurate application of EBPs throughout the workforce and improve how staff monitor program outcomes.
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.
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