Officer Wellness and Retention: Promising Practices from Community Supervision Administrators

In 2018, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and the National Reentry Resource Center partnered to better understand challenges facing the community supervision workforce and identify ways to address them. APPA spoke with community supervision leaders from 15 states in interviews that focused on front-line staff recruitment, training, retention, and performance evaluation. This brief summarizes APPA’s findings and presents promising practices from the field.

Megan Foster and Travis Johnson | May 2019 | American Probation and Parole Association and the National Reentry Resource Center
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