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Perspectives 2020 - V44 N2 - Full Issue

We know that working with individuals diagnosed with mental health conditions presents unique challenges, especially for those who are justice-involved. The prevalence and unique needs of the justice-involved mental health population make it an essential topic for discussion. Our newest issue of...



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Tools to Support Remote Client Contact for Community Corrections – Part One

Practically overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced community corrections agencies to fundamentally change their supervision practices to adapt to remote supervision. With the need to adapt swiftly, agencies’ leadership teams have not had the benefit of the methodical process that usually...


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Member Spotlight: Graciela M.

Graciela works in Nogales, Arizona, as an adult probation officer and pre-sentence report writer. She previously worked as a field officer and also on intercounty and interstate cases. Graciela has worked with her department for almost 18 years but, prior to that, she spent three and a half...


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Tele-Supervision and Tele-Work – Where do we go from here?

This is the first installment in a series of short articles and blogs from the APPA Technology Committee on the implications and opportunities community corrections agencies face when entering the domain of tele-supervision and tele-work. While all corners have experienced first-hand the recent...


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Collaborating with Community-Based Agencies to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

Victim and offender are not mutually exclusive. According to official sources, a substantial number of women in prison, jail or on probation supervision reported experiencing physical or sexual abuse prior to their sentence. Because of this, community corrections agencies and professionals are...

CCBASVDV.pdf


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Red Flags: Identifying Victims of IPV under Supervision

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the most prevalent forms of violence in the United States. IPV, also known as domestic or dating violence, cuts across all boundaries of gender, race, age, social class, sexual orientation, and ability, impacting the lives of millions of individuals...

RFIVIPVUS.pdf


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Going Beyond Compliance Monitoring of Drug/Alcohol-Involved Tribal Probationers

This guidance document provides tribal probation personnel with information on working more effectively with drug/alcohol involved tribal members placed on community supervision. It details the important difference between compliance and behavior change and moving beyond just monitoring of court...

GBCMDAITP.pdf