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Member Spotlight: LifeSafer

APPA is happy to announce a new Corporate Member, LifeSafer. LifeSafer is one of the pioneers in the ignition interlock industry and has been a national leader in the space for nearly thirty years. Lifesafer’s work began in 1991 and since then they have provided more than one million clients...


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Member Spotlight: San Bernardino County Probation

John Mata shares how SBCProbation’s drug diversion program helped him get through the addiction cycle and how an SBCProbation officer gave him resources and motivation. Watch this video to see how John found direction in his life and created his own success story. #controlledsubstances


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Research Says: Best Practices in Assessment, Management, and Treatment of Impaired Drivers

In 2010, there were 1.4 million drivers arrested for driving under the influence. Probation and parole departments can face unique challenges in assessing risk levels for these individuals and determining the most appropriate type of supervision to minimize the risk of a re-offense. This webinar...


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Working with Female DWI/DUI Justice-Involved Individuals: A Supervision Guide

This Guide highlights some of the available research regarding female-responsive practices and strategies that can help bring about pro-social changes in women who are placed on community supervision for Driving While Intoxicated/Driving Under the Influence (DWI/DUI). It was developed to help...

WWFDJI.pdf


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Underage Drinking: Intervention Principles and Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections

The community corrections field, specifically probation and diversion, performs an important role in the EUDL program in both prevention and intervention when dealing with underage drinking offenders. Community corrections professionals can work closely with judges, attorneys, and other justice...

UDIPPGCC.pdf


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South Dakota Intensive Methamphetamine (IMT) Program

This document summarizes the technical assistance provided to the Intensive Methamphetamine Treatment (IMT) program in South Dakota; one of the three sites chosen to receive technical assistance by the American Probation & Parole Association, with funding from the Bureau of Justice...

SDIMP.pdf


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State Court Administrator’s Office – Colorado Division of Probation Services

This document summarizes the technical assistance provided to the Colorado State Court Administrator’s Office, Division of Probation Services; Colorado is one of the three sites chosen to receive technical assistance by the American Probation & Parole Association, with funding from the...

SCAO.pdf


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Screening for Risk and Needs Using the Impaired Driving Assessment

In 2008, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration provided funding to the American Probation and Parole Association to develop an instrument that can increase the probability of identifying a DWI offender’s risk of engaging in future conduct of impaired driving, and to help...

SRNUIDA.pdf



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Predicting Repeat DWI: Chronic Offending, Risk Assessment, and Community Supervision

Chronic drunk driving continues to be a significant problem in our society. Although this is a reduction from previous years, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and others are working further to reduce this number. From funding by NHTSA, the American Probation and...

PRDWI-DRAFT.pdf