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Member Spotlight: Tim H.

In July 2019, Tim was elected to serve as the president of the Board of Directors of the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) . He was sworn into office in August 2019 and his volunteer service to the association, in that capacity, will extend through August 2021. During his highly...

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Member Spotlight: Leonor S.

A community member highlighted this contest for me and shared that, “Leonor is a positive source of energy and a resource who understands our young people’s needs and to effectively align resources. She understands family dynamics and community and has always been willing to fill in wherever...

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Working with Tribal Victims

This webinar explores how tribal community corrections officers can communicate effectively with victims and survivors. The webinar explains the impact of trauma on victims of crime and its implications for our communications with them, differentiate between things that should and should not be...

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Maneuvering the Jurisdictional Maze When Planning for Reentry in Tribal Jurisdictions

There are 565 federally recognized tribes that must navigate a jurisdictional maze at many different justice system levels when trying to plan for home reentry for tribal members who have been incarcerated. Unique challenges for tribes exist in several areas, including considerable shortcomings...

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Using Family Mapping Tools to Enhance Outcomes for Tribal Members Under Community Supervision

The role that families play in the lives of tribal members on community supervision—both positive and negative—is important to understand. This fact sheet provides an overview of two mapping tools—genograms and ecomaps—that help people visualize the strengths and resources within families and...


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The Three "R"s of Reentry

Reparative Justice. Relationships. Responsibility. Currently there is a significant amount of attention focused on the large number of offenders who are being released from prison to communities across the country. Leadership and support from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice...


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Ten Things Probation and Parole Agencies Can Do to Commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In recognition of this important campaign, the APPA Victim Issues Committee released “Ten Things Probation and Parole Agencies Can Do to Commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October 2014.” In addition to the top ten things that agencies...


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Engaging Families in Community Supervision Practices: An Evidence-Based Approach to Public Safety

This webinar recording provides community supervision officers an overview of the core components of the Family Support Approach for Community Corrections and tips for how to incorporate the Approach into their supervision practices. Specifically, this broadcast helps supervision officers...