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Community Corrections Virtual Roundtable on the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, more and more community corrections professionals have concerns about how this is currently impacting their work and questions about how it will shape their future. To address those concerns, APPA hosted a virtual roundtable facilitated by Dr. Brian...

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Member Spotlight: Ayesha W

Ayesha W. is a Deputy Probation Officer with the Solano County Probation Department in California. She has been with the Probation Department for over 20 years and is currently assigned to an adult supervision caseload. Ayesha has proven many times over to be the epitome of excellence in...

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Member Spotlight: Michael C.

Michael C. has devoted his professional career to the field of adult probation, and his work has made Maricopa County, AZ, safer. Michael began as a Probation Officer in Maricopa County in 1999. In the next two decades, his hard work led to recognition and promotion until he arrived at his...

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Member Spotlight: Jason M.

Jason began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections in 2010. Since then, Jason has involved himself in numerous opportunities to expand his growth, influence, and knowledge. For example, he has voluntarily supervised sex offender, veteran, and drug court caseloads. He also...

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Do You Know Your ABC's? Achieving Work-Balance

Given that staff are exposed to various types of stress and traumatic events, direct care staff will learn how to sustain a work-life balance in accordance to best practices. #officersafety/wellness #workplace

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Recommendations for Tribal Probation when Supervising Domestic Violence Offenders

This publication is designed to serve as a quick reference guide to community corrections staff in native communities regarding their supervision of domestic violence offenders. This guide is based on the Community Corrections’ Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice, published by...


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Gang Awareness and Assessment in Rural Communities: Implications for Community Corrections

This webinar provides participants with information on identifying substantive gang problems, distinguishing between urban and rural/small town gangs, the benefits of including gang membership in risk assessment, and strategies (e.g., OJJDP’s Comprehensive Gang Model, APPA’s C.A.R.E. Model) for...

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What is the Native Difference? Probation Supervision of Gang Affected Native American Youth

This webinar informs probation officers that supervise gang affected Native American youth about the unique aspect of this particular client. Gangs are a relatively new occurrence on Indian lands but the problem is growing quickly and is creating a significant impact on community safety and a...

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Is it Reasonable A Legal Review of Warrantless Searches of Probationers and Parolees

The learning objectives of this webinar are to define police-probation partnerships, outline applicable federal case law, outline applicable state/local case law, and summarize the impactions of case law on practice. #legalissues #professionaldevelopment #probation #parole ...