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Member Spotlight: Spencer C.

Although quiet at the office, Spencer’s hardwork speaks to the kind of person that he really is. Within just a few years, Spencer has worked as a Deputy Probation Officer and as the Deputy Probation Supervisor. Once he became a Probation Officer, he was diligent in completing all of the required...

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Re-Entry in Alaska- A Grassroots Approach to Reducing Recidivism through Community-Based, Collaborative Re-Entry Programs

Alaska has been making steady strides forward in focusing on initiatives that will help address the alarmingly high levels of incarceration and recidivism rates within the State. In April of 2014, with the passing of Senate Bill 64; Alaska made historical progress by addressing public safety,...

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Prison Reentry: A Tribal Model Managing High Risk Offenders and Offender Reentry

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reintegration Program believes every citizen; even an ex-prisoner is important and capable of change. Launching in 2005, the program began with minimal staff yet provided services towards a better life for ex-prisoners. By 2015, the program had grown significantly and...

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Addressing Responsivity Issues for American Indian/Alaska Native Individuals on Community Supervision

The responsivity principle suggests that an individuals’ characteristics affect how they respond to treatment and interventions. Characteristics such as learning style, personality, culture, gender, education level, etc. should play an important part in choosing which services and interventions...

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Alternatives to Incarceration in Indian Country

This goal of this webinar, coordinated by The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, in partnership with the American Probation & Parole Association and the Education Development Center, is to provide tribal justice agencies with an...

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Enhancing Restitution Collection and Management

This webinar highlights the innovative and award-winning Restitution Court Program in Maricopa County, Arizona, and presenters offer policy and practice ideas to enhance restitution and enforcement in community corrections programs. #collections #judicialsystem #programming ...

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The Role of Community Corrections in Serving Victims

The goals of this webinar are to provide the impact of crime on victims to community corrections officers, list the most common rights of victims as recognized by state and federal regulation, and identify community corrections’ role in the implementation of victims’ rights. #victimsissues ...

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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...