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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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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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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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Perspectives 2019 - V43 N3 - Full Issue

The First Step Act of 2018 made wholesale changes to the federal sentencing and correctional system. This is the first law of its kind geared towards reforming the Federal Bureau of Prison. Our latest issue provides a balanced assessment of the First Step Act, reviewing both its strengths and...



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Member Spotlight: Kim K.

Kim Kras is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at San Diego State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2014, following a career as a probation officer with the Missouri Department of...


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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. Download CONTACT HOURS CERTIFICATE for this APPA Webinar! #officersafety/wellness #workplace


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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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Disruptive Truth Bombs about Criminology, Implementation Science, and Organizational Change

You Can’t Read the Label from Inside the Jar: Disruptive Truth Bombs about Criminology, Implementation Science, and Real-World Organizational Change Presenter: Glenn A. Tapia, Director of Leadership and Systems Innovation for the Alliance for Criminal Justice Innovation (ACJI) This raw and...

 2019-04-18 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET