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Circles of Support and Accountability
Circles of Support and Accountability
Classroom

Circles of Support and Accountability are a research supported restorative practices designed to hold high-risk offenders accountable and provide support through a group of committed volunteers and professionals. The model is designed to involve community volunteers in the risk management process regarding high risk/needs offenders. The circle is comprised of a person released back to the community (i.e., the “core member”) and between three and five community volunteers.

Comprehensive Approach to Offender Management
Comprehensive Approach to Offender Management
Webinar (Watch Now) | Recorded on Jun 18, 2020

Gain an overview of the comprehensive approach to offender management. Discuss the fundamental principles of this approach including victim centeredness, public education, specialized knowledge and training, monitoring and evaluation, and collaboration. These fundamental principles will provide you with a guide for how offender management should be directed, what strategies should be implemented, and which stakeholders should be involved in these efforts. Review core components of offender management including investigation, prosecution, and disposition, assessment; supervision, treatment, and reentry. Finally, you will learn how to begin to develop or enhance their offender management strategies in order to prevent recidivism and promote victim and community safety.

Defensive Tactics and Personal Safety Training
Defensive Tactics and Personal Safety Training
Classroom

Practice skills to effectively resolve disturbances that may arise in community supervision, during home visits or search and seizure, or in a court setting. Review the Disturbance Resolution model, a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in various situations. Explore the legal justification for using force as well as situational desirability, threat assessment opportunities, officer versus subject factors and effective communication techniques.

Developing Effective Working Relationships with Victims and Offenders for Community Corrections Professionals
Developing Effective Working Relationships with Victims and Offenders for Community Corrections Professionals
Webinar (Watch Now) | Recorded on Jun 5, 2020

Evidence-based practices clearly demonstrate that the relationship a professional develops with their client is critical in supporting behavior change. Creating a relationship that is supportive, empathetic, accountable and provides appropriate advocacy is foundational in the change process. Developing effective working relationships requires balancing empathy and boundaries with clear goals and an attention to resolving barriers. During the webinar, you will learn the components of developing effective relationships including attending to our own biases, cultural competency, as well as assessing the needs of the client and matching our responses to those needs.

Drug Identification and Recognition for Tribal Probation
Drug Identification and Recognition for Tribal Probation
Classroom

Explore techniques to recognize drug influence when conducting home visits, search and seizure, or during other interactions with probationers. Develop the critical skills to recognize common paraphernalia and the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissociative anesthetics through hands-on instruction.

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Tribal Community Corrections
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Tribal Community Corrections
Classroom

Explore the eight principles of effective offender intervention and identify how they impact your department/agency. Develop a departmental vision and mission statement to support evidence-based practices (EBP). Develop goals, objectives, and action steps for organizational change and development of EBP. Establish measures for evaluation of program and individual success.

Improving Supervision Outcomes for Drug and Alcohol Involved Probationers
Improving Supervision Outcomes for Drug and Alcohol Involved Probationers
Classroom

Explore promising practices in supervising drug/alcohol-involved probationers/parolees in a community-based setting. Examine the importance of utilizing Risk-Need-Responsivity principles, community-based sentencing options, effective case planning and graduated responses to increase public safety and long-term behavior change. Discuss how stakeholders can contribute to improve outcomes for this population.

Improving Supervision Outcomes for Probationers with Mental Health Disorders
Improving Supervision Outcomes for Probationers with Mental Health Disorders
Classroom

Discuss the pervasiveness of mental illness in the criminal justice system. Identify basic mental, sociological and educational characteristics of the mentally ill offender population. Explore strategies to address mental health and addiction concerns in crisis and non-crisis situations. Examine the complexity of co-occurring disorders and the interventions that are most effective. Gather tools to implement an action plan that addresses suicidal thoughts or behaviors, self-injury, reaction to trauma, overdose or withdrawal symptoms and others.

Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Skill Development
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/Skill Development
Webinar (Watch Now) | Recorded on Aug 19, 2020

The role of practitioners in the criminal justice system is rapidly changing from enforcer or resource broker to facilitator of behavior change. Cognitive behavioral skill building is an evidence-based practice for changing difficult and entrenched behaviors including antisocial thinking, addiction, and impulsivity. The partnership between treatment providers and criminal justice professionals requires that all professionals understand cognitive behavioral therapy and skill development. During the webinar, you will walk through the steps to develop cognitive behavioral skills in regular and on-going conversations with clients. Additionally, you will learn about the elements of good, evidence-based cognitive behavioral services.

Introduction to the Neurobiology of Trauma
Introduction to the Neurobiology of Trauma
Webinar (Watch Now) | Recorded on Sep 9, 2020

Over 80% of all people under supervision in the criminal justice system have experienced trauma or show symptoms of trauma. Additionally, probation, parole and victim service providers encounter a high percentage of victims that are experiencing trauma. In underserved and Native American communities, it is critically important for criminal justice professionals to have skills to recognize and address historical trauma, generalized trauma, especially when there are limited services. Without being trauma-informed, we miss a vital component of responsivity when attending to client and victim.

 
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