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.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: * Describe Risk-Need-Responsivity principles and explain the benefits of using these principles. * Identify community-based sentencing options for drug/alcohol-involved probationers * Identify community stakeholders that may help improve outcomes for this population * Implement graduated responses to promote positive behavior change