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Community Corrections

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Training

Publications

Staffing for Success: Establishing Core Competencies and Training Supports for Corrections and Community Supervision Staff
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2020

Model Programs Guide: Implementation Guide: Juvenile Reentry Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2018

Strengthening Correctional Culture: Eight Ways Corrections Leaders Can Support Their Staff To Reduce Recidivism
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, July 2018

5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, March 2018

Paroling Authority Self-Assessment Checklist
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2018

Thinking for a Change (Version 4.0)
National Institute of Corrections, June 2016

Related Resources

National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Training
NIC provides management and specialty training for staff of state and local corrections throughout the U.S. and its commonwealths and territories. NIC also offers live satellite broadcasts and recordings. 

National Parole Resource Center (NPRC)
Funded in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, NPRC is a national initiative that underscores the critical role that paroling authorities play in the American criminal justice system. NPRC serves as a source of information, training, and technical assistance for paroling authorities and the supervision agencies that they oversee and with whom they collaborate.

National Reentry Resource Center
Sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections agencies working on prisoner reentry.

Swift Certain Fair Resource Center
The Swift Certain Fair Resource Center supports state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions and agencies in implementing swift and certain sanctions in community corrections. The Center provides resources and materials, and free training and technical assistance to eligible programs.

U.S. Courts – Probation and Pretrial Services Training Academy
Established in 2005 at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)-Charleston, the Academy provides newly appointed U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services officers with the skills necessary to safely begin their new careers. The Academy also provides instruction to U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officers who are serving as their district's firearms instructor or officer safety instructor.

Also see the Justice Events page for access to upcoming trainings and other events on a variety of topics.

Date Modified: July 06, 2021
Date Created: August 14, 2020