A self-assessment developed to assist paroling authorities determine their current level of “gender responsiveness,” and point to areas for improvement. Correctional polices have traditionally been designed to manage a predominantly male correctional population, and then applied to women. Implementing-a-Gender-Responsive-Approach
The National Governors Association’s (NGA) Center for Best Practices, in partnership with the National Parole Resource Center (NPRC), has announced this year’s selection of states that will receive technical assistance to address paroling strategies in 2019. These states — Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia — will participate in a learning collaborative that will update state
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The Center seeks to hire four individuals for a multi-year national criminal justice project focused on pretrial reform. Through this project, the Center will provide training and technical assistance to communities across the country to support pretrial risk assessment implementation and research as well as other pretrial reform initiatives. To help us achieve the goals
Listen to our NRCJIW Director and Center Principal Becki Ney discuss gender responsive approaches to working with incarcerated women, via NPR.
The Center for Effective Public Policy is pleased to announce the addition of Alison Shames to our staff. Ms. Shames will be joining the Center as a Senior Associate. Ms. Shames brings to the Center over thirteen years of experience working in the criminal justice field. She is an innovative non-profit manager and lawyer with
The Center for Effective Public Policy is pleased to welcome Denise Symdon to its team. Denise brings expertise in community corrections, evidence-based practice, and evidence-based decision making, as well as a former practitioner’s practical perspective on criminal justice issues. Prior to joining the Center, Denise worked for over 30 years in a variety of positions within Wisconsin’s criminal justice system,
This toolkit, developed in partnership by the Center for Effective Public Policy’s Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM), the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), and the Resource Sharing Project (RSP), and was funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), is designed to inform and guide the implementation of a victim-centered approach to
Read more about the Center and its research partner’s (Applied Research Services (ARS)) collaboration with leaders in the field of sexual violence prevention: the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), EverFi, and Switchback Consulting; and three college campuses (Duke University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Williams College). We are joining forces to plan for and implement situational prevention efforts to prevent and
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