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Federal Probation Journal - September 2011

Federal Probation Journal (September 2011) is dedicated to informing its readers about current thought, research, and practice in corrections and criminal justice. Explore the issue.

This Issue in Brief

SPECIAL ISSUE: Evidence-based Practices in Action

We're Back on Track: Preparing for the Next 50 Years

By John M. Hughes

Goodbye to a Worn-Out Dichotomy: Law Enforcement, Social Work, and a Balanced Approach

By Jay Whetzel, Mario Paparozzi, Melissa Alexander, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

Who Cares What Offenders Think? New Insight from Offender Surveys

By Jay Whetzel, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

The Construction and Validation of the Federal Post Conviction Risk Assessment (PCRA)

By James L. Johnson, Christopher T. Lowenkamp, Scott W. VanBenschoten, Charles R. Robinson

Implementing Risk Assessment in the Federal Pretrial Services System

By Timothy P. Cadigan, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

The Development of the Evidence-based Practice Blue Print and Where We Are Now

By Jonathan E. Hurtig, Lisa Marie Lenart

Judge-Involved Supervision Programs in the Federal Courts: Summary of Findings From the Survey of Chief United States Probation Officers

By Barbara Meierhoefer

Applying Implementation Research to Improve Community Corrections: Making Sure that "New" Thing Sticks!

By Melissa Alexander

Training to See Risk: Measuring the Accuracy of Clinical and Actuarial Risk Assessment among Federal Probation Officers

By J.C. Oleson, Scott W. VanBenschoten, Charles R. Robinson, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

A Random (Almost) Study of Staff Training Aimed at Reducing Rearrest (STARR): Reducing Recidivism through Intentional Design

By Charles R. Robinson, Scott W. VanBenschoten, Melissa Alexander, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

Federal Reentry Court Programs: A Summary of Recent Evaluations

By Stephen E. Vance

Preentry: The Key to Long-Term Criminal Justice Success?

By Timothy P. Cadigan, Christopher T. Lowenkamp

Identifying the Predictors of Pretrial Failure: A Meta-Analysis

By Kristin Bechtel, Christopher T. Lowenkamp, Alex Holsinger

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