recidivism

Webinar - An Approach to High Lethality Domestic Violence Offenders: The Accountability Court Model

In “An Approach to High Lethality Domestic Violence Offenders: The Accountability Court Model,” supervising officers, judges, and attorneys will be exposed to the important elements of risk assessment, monitoring, communication, and community stakeholders in the function of supervising high-lethality offenders in a high-lethality accountability court or on a specialized domestic violence high-risk caseload.

Course objectives include:

Across juvenile detention centers in California, the InsideOUT Writers (IOW) Program promotes positive development and offers an outlet for self-expression to incarcerated youth. With roots in a program started in 1996 by Sister Janet Harris, chaplain of a Los Angeles, California juvenile hall, IOW empowers participants to express themselves and cultivate self-confidence and self-appreciation through creative writing classes and writing retreats.

The Urban Institute, in coordination with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), released a policy brief titled Improving Recidivism as a Performance Measure. The policy brief outlines the essential elements states should use when defining, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating recidivism data. These four elements are described as: