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Guidelines for Authors – Advancing Corrections Journal, Edition #4 – 2017

Each issue of Advancing Corrections focuses on a particular Theme. For the fourth issue, we would like to build on the Theme of our 19th Annual ICPA Conference and highlight ‘Innovation in Rehabilitation’. We would especially welcome manuscripts for our Featured Articles section that describe ‘system-level’ innovation in how rehabilitative services are delivered – either in prison or in the community. What we are looking for are not examples of single, programmatic approaches but broader, integrated strategies that attempt to improve the way that rehabilitative services are delivered ‘as a whole’. These could be descriptions of services delivered in the prison setting, the community, or ideally, with appropriate continuity from […]

(95.14 KB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Frank Porporino
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Advancing Corrections Journal, Edition #3-2017

This Edition focuses on the theme of ‘innovative approaches for service-delivery to offenders’. In a recent Strategic Planning session, the ICPA Board endorsed the promotion of evidence-informed practices as one of ICPA’s top three priorities, and so the theme is timely. Modern correctional agencies need to assess the merits of an increasing number of potential innovations (e.g., adopting new technology for services delivery to offenders), or changes in existing practice (e.g., assessment, case management, intervention, or other service-delivery frameworks). What will most likely improve performance is not always clear — is there strong enough evidence to support the change in the context of other agency circumstances, would the new approach […]

(5.37 MB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Frank Porporino
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A Preview of the Advancing Corrections Journal Edition #3-2017

This is a preview of the 3rd Edition of the Advancing Corrections Journal. This Edition focuses on the theme of ‘innovative approaches for service-delivery to offenders’. In a recent Strategic Planning session, the ICPA Board endorsed the promotion of evidence-informed practices as one of ICPA’s top three priorities, and so the theme is timely. Modern correctional agencies need to assess the merits of an increasing number of potential innovations (e.g., adopting new technology for services delivery to offenders), or changes in existing practice (e.g., assessment, case management, intervention, or other service-delivery frameworks). What will most likely improve performance is not always clear — is there strong enough evidence to support the […]

(1.78 MB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Aleksandar Petrov
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Leveraging Smartphone Technology for Offender Monitoring

Presentation given by Barak Trabelsi on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(1.51 MB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Barak Trabelsi
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Self-Service Technology in Help for Better Relationship Between Probation Officer and Offender

Presentation given by Patricia O’Hagan on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(965.81 KB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Patricia O'Hagan
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The Impact of Analytics in Corrections

Presentation given by John Kirkland on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(2.48 MB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: John Kirtland
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Improving Transparency and Efficiency in Daily Administrative Tasks in Correctional Facilities

Presentation given by Lukasz Tukaj on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(1.99 MB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Lukasz Tukaj
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Self-Service Parole Reporting. Novel Uses of Biometric Technology in the Reduction of Recidivism

Presentation given by Damien Davis on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(596.56 KB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Damien Davis
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Rehabilitation Through Technology

Presentation given by Roland Heesen on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(383.67 KB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Roland Heesen
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Electronic Monitoring Research Pilot in Canadian Corrections: Utilizing Technology to Monitor Supervision Conditions

Presentation given by Laura Hanby on Wednesday 17th May at the 2nd Technology in Corrections: Challenges for the Future Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, 15 – 17 May, 2017

(899.17 KB) | 24. May 2017 | Author: Laura Hanby
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