August 6, 2019

APPA Workshop Aug. 20 to Showcase California’s Long-Term Offender Program

Two members of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation parole division and an individual from a nonprofit in San Francisco who helps find work for ex-offenders will be featured workshop presenters at The 44th annual American Probation and Parole Association conference being held in San Francisco, Calif. Jon Stern […]
July 30, 2019

APPA Workshop Aug. 19 to Showcase Louisiana’s Prisoner Reentry Efforts

When probation and parole officials gather in August at the industry’s largest annual conference, one workshop will highlight the efforts of Louisiana to reduce costs, incarceration levels and recidivism rates. Titled “Louisiana Prisoner Reentry Initiative: Bridging Inmates to the Community,” the workshop will be held Monday, August 19 from 1:15 […]
May 28, 2019

American Probation and Parole Association Releases Findings on Location Monitoring in Community Corrections

The APPA released an issue paper exploring GPS monitoring in community corrections and how agencies using these systems address and mitigate risks.
April 2, 2019

GEO Reentry, Lycoming County Probation officials present at APPA Winter Conference in Miami

Members of the Lycoming County Probation Department and the GEO Reentry Services program manager of the Lycoming County Reentry Service Center delivered a well-received workshop presentation at a national conference for peers this month, after being selected for implementing alternatives to detention, including a reentry service center that delivers treatment […]
September 26, 2017

Merced County’s jail-to-community reentry programming spotlighted for APPA

The innovative jail-to-community reentry programming in Merced County, California, was recently highlighted at the American Probation and Parole Association’s 42nd Annual Training Institute in August. The county’s programming offers evidence-based cognitive treatment from in-custody programming to community supervision programs and non-residential day reporting services. As background, Merced County was one […]
July 23, 2014

Focus group sought to provide feedback on programs designed to reduce recidivism

The American Probation and Parole Association, in collaboration with the Council of State Governments Justice Center, is looking for focus group participants to provide feedback on the tools necessary to successfully implement evidence-based practices in an effort to reduce recidivism. According to organizers, participants will help design the scope and […]