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 […]