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Engaging Families in Community Supervision Practices: An Evidence-Based Approach to Public Safety
Presenter: Christine Toner & Tina Santiago
Broadcast Date: 03/19/2008

This audio teleconference and webcast provides community supervision officers an overview of the core components of the Family Support Approach for Community Corrections and tips for how to incorporate the Approach into their supervision practices. Specifically, this broadcast helps supervision officers identify why families and social networks are important to community corrections practice, and provides an introduction to some tools and techniques that can be used to help individuals under supervision identify their families and social networks of support and leverage the support of these individuals to meet their supervision goals.

This broadcast was presented by Family Justice and the American Probation and Parole Association with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Points of view or opinions in this broadcast are those of the authors and do not represent the official position or policies of the United States Department of Justice.

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This Training is part of the following eLearning Series:
A Family-Support Model for Community Supervision of Reentering Offenders