Each of these informative, interactive, and diverse programs will offer value-packed content. A variety of training formats will be used including lectures, roundtable and panel discussions, and interviews. Informative program topics and features will include:

Evidence-Based Practices: Implementation Science

Preparing your organization

Presenter: Dr. Brian Lovins, Deputy Director, Harris County Supervision and Corrections Department

Are Probation and Parole Systems Marked by High Stakes and Missed Opportunities?

Community corrections principals speak out about this issue brief from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Roundtable Discussion Facilitator: TBD

Building a High Functioning Work Culture

Managing staff and culture in a changing environment

Presenters: Mark Carey, President, The Carey Group and Barbara Broderick, Chief Probation Officer, Maricopa County Adult Probation Department

Structured Decision-Making

Who is telling the truth? Accuracy in determining credibility, remorse, and accountability

Presenter: Dr. Brandon Mathews, Director of Organizational Effectiveness, Alliance for Criminal Justice Innovation

Learning from Domestic and International Partners

Why reinvent the wheel?

Roundtable Discussion Facilitator: Doug Dretke, Executive Director, Correctional Management Institute of Texas, Sam Houston State University

Purpose Driven Leadership

Creating your vision, inspiring your team, and advancing your organization

Presenter: Brian Riggs, The Dialogue Shop

The Politics of Things: Maintaining Positive Relationships

Working with your governing bodies, judges, parole board members, nonprofit and federal government partners and funders

Panel Presenters: Barbara Broderick, Chief Probation Officer, Maricopa County Adult Probation Department and Dr. Teresa May, Director, Harris County Supervision and Corrections Department

C-Suite Leadership Challenges

Communicating and leading through a myriad of challenging workforce issues

Roundtable Discussion Facilitator: Leighton Iles, Director of Tarrant County Community Supervision and Corrections Department and President, National Association of Probation Executives

Executives and Technology

Available options in support of better outcomes including telemedicine, telebehavioral health, text alerts, and remote counseling

Presenter: Ashwini Jarral, Executive Director, IJIS Institute

Support for Community Corrections

How our non-profit and federal government partners are playing a role

Format TBD: Representatives include BJA, BJS, NIC, NIJ and OJJDP

No Excuses, EBP is a Professional Standard

Evidence-based practices are not routinely administered effectively across the country – highlight practices that are known to reduce recidivism and future victims

Presenter: Mark Carey, President, The Carey Group