This activity is approved for 1.75 STC credit hours.
This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Gangs and Supervision in the Community
What Do We Mean by Gang-Involved
Gang-Involved Individuals and Community Supervision
Criteria for Validating a Gang Member
What Occurs When Someone is Validated?
Challenges in Supervising Gang-Involved Individuals
Section 3: Considerations for Supervising Gang-Involved Individuals
Supervising Gang-Involved Individuals
Dynamic Criminogenic Risk Factors of Gang-Involved Individuals
Considerations During the Supervision Process
Progress and Success
Section 4: Conclusion
Richard Harris is the Safety and Security Administrator for the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau of the District Court and a Tulsa Police Officer. He has been working with youth in gangs for over twenty years. Richard has been a member of the Tulsa Rea Gang Taskforce (TARGET group) since 2004 and an executive board member and trainer for the Oklahoma Gang Investigator's Association since 2006. Disclosure: Richard Harris has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Kimberly Cobb, M.S.
Ms. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. Ms. Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She has held a variety of positions in the criminal and juvenile justice systems including a Supervisor in a high security facility for female juveniles; a Court Designated Worker/Juvenile Probation Officer; Facilitator for a parent/teen Nurturing Program; and a Program Coordinator for a juvenile drug and alcohol prevention program. For the past 18 years, Mrs. Cobb has worked in a research, training, and technical assistance capacity. She has was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.