This activity is approved for 1.75 STC credit hours.
This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: The First 4 Principles of EBP
A. Evidence Based Practice
B. Principle 1: Assess Risk/Needs
C. Types of Assessment Tools
D. 4 Things to Know About Assessment
E. Strategies for Assessing Risk/Needs
F. Principle 2: Enhance Intrinsic Motivation
G. Types of Motivation
H. What We Know About Motivation
I. Communicating for Lasting Change
J. Strategies for Enhancing Intrinsic Motivation
K. Knowledge Check
L. Principle 3: Target Interventions
M. Risk-Need-Responsivity Model (RNR)
N. Risk Principle
O. Need Principle
P. Responsivity Principle
Q. Types of Responsivity
R. Dosage and Treatment Principles
S. Strategies for Targeting Interventions
T. Principle 4: Skill Train with Directed Practice.
U. Strategies for Skill Training with Directed Practice
Section 3: The Final 4 Principles of EBP
A. Principle 5: Provide Positive Reinforcement.
B. Managing Expectations
C. Changing Supervision Officers’ Mindset
D. Strategies for Providing Positive Reinforcement
E. Principle 6: Engage Ongoing Support in Natural Communities
F. Formal v. Informal Agents of Control
G. Strategies for Engaging Ongoing Support in Natural Communities
H. Principle 7: Measure Relevant Processes/Practices
I. Possible Areas of Measurement
J. Your Role
K. Strategies for Measuring Relevant Processes/Practices
L. Principle 8: Provide Measurement Feedback
M. Strategies for Using Measured Feedback
N. A Word About Core Correctional Practices
Section 4: Conclusion
B. Course Contributors
Staff Writer: Tracy Mullins, M.Ed.
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.
Tracy G. Mullins is the Curriculum Designer for Public Safety at Relias. Tracy has a B.S. in the Administration of Criminal Justice and a Masters of Education in Instructional Technology. Prior to joining Relias Learning in 2017, Tracy worked in various capacities for the American Probation and Parole Association for 22 years. As a Research Associate and Sr. Research Associate, she worked on a variety of federally funded projects focusing on leadership, juvenile justice, victim services, tribal justice, and offender issues. Her responsibilities on these projects include researching justice issues, writing curricula and other publications, and delivering training and technical assistance. From 2010-2016, as Deputy Director of APPA, Tracy managed its grant division, as well oversaw its e-learning initiatives, which included writing and developing online training courses. Disclosure: Tracy Mullins, M.Ed. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.