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What’s Trending in Community Corrections?  

Author:  Don Evans.

Source: Volume 25, Number 04, Summer 2016 , pp.4-5(2)

Journal of Community Justice (formerly Journal of Community Corrections)

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The journal’s editor briefly highlights six issues and practices that are gaining the support of academic researchers and policy makers: greater use of assessment instruments; the benefits of forging therapeutic alliances with offenders; the pervasive impact of trauma and the importance of trauma-informed interventions; aging offenders; keeping a focus on desistance; and restorative approaches.

Keywords: Assessment; therapeutic alliances; trauma-informed interventions; aging offenders; desistance

Affiliations:  1: Journal Editor.

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