MIRECC / CoE
Rocky Mountain MIRECC TBI Toolkit
For Criminal Justice Professionals
Below are helpful resources and evidence-based information specific to adult and/or juvenile justice practices, programs and policies that work to assist justice-involved individuals, including those with histories of TBI, in becoming productive members of society.
Evidence-Based Resources from Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE)
The following evidence-based information was adapted from http://jjie.org/hub/evidence-based-practices/resources/ and http://jjie.org/hub/evidence-based-practices/reform-trends/
“Transition from Jail to Community” online learning toolkit
Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy assists juvenile justice stakeholders in implementing strategies to prevent delinquency that are grounded in evidence-based practices
For further information on how a strength-based approach informed by the principles of positive youth development can help high-need youth to thrive see “Safely Home” by Youth Advocates Program, Inc. (YAP).
Research in Briefs
Research in Briefs have been developed to summarize potentially helpful information related to effective practices for programming in probation and district court settings. These documents also offer practical application of the information that may be beneficial to criminal justice professionals. See: https://www.courts.state.co.us/Administration/Custom.cfm
For additional information regarding core correctional practices, see this meta-analysis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15070467
For information regarding the Risk-Need-Responsivity model for the assessment and treatment of offenders see:
Planning and implementing a reentry program for individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders reentering from jail or prison. See this resource: http://www.crj.org/assets/2017/09/ToolKit_report_final.pdf
Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change
See the Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change website .
Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC (RMR VAMC)
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Salt Lake City, UT 84148