3 Questions: Culture Change in Corrections
For corrections and community supervision agencies, the shift toward adopting reentry and recidivism reduction as core responsibilities also requires changes in organizational culture and approaches to staff recruitment, retention, and development.
In this video, Dr. Nicole Jarrett of The Council of State Governments Justice Center talks to Anne Precythe, director of the Missouri Department of Corrections, for her reflections on what culture change means for corrections.
- Changing Systems, Changing Behavior: Five Ways Corrections Agencies Can Work to Reduce Recidivism
This brief highlights five emerging strategies that state corrections agencies have employed to implement an evidence-based approach to reducing recidivism.
- Staffing for Success: Establishing Core Competencies and Training Supports for Corrections and Community Supervision Staff
This resource was developed in partnership with the Iowa Department of Corrections (IDOC) to help corrections and community supervision agencies hire and prepare staff to provide effective reentry support.