The Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT) hosted the seminar presented by the National Parole Resource Center (NPRC), involving 36 representatives of paroling authorities from Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The program was convened and moderated by NPRC Director Peggy Burke and included an overview of the challenges and barriers of working with these populations, particularly within the correctional system. The event provided an overview of research-based practices, and participants discussed how this information might assist in making individual case decisions and how it could help to share overall policies by parole authorities. . . . Read more. . .