Probation Caseload Study
A Multi-Jurisdictional Study of Reduced Caseload and Related Supervision Strategies in Managing Offenders on Probation
CJI partnered with Abt Associates and Justice Systems Assessment and Training (J-SAT) for a study to measure the impact of caseload size and the implementation of evidence-based probation interventions on offender recidivism. CJI was responsible for:
- Assessing and recruiting sites, including determining their data collection and management capacity;
- Overseeing the sites throughout the study, including training staff on data collection and troubleshooting data collection and reporting; and
- Disseminating the results of the study, including producing reports and presentations in formats appropriate to various stakeholder groups.
- A Multi-Site Evaluation of Reduced Probation Caseload Size in an Evidence-Based Practice Setting (2011)
- Jalbert, S., Rhodes, W., Flygare, C., and Kane, M. (2010) 'Testing Probation Outcomes in an Evidence-Based Practice Setting: Reduced Caseload Size and Intensive Supervision Effectiveness,' Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 49: 4, 233 — 253.
Presentations available upon request.