Motivational Interviewing in Corrections-National Institute of Corrections-DC Public Safety Radio

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Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2012/06/motivational-interviewing-in-corrections-national-institute-of-corrections-dc-public-safety-radio/

Current Radio Program:

The program interviews Bradford Bogue, Director of Justice System, Assessment and Training and a motivational interviewer  trainer since 1993 and Anjali Nandi, Program Director of the Center for Change. She has been a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2003.

Both coauthored a document for the National Institute of Corrections titled Motivational Interviewing in Corrections: A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing MI in Corrections at http://nicic.gov/Library/025556 .

The website for the National Institute of Corrections is http://nicic.gov/ .

The website  for Mr. Bogue is http://www.j-sat.com .

The website for Ms. Nandi is http://www.center-for-change.com/public/Index.html .

Special Announcements:

A top priority for Attorney General Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is to invest in scientific research to ensure that the Department is both tough and smart on crime. The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov website shapes rigorous research into a central, reliable, and credible resource to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice.

The National Reentry Resource Center is a project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Please see the Center’s website at http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/. Please see “Federal Interagency Reentry Council Launches Website, Releases Myth-Buster Series” on the front page of the site (see announcements). CSOSA is a member of the Council.

Several requesters have asked for national research on reentry. The Office of Justice Program’s National Institute of Justice reentry research portfolio supports the evaluation of innovative reentry programs. To access these studies and NIJ’s entire reentry research portfolio visit www.nij.gov/nij/topics/corrections/reentry/welcome.htm .

Correctional Social Media

The Pew Center on the States Public Safety Performance Project  offers a video on research to reduce recidivism as well as brief  but powerful overviews of reentry and sentencing research. See http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/initiatives_detail.aspx?initiativeID=31336 .

The Louisiana Department of Corrections/Division of Probation and Parole is offering radio shows on offender reentry. Please visit their website at http://doc.la.gov/pages/reentry-initiatives/reentry-radio/ .

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services offers podcasts at http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/pio/podcasts.html.

Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency:

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov .

The website for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is http://www.csosa.gov/.

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes. The producer from the National Institute of Corrections is Donna Ledbetter.

Comments offered on “DC Public Safety” television and radio programs are the opinions of participants and do not necessarily represent the policies of CSOSA or other government agencies.

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