Evidence Based Practices

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The Adult Parole Authority is committed to implementing policies and practices that are proven effective through extensive research. These practices include the utilization of tools and programming aimed at reducing offender risk and recidivism by directly targeting criminogenic needs.


Decision Points: Cognitive Behavioral Program

Thinking for a Change: Cognitive Behavioral Program

Anger Control Training: Cognitive Behavioral Program

Motivational Interviewing: Communication & Listening Tool

Core Correctional Practices: Effective Interaction & Modeling Tool

Behavior Chain: Linking Thinking to Behavior Tool

Problem Solving Tool: Skill Enhancement Tool

Social Skills Worksheet: Skill Development & Enhancement Tool

Cost Benefit Analysis: Motivation & Consequence Evaluation Tool

Carey Guides: Interaction, Motivation, Skill Development Tools

Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS): Criminogenic Needs Assessment