Justice Enhancement & Reform

Creating safe, productive and effective justice systems (for justice involved individual and their families, corrections professionals and communities)


CORE works across sectors to… (Revisit 5 core areas, GR, TI, EBP) Category – Lectures and Addresses Insert Category – Training/Lectures

CORE offers a variety of trainings and workshops – live and web-based and webinars. Formal curricula can be modified to meet your unique needs and interests. CORE creates a safe and productive environment within which professionals can identify their existing strengths as well as build and practice new competencies that will help them better meet the day-to-day demands of their jobs while minimizing stress, burnout and compassion fatigue. CORE works with participants to determine the ways in which they can translate “theory into practice” in their unique service settings.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Gender Responsive Approaches with Justice-involved Girls/Women: Translating Research into Practice
  • Implementing Trauma-informed Correctional Care: Challenges and Opportunities
  • The Neurophysiology of Trauma and Resilience: What we Need to pay Attention to and Why
  • Staff Self Care: Preparing Ourselves for effective
  • Implementing Effective Approaches to Discipline and Sanctions with Justice-involved Males/Females
  • Gender, Trauma-informed Practices in Drug Treatment Courts
  • Implementing Effective Operational Practices with Justice-involved Women
  • Implementing Trauma-informed Criminal Justice Practices

Facility Assessment

Category – Agency Assessment, Category – Consultation

CORE provides onsite and web-based tailored consultation and support to governmental and non-governmental organizations, including:

  • Technical assistance (short- and long-term) at all levels of programming and management
  • Strategic planning (at the program, administrative, and system levels)
  • Program assessment and evaluation
  • Program design and implementation
  • Policy and practice development
  • System assessment and development
  • Workshop/training/curriculum design, planning, and facilitation
  • Research (e.g., process, outcome)
  • Clinical intervention/support

Organizational Change Management


Communities of Practice

Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or interest and interact regularly – live and/or remotely – for the purpose of learning, enhancing competencies, and/or creating new approaches. CORE provides opportunities for…