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Evidence Based Practices

The goal in North Carolina for Community Corrections is to use practices that have been empirically tested and have been shown to reduce recidivism among offenders. The emphasis will be in using evidence-based practices to meet our overall goal: no new crime and no new victims.

Principles of Evidence Based Practices

  1. Assess Actuarial Risk/Needs
  2. Enhance Intrinsic Motivation
  3. Target Interventions
  4. Skill Train with Directed Practice
  5. Increase Positive Reinforcement
  6. Engage Ongoing Support in Natural Communities
  7. Measure Relevant Process/Practices
  8. Provide Measurement Feedback

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