Reentry professionals comprise a variety of backgrounds including community and faith-based programs, housing officials, substance abuse counselors, mental health professionals, and probation and parole officers, to name a few.
The purpose of this training is to give reentry professionals a solid background in the many issues related to reentry so they can be more effective at helping their clients successfully reenter society, find employment, and live productive lives.
Because this is a certification program, a short assessment is included, which will grant the participant the designation of Certified Reentry Professional.
Introduction to Reentry
Substance Abuse, Addiction and Recovery
Mental Health and Reentry
Medical Care and the Aging Offender
Sex Offender Reentry
Prison Based Reentry Programs: Rethinking Corrections
Federal Prison Based Programs
Risk Implications for Risk Management
Community Corrections, Probation, Diversion, Parole, Supervised Release
A few of the organizations that have sent their members for training
Bob Barker Company FoundationCentral Oklahoma Healthy Start InitiativeCherokee NationCitizen-Potawatomi NationComanche NationCriminal Justice & Mercy MinistriesOklahoma Conference of the United Methodist ChurchFrancis Tuttle Technology CenterGoodwillHand Up MinistriesIt’s My Community InitiativeMetro Technology Centers MooreNorman Technology CenterOklahoma Department of CorrectionsOklahoma Department of Human ServicesOklahoma Department of Rehabilitative ServicesOklahoma Employment Security CommissionOperation HopePrison MinistryRose State CollegeSecond Chance & Reentry ServicesSeminole NationUpward Transitions
Although there is common acceptance that recidivism is the commission of a subsequent offense, there are many other definitions for this term. Recidivism may occur when there is a new arrest, new conviction, or new commitment to custody. Each of these criteria is a measure of recidivism, but each measures something different.