Association for Criminal Justice Research
(California)

79th Semi-Annual Meeting, March 20-21, 2014

Lion’s Gate Hotel
3410 Westover Street
Sacramento (McClellan), California 95652
(916) 643-6222
http://www.lionsgatehotel.com

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 Thursday March 20, 2014       

8:15 AM          Registration:  Club Ballroom B

9:00 AM          President's Welcome and Introduction, Cory Woods, Administrative
                        Supervisor, San Bernardino County Probation

9:15 AM          Keynote AddressStephen Rafael, Ph.D., Professor , Public Policy,
                       UC Berkeley;  Adjunct Fellow, Public Policy Institute  of California
                      Prison & Crime Controls:  Evidence of Diminishing Returns to Scale
                       
10:15 AM       Realignment & Outcomes:  A State-Level Perspective

    MODERATOR: Dionne Maxwell, Ph.D., Section Chief, Methodological Design & Project
                      Development Unit, Research Evaluation Branch, Office of Research, CDCR  

    PANEL:      Ryken Grattet, Ph,D., Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
                       Brian Heller de Leon, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Center on Juvenile & Criminal                        Justice
                       Kevin Grassel, Research Program Specialist III, Research Evaluation Branch,
                       Office of Research, CDCR
                       David Lovell, Ph.D., Research Program Specialist V, Board of State &
                       Community Corrections

12:00               Luncheon: Club Ballroom A

1:15 PM          Realignment and Re-entry:  A County-Level Perspective

 MODERATOR: Campbell Bullock,  M.A., Executive Director, San Joaquin Community Data
                            Co-op

  PANEL:         Magnus Lofstrum, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
                                  Public Safety Realignment & Crime Rates in California (& How this
                                  Connects to Re-entry in the Community)
                       Carrie Petrucci,  Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, EMT Associates Inc.
                                  Trauma Outcomes among 120 Women Recently Released from Prison
                       J. Fraser, Criminal Justice Court Services Office
                                  SB678 Community Corrections Project:  Findings from the SB678
                                  Annual Assessment
                       Christian Geckeler, MA, MPP, Senior Associate, Social Policy Research                         Associates
                                    Process Evaluation Specific to Re-entry (Evaluation of Two Second
                                    Chance Act Grants)
                       Stephanie Waldron, BA., Research Associate, San Joaquin Community Data
                       Co-Op
                                    Re-Entry at the Local Level via a Qualitative Lens
           
3:30 PM          Restorative Justice 101

    MODERATOR:     Michael Roosevelt, Senior Court Services Analyst, Criminal Justice
                    Court Services Office, Administrative Office of the Courts

 PANEL:       The Honorable Gail Brewster Bereola, Judge, Superior Court, County of                      Alameda
                     Fania E. Davis, Ph.D., Co-founder/Director, Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth

5:00 PM          Adjourn to No-Host Reception: Bar Lounge

6:30 PM          Association Business Meeting and Dinner: Fireside Room

Friday March 21, 2014

8:00 AM         Late Registration:  Club Ballroom B

8:15 AM         President's Report:  Cory Woods, Administrative Supervisor,
                      San Bernardino County Probation

8:30 AM         Keynote Address: Geoffrey R Twitchell, Ph.D., Director of
                      Treatment, San Diego County Probation
                      What Do We Mean by Treatment?

10:00AM         Treatment of Realigned Offenders:  A Local Perspective

    MODERATOR:  Geoffrey R. Twitchell, Ph.D, Director of Treatment, San Diego
,                       County Probation

    PANEL:        Cynthia Burke, Ph.D, Director, Applied Research Division, SANDAG
                        The Honorable Richard Vlavianos, Judge, San Joaquin County Superior Court
                        Christine Brown-Taylor, Re-entry Manager, San Diego County Sheriff’s
                        Office
                       
11:15 AM        Treatment of Realigned Offenders:  A State Perspective

    MODERATOR: Francine Byrne, Supervising Research Analyst, Criminal Justice Court
                        Services Office, Administrative Office of the Courts

    PANEL:        Millicent Tidwell, Director, Division of Rehabilitative Programs, CDCR
                              CDCR Treatment
                        Brenda Grealish, Ph.D., Chief, Mental Health Services Division, Department
                        Of Health Care Services
                        Danielle McCurry, Court Services Analyst, Center for Families, Children &
                        The Courts, Administrative Office of the Courts
                           Consumer Voices:  Findings from Reentry Court Focus Groups

12:30 PM        Adjourn

 

Treatment & Outcomes for Adults under
           Public Safety Realignment

 

Denise Allen, Chief, Office of Research, Research & Evaluation Branch,
   California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

Francine Byrne, Supervising Research Analyst, Administrative Office of
    the Courts