NCCD News: Family First Funding, New Research on Justice-Involved Girls, Serial’s Sarah Koenig, and More

February 6, 2020 | NCCD

The February issue of NCCD News describes how NCCD can help agencies qualify for Family First funding; reports on a new study that looks at gender disparities in the juvenile justice system; highlights a new blog post by Sarah Koenig, Serial podcast creator and Media for a Just Society Awards winner; and new resources on transforming the youth justice system from NCCD and the Positive Youth Justice Initiative.

SDM News, November 2019

November 20, 2019 | NCCD

This issue of SDM News looks at the value of equity in the Structured Decision Making® system and explains the difference between “equity” and “equality.”

SDM News, September 2019

September 27, 2019 | NCCD

Accuracy in decision making is highlighted in this issue of SDM News.

SDM News, July 2019

July 18, 2019 | NCCD

The July issue of SDM News highlights the first of four values that drive the development of Structured Decision Making® (SDM) assessments: consistency. See upcoming issues to learn more about the additional SDM® values of accuracy, equity, and utility.

NCCD News: Year-End Wrap-Up; Announcing Winners of the Media for a Just Society Awards

December 5, 2018 | NCCD

NCCD’s year ends with expanding to pretrial reform work and announcing the winners of our 2018 Media for a Just Society Awards and Distinguished Achievement Award.

NCCD News: Equity Matters and Reflections From Award Finalists

November 7, 2018 | NCCD

NCCD states its commitment to prioritizing equity when developing risk assessments and urges others to do the same. Also in this issue: information and links to a new blog series written by finalists for the 2018 Media for a Just Society Awards.

SDM News, October 2018

October 15, 2018 | NCCD

Equity matters when developing a risk assessment. Find out why in this issue of SDM News.   

NCCD News: Pretrial Reform and Media for a Just Society Awards

October 4, 2018 | NCCD

Developing and using pretrial risk assessment tools is a complex task, so NCCD offers its take on doing this successfully. And the finalists for the Media for a Just Society Awards are announced.

SDM News, September 2018

September 19, 2018 | NCCD

Supervisors are key to supporting Structured Decision Making® practice. This issue of SDM News includes a checklist of supervision strategies and activities.

NCCD News: Good News for Family in Milwaukee 53206 and Trauma-Health Link Blog Series

September 10, 2018 | NCCD

The family featured in the documentary Milwaukee 53206, a 2017 Media for Just Society Award winner, is reunited. We also begin our blog series on the link between trauma and health, written by Ryan Berg, a 2016 Media for a Just Society Award winner.