This three (3) day symposium was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and hosted by the Connecticut Department of Correction and the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles.

DAY 1 - Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
A National Overview of Offender Reentry
Gary Kempker, Senior Manager, Center for Effective Public Policy
The Framework of an Effective Offender Reentry Strategy
Richard Stroker, Senior Manager, Center for Effective Public Policy 

Evidence-Based Policy and Practice and Offender Reentry
William Woodward, Director, Training and Technical Assistance, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado at Boulder
A Comprehensive and Ongoing Approach to Offender Assessment and Case Management – A Discussion of the National Perspective, and Connecticut’s Experiences to Date
Peggy Burke
DAY 2 - Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
William Woodward
Establishing and Sustaining Local Community Support to Enhance Offender Reentry
Donna Reback, Consultant and New York State Transition from Prison to the Communty (TPC) Coordinator
A Balanced Approach to Offender Management Inside and Outside the Walls: Focusing on Accountability and Promoting Success  
Richard Stroker
Ensuring the Quality and Fidelity of Offender Assessments, Case Management Plans, and Programs
Judy Sachwald, Consultant and Former Director, Maryland Division of Parole and Probation
Supporting the Children of Offenders in the Reentry Process
Phyllis Modley, Consultant and Former Correctional Program Specialist, National Institute of Corrections, Community Corrections Division
Addressing the Unique Reentry Challenges of “End of Sentence” Offenders
Paul Herman, Senior Manager, Center for Effective Public Policy
Gary Kempker, Senior Manager, Center for Effective Public Policy
Promoting Successful Outcomes with Domestic Violence Offenders
Rachelle Giguere, Program Assistant, Center for Effective Public Policy
Becki Ney, Principal, Center for Effective Public Policy
DAY 3 - Thursday, February 26th, 2009
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