JSP Principal Dr. Brian Lovins joins Incarceration, Inc with Van Jones in this series to explore the historic purpose of probation and parole, the explosion of people sentenced to probation, and the realities that probation and parole operate as delayed incarceration.
Dr. Brian Lovins joins Field Days to talk about the future of community corrections and the critical role probation officers play in the success of individuals under supervision. He unpacks his big dreams of probation officers as coaches, and not referees, and how this model sets everyone up for success.
The 5th hosts Alisha James and Marcus Hodges invite JSP’s Dr. Brian Lovins to discuss how his innovative leadership style is uniquely suited to challenge the status quo of probation supervision, to reconsider how we talk about criminal legal system issues, and lead the field of probation into truly out-of-the-box reform.
JSP Principal Dr. Brian Lovins chats with Field Days host Chris and Greg a second time to discuss three priority areas as the President for the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), including: developing a platform to elevate innovation and success stories in the field, setting standards of professional practice, and creating a welcoming space to invite young probation leaders to participate in building the future of the profession.
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As “the voice of the community corrections industry”, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) serves as the field’s leading professional membership association. As APPA’s President, Dr Lovins is focused on supporting the association to contribute to the sector’s improvement through a more efficient and effective model. In this interview, he reveals that the issue of stigma, the need to change success metrics and humanization are critical priorities for community corrections.
Pima County’s arrest deflection program has connected more than 6,500 people struggling with a severe mental health diagnosis with treatment rather than sending them to jail since its inception in 2011. JSP’s evaluation of Pima County’s deflection program is cited in this news coverage by
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