The County Chief Adult Probation and Parole Officers Association of Pennsylvania is committed to assisting agencies in using evidence-based practice to improve client success rates and enhance public safety. Essential to this effort is developing staff competency in EBP core principles, tools, and strategies. This training catalog contains courses to assist agencies in fulfilling their goal of becoming an EBP organization.
Grant funding makes it possible to offer courses free of charge to agencies, but training slots are limited. If the demand for courses is greater than the number of available slots, the association will use waiting lists and do its best to give everyone equal opportunity to access courses.
While there is no course registration fee, agencies are responsible for all costs associated with attending a training. Those costs may include participant travel, per diem, and lodging expenses; hardware and software to access online training; and staff coverage to allow participants to attend a training. Please note that some courses offer training on tools that the agency must purchase separately.
Agencies are encouraged to complete the Training Plan worksheet on pages 4-5 of this catalog to develop a plan for selecting courses to help move their agency toward an EBP organization. Some courses require participants to fulfill prerequisites before enrolling, while others are exclusively for staff who are supervisors or specialists.
The Carey Group (TCG) and the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute (UCCI) are the contracted training providers. Instructors include former and current practitioners from the justice field and subject matter experts.
We look forward to supporting your EBP professional development efforts.