This document presents the closeout report for the Judicial and Probation Outreach Project which identifies and disseminates strategies on underage drinking to the judicial and probation communities.
The Judicial and Probation Outreach Project was begun in October 2007 with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The primary goal of the project was to identify and disseminate strategies on underage drinking to the judicial and probation communities. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE) worked with the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) to implement the goals of the project. The program goals and objectives advanced through initiatives and programmatic elements of the project include establishing a judicial database and Web site containing project-related information, press/media sources, and additional informative resources; conducting a literature review of pre-existing materials that address the issues related to underage alcohol problems and the courts or community corrections field; publishing a quarterly newsletter to disseminate research, relevant articles, and resources to the judicial community; conducting quarterly audio presentations for the judicial and probation communities to discuss research, strategies, practice guidelines, and programmatic initiatives of interest to the courts and members of the justice community, and to provide on demand technical assistance and live educational programming to judicial conferences and meetings, probation conferences, and EUDL national conferences. This report details the programmatic elements and technical assistance services provided by PIRE and APPA through the funding received from OJJDP. Appendixes
Date Published: October 1, 2011