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United States Probation Officers

WHAT THE STUDY IS ABOUT

The Emergent Voices Research Study

The title of the research project is: Emergent Voices: Reintegration and Desistance from the Perspectives of Formerly Criminal Justice-Involved Individuals. The study is a research project conducted by Capella University student, Linda F. Williams as part of her doctoral studies at the Capella University School of Public Service Leadership.

 

The research project is being supervised by Dr. Robin Ersing. Read about who to talk to about this research study for details as to specific questions you may have about this study. Below is information regarding the contact number and email address of the researcher and the research project supervisor.

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP

The researcher would like to know what parole and probation officers think about what is needed to make the ex-offender successful in reintegration.

WHAT'S INVOLVED?

Simply answer seven (7) open-ended questions in the online survey. The online survey offers an OPTIONAL phone interview if you wish to participate by phone.

 

If you have any questions contact Linda F. Williams at the email address or phone number below.

WHAT WE WANT TO KNOW FROM

PAROLE OR PROBATION OFFICERS

SURVEY QUESTIONS

1.   What advice do you have for individuals who are coming out of prison?

 

  • What else do they need to do?

  • What do they need to watch out for after getting out?

 

2.   What kind of mistakes do you think the prison system makes that leads people

back into prison?

 

3.   What is something about the prison system that you think helps? Is there

anything the prisons do right?

 

4.   Do you think having a college degree, a specialized certification in a trade or a

high school diploma makes a difference?

 

5.    How important are long-term goals to helping a former prisoner not to

recidivate? Where do we go from here?

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE RESEARCH PROJECT

The title of the research project is: Emergent Voices: Reintegration and Desistance from the Perspectives of Formerly Criminal Justice-Involved Individuals. The study is a research project conducted by Capella University student, Linda F. Williams as part of her doctoral studies at the Capella University School of Public Service Leadership. The research project is being supervised by Dr. Robin Ersing. Read about who to talk to about this research study for details as to specific questions you may have about this study. Below is information regarding the contact number and email address of the researcher and the research project supervisor.

 

Researcher

Linda F. Williams, MSW

Doctoral Student

LW5553@CapellaUniversity.edu

1-888-486-4133

Research Supervisor

Dr. Robin Ersing

Capella University

Robin.Ersing@Capella.edu

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Capella University

225 South 6th St,

Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 339-8650

1-888-227-3552

Extension: 6313

For more information call 1-888-486-4133

or

Email LW5553@CapellaUniversity.edu