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Tomorrow, Sunday February 26th, marks the start of one of the corrections industry’s most important meetings: The American Probation and Parole Association’s 2012 Winter Training Institute in San Diego. Conference organizers are expecting a record number of corrections professionals to take part in in-depth workshops, continuing education, and a sold out Resource Expo with the latest technologies and tools for the community corrections industry.

Drunk drivers still represent nearly 15% of the U.S. probation population each and every year. Two not-to-miss sessions on managing DUI offenders include:

Implementing the Impaired Driving Assessment for Community Corrections: Preliminary Results From a Multi-Site Pilot Study

Monday 2/27/2012 11:00:00 AM  12:30:00 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and APPA have developed a new Impaired Driver Risk Assessment Tool that is currently being implemented in multiple probation agencies for a 12 month period. Project researchers will be presenting information on the implementation of the pilot as well as some preliminary findings

Supervising the Worst of the Worst DUI Offenders

Tuesday at 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

San Diego County Probation’s Felony DUI Program was implemented in 2006, and since then their successful approach has received accolades from around the country, including the National Association of Counties (NACO) Achievement Award and recognition from MADD and the California Office of Traffic Safety Law Enforcement. San Diego County Probation officers will discuss their program, including how they turned evidence-based theory into everyday practice and how they have collaborated with local law enforcement for supervision and implementation.

Engage With Us and Win an iPad 2!

SCRAM Systems will be front and center in the Resource Expo. We look forward to seeing you all Sunday night at the Opening Reception at 7:30 pm. Be sure and check back for daily blogs on key sessions and exciting new technologies.

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Sobering Up: A blog about drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice, is anything but a corporate blog. Sobering Up is an opportunity for anyone interested or involved in the issues of drunk driving, alcohol-fueled crime, alcohol dependence and addiction, and the justice system to participate in the conversation.

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