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File #: 14-1515    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/31/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/17/2014 Final action: 11/17/2014
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board adopt Resolution 204-2014 authorizing the Probation Department's Community Corrections Incentives and Sanctions Program. FUNDING: AB109 Fiscal Year 2014/15 Planning and Implementation Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution, 11/17/14, 2. B - Program procedures, 11/17/14, 3. C - Approval, 11/17/14, 4. Executed Resolution 204-2014 11-17-14 item 29.pdf
Related files: 18-0092
Title
Probation Department recommending the Board adopt Resolution 204-2014 authorizing the Probation Department's Community Corrections Incentives and Sanctions Program.

FUNDING: AB109 Fiscal Year 2014/15 Planning and Implementation Funds.
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY: FY 2014/2015
Total Estimated Cost…………… $10,000

Budget - Current FY…………… $10,000
Budget - Future FY………………

New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $10,000

Change To Net County Cost…… $0
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No fiscal impact or change to net county cost, appropriation included in the FY 2014/2015 budget.

Background
On September 9, 2014, the BOS approved item #14-1149 (CCP Planning Grant Funding List) authorizing a revised budget titled "AB 109 FY 2014/15 Planning and Implementation Funds Budget" in the amount of $139,250. Contained within this budget is $10, 000 for the Probation Department's Community Corrections Center programming incentives as recommended by the Community Corrections Partnership. Based on this approval, the Probation Department has developed a Board resolution authorizing the Probation Department's "Community Corrections Incentives & Sanctions Program" and use of funds as identified in the program guidelines.

The Community Corrections Incentives & Sanctions Program is built around an evidenced-based practices framework which has been proven through scientific study of operant conditioning and social learning as an effective tool to influence behavior change with the adult offender population. Research has shown that treatment programs that utilize the use of rewards to reinforce pro-social behavior and sanctions that respond to non-prosocial behavior have a greater and more lasting impact on changing behavior than treatment programs that utilize punishment alone. Incentives for this program include non-monetary items such as verbal praise and increased program status and monetary inc...

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