The American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies - Webinar
An Introduction to the Desistance Model for Criminal Justice Professionals (MEMBERS ONLY)
Presented by Joe Arvidson
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- Briefly review the Risk-Needs-Responsivity Model and that state of correctional interventions today.
- Be given an introduction to the various theories of Desistance from Crime.
- Examine and discuss how to recognize and promote desistance correlates in the populations they work with.
Joe Arvidson has been an adjunct faculty member at Concordia University St. Paul and Metropolitan State University since 2000, where he teaches on both the graduate and undergraduate level. He currently serves on the Criminal Justice Advisory Board for Concordia University. He has been employed in the field of Corrections for over 30-years. In his current role, Mr. Arvidson is responsible for strategic planning, program development, and making recommendations on policies, procedures, and services related to the implementation of evidence-based practices. He is also responsible for training and facilitating a variety of EBP’s, ranging from cognitive skills programs, motivational interviewing, and risk assessment. He is a Master Trainer of the Level of Service/Case Management Inventory(LS/CMI) and trained in the administration of the Structured Dynamic Assessment Case Management (SDAC-21). Mr. Arvidson received both his B.A and M.S degrees from St. Cloud State University. He also attained a Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Metropolitan State University.
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