Learning Designs, Inc.

Learning Designs, Inc. uses best practices to develop, deliver, and evaluate custom training. Our goal is to help you close the gap between employee potential and performance. We partner with our clients to achieve results by design.

We provide Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) training for criminal justice organizations.

National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University, under the leadership of Director Ann Adalist-Estrin, has provided consultation to government and non-government agencies and community programs in 47 states including Connecticut’s statewide Children of Incarcerated Parents Initiative; Sesame Street; Austin Independent School District, Prison Fellowship Ministries, and The Red Heart Association of Taiwan.

Lore Joplin

Lore Joplin provides technical assistance to government agencies and non-profits. Her professional focus is on the analysis of public policy issues, including financial, operational, and political impacts at state and local levels. She has comprehensive experience managing complex projects and facilitating collaborative mapping and planning processes. Her work spans multiple areas including criminal justice, health care policy, and higher education. Ms.

LEAD National Support Bureau

The LEAD National Support Bureau is a project of the Public Defender Association (PDA) in Seattle, WA (www.defender.org), and the Katal Center for Health, Equity & Justice in New York, NY (www.katalcenter.org), to provide support and technical assistance to jurisdictions around the nation which are planning and implementing LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) programs.

Carrie Abner

Carrie Abner is a Research Associate at the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA), where she currently directs projects related to the prevention and response to sexual assault in community corrections settings, the implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act in tribal detention facilities, the community supervision of domestic violence offenders, and victim services in probation and parole settings.  She previously served as the Senior Policy Analyst for Public Safety and Justice at The Council of State Governments (CSG), where she focused on state legislation and policies

Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims' needs.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY 17 PREA Resource Center (PRC) Continuation