Presentation on theme: "Transforming Corrections Presented at the Reintegration Puzzle Conference Auckland, New Zealand Thursday, August 22, 2013 Tom O’Connor, Ph.D. CEO., Transforming."— Presentation transcript:
Transforming Corrections Presented at the Reintegration Puzzle Conference Auckland, New Zealand Thursday, August 22, 2013 Tom O’Connor, Ph.D. CEO., Transforming Corrections Assistant Prof., Criminal Justice, Western Oregon University (503) 559-5752 email@example.com
More compassionate More collaborative Focused on health More effective Less expensive A Journey of Adaptive Change
3 Immunity to Change ® A Human Development Approach to Adaptive Change by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey, 2010
4 Global Peace Index Context Conditions Consciousness http://www.visionofhumanity.org/ - /page/indexes/global-peace-index
Incarceration Rates in the United States 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 19301940195019601970198019902000 Rate per 100,000 Residents Sources: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Prisoners in State and Federal Institutions on December 31, annual, and Correctional Populations in the United States, annual. http://www.census.gov/statab/hist/02HS0024.xls
Incarceration Change Between 1960 and 1990 When Crime Rates were almost identical. FinlandGermany United States Tonry, M. (2004). Thinking About Crime: Sense and Sensibility in American Penal Culture. New York: Oxford University Press.
What Makes the Difference? Self Working relationship with a change agent Program Placebo 40% 30% 15% (McNeill, Batchelor, Burnett, Knox, (2005), 21 st Century Social Work, Glasgow School of Social Work)
Malcolm X Anne Frank Fr. Danial Berrigan St. Paul Gandhi Martin Luther King Lydia Kamakaeha A High Dream Approach Aung San Suu Kyi Nelson Mandela Malcolm X Anne Frank Fr. Danial Berrigan St. Paul Gandhi Martin Luther King Lydia Kamakaeha Aung San Suu Kyi Nelson Mandela
Ask yourself this question. What is the opposite of fragile? Anti-fragile “The world breaks everyone, and some get stronger because of it.” Earnest Hemmingway
Reduces Recidivism Rates by 22% and Saves $10.42 for every $1 invested Functional Family Therapy Program for Juveniles
Follow- Up With an Outcome Evaluation: Results from Washington’s Functional Family Therapy 17% 27% 32% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% Recidivism Rate FFT youth (Competent therapists) Comparison youth FFT youth (Not competent therapists) 10 of 15
Evidence-based Decision Making Initiative – EBDMI & Justice Reinvestment Strategy Police – who to arrest? Mental Health – who to help and keep out of penal system? Jail – who to release? Prosecution/Defense – what to charge? Judges – what sentence? Probation, Prison & Parole – what change agent and treatment?
Dialogue Coaching – The Art of Thinking Together William Issacs / David Kantor, 2012 MoveFollowOpposeBystand
“The quest for meaning is an inherent part of being human.” There are 3 basic ways of making meaning – H/S/R. H: Humanist S. Spiritual R. Religious Making Meaning
What is it?- understanding / intelligence Shared Framework for Making Meaning Is it so?- truth / rationality
Please answer this question. A bat and a ball cost $1.10. The bat costs one dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
What is it?- understanding / intelligence Is it loving?- humanist, spiritual, religious meaning Is it good?- ethics / morality Shared Framework for Making Meaning Is it so?- truth / rationality