JRSA Forum, March 2012, Volume 30 Issue 1
 

Contents

Feature Articles

Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse in the States

SACs Aid Efforts to Monitor Prescription Drug Abuse

IES Offers Resources and Research Opportunities for Correctional Education Researchers

National Scene

ASUCRP Gathers in Baltimore for Annual Conference

BJS Deputy Director Ramker Wins 2012 SEARCH Award

JRSA News

NJJEC Assesses Evaluation Needs of OJJDP Grantees

JRSA Welcomes New Staff Member

SAC News

Iowa, Kentucky, South Carolina, West Virginia, Wyoming

Using Social Media to Improve Information Sharing in West Virginia









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Karen F. Maline, Editor
Nancy Michel, Managing Editor

JRSA OFFICERS AND STAFF:

Phillip Stevenson, President
Stephen Haas, Vice President
Carmen Dorsey, Secretary/ Treasurer
Lisa Broidy, Delegate
Lisa Shoaf, Delegate
David Olson, Appointed Delegate
Jackie Vandercook, Past President

Joan C. Weiss, Executive Director

Ali Burnett, Office Manager
Sandra Dayton, Director of Finance and Administration
Shawn Flower, Research Associate
Karen F. Maline, Director of Member Services
Nancy Michel, Director of Publications
Stan Orchowsky, Research Director
Marc Osman, Web Site Manager
Matthew Perkins, Project Manager
Jason Trask, Program Associate
Lisa Walbolt Wagner, Research Associate
Carrie Williamson, Research Associate

 
 
 
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JRSA Welcomes New Staff Member

Shawn M. Flower joined the JRSA staff in May 2012 as a part-time Research Associate working on the National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center. She earned her undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. degrees at University of Maryland, College Park. As a graduate student, Shawn worked as a Program Evaluator conducting process and outcome evaluations on prevention interventions for at-risk youth under the direction of Dr. Denise Gottfredson. Since completing her Ph.D. in 2007, she has worked as the Principal Researcher of Choice Research Associates, providing criminal justice research services that focus on issues of prisoner reentry, female offenders, community corrections, and program evaluation that employ rigorous methodologies. She is a consultant with the National Institute of Corrections Women Offender Initiative, Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, and serves as Chair of the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Women Offender Management Workgroup.