Shelby Pederson

People Make Mistakes: Stakeholders' & Participants' Perspectives of Deferred Prosecution Programs

People Make Mistakes: Stakeholders' & Participants' Perspectives of Deferred Prosecution Programs

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus, Shelby Pederson, Elizabeth Curley, Annie Grier, Matthew Epperson, Leon Sawh

Deferred prosecution programs (DPPs – also known as diversion) are a type of prosecutor-led diversion program that diverts individuals from traditional court proceedings to participate in specific program requirements in return for dismissal or expungement of their charge(s). Yet, there is no standardized DPP model applied across programs and jurisdictions and there is little research regarding the implementation outcomes of these varied programs.

Category: Diversion, Deferred Prosecution
Protocol: Multi-Site Feasibility Evaluation of Mobile & Technology-Assisted Aftercare Services for Crisis Stabilization Units

Protocol: Multi-Site Feasibility Evaluation of Mobile & Technology-Assisted Aftercare Services for Crisis Stabilization Units

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus, Rachel Fulmer, Shelby Pederson, Jacob Eikenberry

Crisis Stabilization Units (CSUs) offer short-term stabilization services to persons experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. Individuals can be admitted to CSUs through law enforcement decision and referral, however, little is known about this process. Additionally, once admitted, a significant challenge for CSUs is retaining individuals in treatment after their initial stabilization.

Category: Study Protocol, Post-Crisis Stabilization
opioid crisis 5-key model

THE OPIOID CRISIS AMONG 5-KEY MODEL STUDY PARTICIPANTS

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus-Davis, Shelby Pederson

Learn how opioid use affects individuals in our first four 5-Key Model Phase 1 states - Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Texas - as they leave incarceration and return home.

Category: 5-Key Model for Reentry
opioid crisis in Kentucky

THE OPIOID CRISIS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED INCARCERATION IN Kentucky

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus-Davis, Shelby Pederson

Learn how opioid use affects individuals in Kentucky as they leave incarceration and return home. The reentry period is a high-risk time for individuals who use opioids and for those diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Policy recommendations include infusing the Opioid Use Disorder Continuum of Care into both correctional and community-based settings to increase screening, linkage, initiation, and retention of affected individuals into prevention or treatment services. 

Category: 5-Key Model for Reentry
opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

THE OPIOID CRISIS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED INCARCERATION IN Pennsylvania

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus-Davis, Shelby Pederson

Learn how opioid use affects individuals in Pennsylvania as they leave incarceration and return home. The reentry period is a high-risk time for individuals who use opioids and for those diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Policy recommendations include infusing the Opioid Use Disorder Continuum of Care into both correctional and community-based settings to increase screening, linkage, initiation, and retention of affected individuals into prevention or treatment services. 

Category: 5-Key Model for Reentry
opioid crisis in Texas

THE OPIOID CRISIS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED INCARCERATION IN Texas

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus-Davis, Shelby Pederson

Learn how opioid use affects individuals in Texas as they leave incarceration and return home. The reentry period is a high-risk time for individuals who use opioids and for those diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Policy recommendations include infusing the Opioid Use Disorder Continuum of Care into both correctional and community-based settings to increase screening, linkage, initiation, and retention of affected individuals into prevention or treatment services. 

Category: 5-Key Model for Reentry
opioid crisis in Florida

The opioid crisis among individuals who have experienced incarceration in Florida

Published: | Author: Carrie Pettus-Davis, Shelby Pederson

Learn how opioid use affects individuals in Florida as they leave incarceration and return home. The reentry period is a high-risk time for individuals who use opioids and for those diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Policy recommendations include infusing the Opioid Use Disorder Continuum of Care into both correctional and community-based settings to increase screening, linkage, initiation, and retention of affected individuals into prevention or treatment services. 

Category: 5-Key Model for Reentry, Results for Policymakers