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Check out Orbis' blog to see articles and content with a focus on criminal and juvenile justice, child welfare, evidence-based interventions, and other matters affecting our communities. 

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Dec 2023
Thursday
Effective methods for behavioral change are at the heart of the criminal justice and human services systems. Two critical approaches are Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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Nov 2023
Thursday
Effective methods for behavioral change are at the heart of the criminal justice and human services systems. Two critical approaches are Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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Oct 2023
Thursday
Assessments are essential in the human services and criminal justice sectors, but those focusing on strengths and capabilities rather than only deficits hold transformative power. Why? Because how we evaluate and support individuals matters, ...
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Sep 2023
Thursday
When it comes to the complex criminal justice system, the threads of change often weave through innovative approaches that offer hope, empowerment, and transformation. Evidence-based case management provides a pathway for justice-involved clients ...
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Aug 2023
Thursday
In criminal justice and human services, a critical aspect of guiding at-risk youth and adults toward positive transformation lies in understanding their unique needs, strengths, and risks. Enter risk, needs, and strengths assessments—a fundamental ...
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Jul 2023
Thursday
Pursuing positive outcomes and sustainable change lies at the heart of our collective missions in human services and criminal justice. As professionals dedicated to making a difference, we understand the challenges accompanying this endeavor, and we ...
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Jun 2023
Thursday
Mood disorders cast a significant shadow over the lives of teenage girls, impacting their emotional well-being and overall development. Depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorder can pose immense challenges for these young individuals, ...
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May 2023
Thursday
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As we come together to shine a spotlight on mental health, addressing the pressing issue of mental health within the criminal justice system is crucial. This month provides us with a timely opportunity to ...
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Mar 2023
Thursday
Trauma can profoundly impact an individual's well-being, both in terms of physical and psychological health, especially for those in the legal system. Therefore, it is essential to understand the signs of trauma, its impact, and treatment program ...
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Feb 2023
Thursday
Assimilating back into society is exceptionally difficult for individuals who have been incarcerated. Those with criminal convictions have little access to public assistance programs, limited job opportunities, and barriers to obtaining a quality ...