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ARC (Assisting Reentry to our Communities) Programs


  • ARC Diversity (part 1) (part 2)
    Dr. Armando Solorzano, Ph.D., University of Utah, provides a seminar focusing on minority populations, impact of immigration, cultural divides, and historical markers that define the Latin Community in Utah.
  • Deborah Koetzle (part 1) (part 2)
    Executive Director, Program of Doctoral Studies in Criminal Justice, John Jay Graduate Center, City University of New York.
  • Dr. Beth Skinner
    Director of the National Reentry Resource Center, New York City. She is one of the country's leading experts on what is happening at the state level with community corrections, justice reinvestment, and reentry.
  • Gordon Swensen
    Director of Statewide Strategic Alliances and Initiatives, Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services. A review of Utah Governor Gary Herbert's Prison Reform and Initiative; evidence-based practices and a brief description of proven successes impacting the judicial system; rentry barriers and the value of federal/state/community partnerships/collaboration in terms of reduction of recidivism; and the critical role of the court in furthering the principles of ARC.
  • Mark Sherman and Meriska Holt (part 1) (part 2)
    Mark Sherman, Juris Doctorate, LLM, Assistant Director of the Education Division - Probation and Pretrial Services, Federal Judicial Center. Two risk assessment tools, PCRA and PTRA, the foundations and uses. An introduction and overview, with U.S. Probation
    Officer, Meriksa Holt, of the actuarial risk prediction tools and a practical application and utilization of PCRA in post conviction supervision.
  • Daniel Chesnut and Gordon Swensen (part 1) (part 2) (part 3), PowerPoint slides 
    Daniel Chesnut, Assistant regional administrator in Salt Lake County for Adult Probation and Parole and the director of the Bonneville Community Correction Center. Gordon Swenson, Director of Statewide Strategic Alliances and Initiatives, Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Services. A one-hour seminar focusing on the Transition Model Initiative.
  • Reentry Court Programs (part 1) (part 2)
    A look at the Reentry Court Programs utilized by the U.S. District Court in the District of Utah.
  • ARC Training (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) (part 4)
    Presented on September 9th, 2015
  • A Working Partnership (YouTube Video)
    UDOWD - A description of the Utah Defendant/Offender Workforce Development Program.
  • Detention Reduction Outreach Program (DROP)
    Presented on May 18, 2017
  • Transference and Countertransference for Legal Professionals (part 1) (part 2) (part 3)
    Presented on Feb 1, 2018