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Our mission is to develop, disseminate, and implement evidence-based practices in corrections.

Work with Us

Our work impacts corrections agencies and organizations far and wide. From California to Maine, we have conducted and implemented research in all 50 states. Our work also spans international borders to Scotland, Singapore, and New Zealand.

Serving both for profit and non-profit agencies, UCCI provides services for federal, state, local, and international governments as well as professional organizations to promote effective interventions for adult and juvenile offenders.

Our Services

Learn more about our services, which include distance learning modules, staff training, redesign and technical assistance, program evaluation, research and development, and treatment curricula.

In the News

  • UCCI participated in a new initiative to design jail reentry programs.  LA County was one of our first sites.  In March, Dr. Ed Latessa was interviewed by NBC Los Angeles.  There are 2 additional sites in Ohio taking this same initiative: Hamilton County and Hancock County. 

Watch the clip below and contact our Deputy Director for details!

"Los Angeles Recidivism Reduction Initiative Announced"

  • OJJDP "spotlights" Bulletin which presents findings from an evaluation of juvenile drug courts written by UCCI staff members.

"Juvenile Drug Courts: A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation"

  • Recently, Kelly Pitocco was recognized by the WI-DOC Secretary and the WI Governor’s Office for her excellent work with the MIT Team at the Drug Abuse Correctional Center! 

"DACC becomes a model of evidence-based programming"

Kelly and Secretary Wall            2015 Secretary's SALUTE

  • Slate Magazine reports on great accomplishments in the Nortwest: "Washington state has a pathbreaking new idea for how to handle prisoners in solitary confinement: Don’t give up on them."

"What Do You Do With the Worst of the Worst?"