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Join WestEd Researchers at the 2018 American Society of Criminology Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

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Researchers from the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center will have a strong presence at the 2018 American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, November 14–17, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Join us at the following presentations:

Wednesday, November 14

Session: Addressing Needs of Communities and Individuals: Findings from the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center
Time & Location: 9:30–10:50am / Marriott, A707, Atrium Level

Presentation: Implementation Readiness and Measurement Within Complex Community Settings
WestEd Presenters: Trevor Fronius, Sarah Guckenburg, Anthony Petrosino, Hannah Sutherland, Pamela MacDougall

Presentation: State Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative: Case Study Findings
WestEd Presenters: Sarah Guckenburg, Alexis Stern, Hannah Sutherland, Anthony Petrosino

Presentation: Evaluation Findings of Minnesota Statewide Initiative to Reduce Recidivism Grant
WestEd Presenters: Hannah Sutherland, Sarah Guckenburg, Cecilia Dodge, Anthony Petrosino

Presentation: Using Technology to Improve Sexual Health Education for Male Juvenile Offenders
WestEd Presenters: Staci Wendt, Anthony Petrosino, Pamela MacDougall, Rebeca Cerna, Jonathan Nakamoto, Trevior Fronius, Colleen Carter, Lucyna Klinicka

Session: Multi-Level and Multi-Component Approaches to Understanding and Intervening in School Safety and School Violence
Time & Location: 12:30–1:50pm, Marriott, A701, Atrium Level

Presentation: Identifying Needs and Driving School and System Reforms for Safe and Supportive Schools
WestEd Presenter: Joseph McCrary

Session: Evidence-Based Crime Policy I
Time & Location: 5:00 to 6:20pm / Marriott, L508, Lobby Level

Presentation: Meta-Evaluation in Crime Prevention
WestEd Presenters: Claire Morgan, Anthony Petrosino

Thursday, November 15

Session: School Safety Strategies: Findings from WestEd’s Health and Justice Program
Time & Location: 8:00–9:20am, Marriott, A705, Atrium Level

Presentation: The Impact and Implementation of the No Bully System on Student Safety and Related School and Student Outcomes
WestEd Presenters: Jo Ann Izu, Tom Hanson, Anthony Petrosino, Trevor Fronius, Cindy Zheng, Rahila Simzar

Presentation: Impact of Capturing Kids’ Hearts on Student Safety and Related School Outcomes
WestEd Presenters: Tom Hanson, Jonathan Nakamoto, Anthony Petrosino, Cindy Zheng

Presentation: School-Based Law Enforcement, Student Safety, and Related School Outcomes
WestEd Presenters: Alexis Stern, Trevor Fronius, Sarah Guckenburg, Hannah Sutherland, Anthony Petrosino

Session: School Resource Officers’ Training, Implementation and Influence on School Safety and Climate
Time & Location: 9:30–10:50am, Marriott, A701, Atrium Level

Presentation: A Research-Based Framework for Implementing School-Based Law Enforcement Programs
WestEd Presenter: Anthony Petrosino

WestEd Presentation and Reception
Time & Location: 5:30–7:30pm, Marriott, A602, Atrium Level

Hosted by the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center, this special event will feature William Modzeleski, former Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Education and Director of its Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Office, who will present on school shootings and what research is needed from the criminological community to make a difference.

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November 14–17th, 2018


Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia


American Society of Criminology