Session 2E: From NCA Standards to Practice: Lessons Learned from Stories in the Field

Track: Research & Innovative Practices

As part of a larger NIJ grant that assesses the evaluability of Project Harmony, a large CAC, focus groups, surveys, and document reviews were conducted to examine the agency’s services. Challenges and successes associated with implementing NCA's National Standards of Accreditation were identified, demonstrating the importance of procedures and tools that allow for systematic, sustainable tracking of standard adherence. Recommendations are provided on how to overcome these challenges and formally adhere to NCA's Standards.

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Session 2E: From NCA Standards to Practice: Lessons Learned from Stories in the Field
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes As part of a larger NIJ grant that assesses the evaluability of Project Harmony, a large CAC, focus groups, surveys, and document reviews were conducted to examine the agency’s services. Challenges and successes associated with implementing NCA's National Standards of Accreditation were identified, demonstrating the importance of procedures and tools that allow for systematic, sustainable tracking of standard adherence. Recommendations are provided on how to overcome these challenges and formally adhere to NCA's Standards
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Lynn M. Castrianno, PhD

Senior Director, Quality Improvement

Project Harmony

Lynn Castrianno, PhD, MLS, is Senior Director of Quality Improvement at Project Harmony Child Advocacy Center. She oversees Data management, IT, and Facilities. Lynn has worked in data management and research/evaluation of child welfare non-profits for the past 20 years.

Ryan E. Spohn, PhD

Director

Nebraska Center of Justice Research at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dr. Ryan Spohn is the Director of the Nebraska Center of Justice Research (NCJR) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he performs statewide and local research and evaluation activities targeted at improving the performance of Nebraska’s juvenile justice, criminal justice, and corrections activities. Dr. Spohn has published in numerous sociology and criminal justice journals, including Criminal Justice and Behavior, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, and Violence Against Women. Dr. Spohn has served as both a research partner and a consultant for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). He is a Fellow of the BJA Innovations Suite Research-Practitioner Academy and a Fellow of Georgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform.

Teresa C. Kulig, PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dr. Teresa C. Kulig is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research focuses on a range of victimological issues, including studying the nature and prevalence of human trafficking, evaluating theories and measurement of victimization, and examining public perceptions on criminal justice issues. She has published more than 40 articles, chapters, and reports on victimization-related topics. Her recent work appears in Justice Quarterly, American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Human Trafficking, and Journal of School Violence.

Emily M. Wright, PhD

University of Nebraska at Omaha