Welcome to ACE!

Collaborative and creative research to advance evidence-based practices.

ACE! conducts collaborative and creative research to bring evidence-based practices and treatment to practitioners and policymakers in the criminal justice and health fields. We work with our partners in crafting new policies focused on proactively preventing criminal behavior rather than simply responding to it. Click here to check out a summary of ACE! in the last year.

Another great contribution to the #COVIDinCorrections discourse from ACE! alum @CJViglione Adaptations to COVID-19 in Community Corrections Agencies across the United States https://t.co/XYFkHmuwSA
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Major Projects

The Center's current and completed major projects fall into two main categories: Research and Training & Technical Assistance.

Tools for the Field

Tools for the justice and treatment field include the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) Simulation Tool, SUSTAIN eLearning Suite, and YOURS.

Emerging Scholar Labs

ACE!'s Undergraduate and Graduate Research Labs allow students to build research skills while learning various research techniques.

Recent News & Announcements

ACE! Cookbook

Looking for some new recipes to try out at home? We've put ...
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Dr. Taxman participating in Brookings Institute Panel

ACE! Director Dr. Faye Taxman took part in a panel discussion at ...
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Dr. Faye Taxman discusses the opioid epidemic on The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Dr. Faye Taxman along with Dr. Andy Robie, Chief Medical Information Officer ...
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Mason awarded NIH grant to establish center for research on opioid abuse treatment

George Mason University News highlights new NIDA-funded project that targets the opioid ...
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RNR and SUSTAIN in Hidalgo County, TX

Check out the great work that Hidalgo County, TX is doing with ...
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Hidalgo County, TX Specialty Court Programs

Hidalgo County Community Supervision and Corrections Department is doing amazing work with ...
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