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.

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Major Projects

The Center's current and completed major projects fall into two primary 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

Feature Article: Drivers of County Engagement in Criminal Justice–Behavioral Health Initiatives

As part of the work for the Implementation Mechanisms of Justice and ...
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Webinar: Criminal Legal System – Behavioral Health Evidence-Based Practices

The I.M. Justice BH (Implementation Mechanisms of Justice and Behavioral Health) research ...
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Webinar: Improving mental health services to reduce jail populations (6-23-2021)

Certificate of Completion (click to enlarge This presentation details a high-level view ...
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Cover of Handbook

Handbook on Moving Corrections and Sentencing Forward

ACE! Director Dr. Faye Taxman recently published the Handbook on Moving Corrections ...
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ACE! Cookbook

Looking for some new recipes to try out at home? We've put ...
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