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Katie Meyer

Katie Meyer

CAIS/JAIS Program Manager

Katie Meyer became CAIS/JAIS program manager in 2021 after joining Evident Change as a program associate in 2012. Throughout her time at Evident Change, Katie has influenced systems change in both adult and youth justice settings. She stays current with national best practices as a member of the Association for Talent Development's Madison-area chapter and the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA). She is a member of the editorial board for Perspectives, APPA's research publication.

Prior to her work at Evident Change, Katie worked for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, leading process evaluations of contracted providers as well as reviewing and monitoring human subjects research projects conducted by external entities.

Katie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in urban and regional studies with an emphasis in planning from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a Master of Science in urban studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  

Recent publications by Katie Meyer:

Katie Meyer

Moving from punitive to rehabilitative approaches is an integral aspect of justice system reform. The need for this change is based on current research that shows rehabilitative approaches lead to more positive outcomes for individuals—and safer communities. Beyond that, however, system reform requires a significant paradigm shift. Many justice

Katie Meyer, Program Associate, NCCD

What would a white, cis-female, millennial professional have to offer regarding diversity and inclusion issues? What would she know about diversity and inclusion, anyway? The implicit bias of these questions, along with the assumptions and stereotypes packaged alongside, are exactly why I am interested in issues of diversity and inclusion. My

Katie Meyer, Program Associate, NCCD

The Juvenile Assessment and Intervention SystemTM (JAIS) is a multidimensional assessment and supervision system that includes actuarial risk assessment and a comprehensive assessment of needs. JAISTM is designed to assist workers in developing appropriate strategies for each youth at intake, rather than learning what works with youth over time on a trial-and-error basis.