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William Woodward

Director, Training and Technical Assistance
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
Institute of Behavioral Science
University of Colorado
483 UCB
1440 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Email: bill.woodward@colorado.edu

Educational History

  • M.P.A. 1977, Organization Development/Criminal Justice, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • B.A. 1973, Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Training certifications include:

  • Certified trainer: Motivational Interviewing
  • Certified trainer: TrueColors
  • Certified trainer: Associated Consultants International - an organization development peer review association for OD consultants. (Peer reviewed certification required once every four years.)

Professional History

  • Professional Research Assistant, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2002-Present
  • Principal, William Woodward Associates, Boulder Colorado, 1985-present
  • Senior Project Manager, Center for Effective Public Policy, Silver Spring, MD, 1999-2001
  • Director, Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, State of Colorado, 1984-1999

Honors

  • Certificate of Appreciation, US DOJ, Office of Victims of Crime, 1989
  • Benjamin Franklin Firefighters Award, Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Safety, 1999
  • Appointed Member, Governor Romer's Committee for a Drug Free Colorado, Executive Committee, 1994

Selected Publications: Books

  • Contributing Author: "What Works and Why: Effective Approaches to Reentry," American Corrections Association & International Community Corrections Association, 2005.
  • Contributing Author: "Probation and Parole Treatment Planner," John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2003.
  • Contributing Author: "The Intermediate Sanctions Handbook: Experiences and Tools for Policymakers," Prepared for National Institute of Corrections by Center for Effective Public Policy, 1993.

Selected Publications: Research Reports

  • Co-Author: "Jail and Evidence-Based Practices Assessment," Napa County, California, Report to the Board of Supervisors, October 2007.
  • Author, "Workload of Hawai'i's Probation and Parole Officers, Major Findings and Implications for Evidence Based Practice," Report to the Interagency Council on Intermediate Sanctions, December 2006.
  • Author, "Improving Public Safety through Comprehensive Planning and Offender Management," Report to the City and County of Denver, June 2005.
  • Co-Author: Juvenile Assessment Sexual Perpetrator (JASP) Instrument Validation Evaluation; Report to Cook County, Illinois, Juvenile Probation Office, March 2005.
  • Contributing Author: "Implementing Effective Correctional Management of Offenders in the Community: An Integrated Model," Resource document for National Institute of Correction's national satellite broadcast; Crime and Justice Institute, February 2004.
  • Contributing Author: "Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: Collaboration for Systemic Change in the Criminal Justice System," Resource document for National Institute of Correction's national satellite broadcast; Crime and Justice Institute, February 2004.
  • Contributing Author: " Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: Leading Organizational Change and Development," Resource document for National Institute of Correction's national satellite broadcast; Crime and Justice Institute, February 2004.
  • Contributing Author: "Implementing Evidence-Based Principles in Community Corrections: The Principles of Effective Intervention," Resource document for National Institute of Correction's national satellite broadcast; Crime and Justice Institute, February 2004.
  • Panelist: National Institute Corrections national satellite broadcast: "Implementing Effective Correctional management of Offenders in the Community," February 2004 (12,000 attended nationwide).
  • Contributing Author: "Strategic Planning Curriculum," Training And Technical Assistance Center, Office of Victims of Crime, OJP, 2003.
  • Author: "Report on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Hawai'i's Sex Offender Treatment Programs," September 2003.
  • Author: "Efficiency and Effectiveness of Denver Adult Probation," Nov 2002.
  • Contributing Author: "Strategic Planning Curriculum," Pickett Institute, BJA 2002.
  • Contributing Author: "Collaboration in the Criminal Justice System" Curriculum, CEPP,NIC/BJA/SJI 2001.
  • Panelist National Institute Corrections national satellite broadcast: "Alleviating Jail Crowding: A Systemic Approach" April 2001.
  • Author: "Beyond Megans Law," Council of State Governments, May 2001.

Selected Research Projects

  • State Homeland Security and Assessment Grant. Principal Investigator. State of Colorado Division of Local Affairs. Continuation grant for the planning, assessment, and strategy for the Colorado State Homeland Security Assessment and Strategy. 09/01/07 - 12/31/08. $220,000.
  • State Homeland Security and Assessment Grant. Principal Investigator. State of Colorado Division of Local Affairs. Continuation grant for the planning, assessment, and strategy for the Colorado State Homeland Security Assessment and Strategy. 08/01/07 - 12/31/08. $280,000.
  • Homeland Security and Assessment Grant. Principal Investigator. State of Colorado Division of Local Affairs. Continuation grant for the planning, assessment, and strategy for the Colorado State Homeland Security Assessment and Strategy. 11/01/06 - 03/31/08. $200,000.
  • Homeland Security Information Sharing Assessment. Principal Investigator. State of Colorado Division of Local Affairs. Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of Information Sharing in the State of Colorado. 06/01/06 - 03/31/07. $114,600.

Revised: February 10, 2012