Conflict Intervention as Crime Prevention

Report Author

Justin R. Corbett

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

ACD - Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal

A.C.T. - Assisting Children through Transition

ADR - Alternative Dispute Resolution

BMT - Basic Mediation Training

CBO - Community-Based Organization

CC - Corporation Counsel

CCI - Center for Court Innovation

CDRC - Community Dispute Resolution Center

CJC - Community Justice Center

CMS - Community Mediation Services

COLA - Cost-of-Living Adjustment

CW - Complaining Witness

DA - District Attorney

DAT - Desk Appearance Tickets

DOE - Department of Education

DOH - Department of Health

DOP - Department of Probation

DV - Domestic Violence

DYCD - Department of Youth & Community Development

FTE - Full-Time Equivalent

FY - Fiscal Year

IMCR - Institute for Mediation & Conflict Resolution, Inc.

IPV - Intimate Partner Violence

ITT - Intention-to-Treat

MAP/15 - Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety

MOCJ - Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

NYC - New York City

NYCHA - New York City Housing Authority

NYCID - New York Center for Interpersonal Development

NYPD - New York City Police Department

NYPI - New York Peace Institute

NYS - New York State

NYSDRA - New York State Dispute Resolution Association

QMC - Queensbridge Mediation Center

QMN - Queens Mediation Network (CMS’ Queens County CDRC)

PINS - Person in Need of Supervision

PTSD - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSS - Post-Traumatic Stress Symptom

RFP - Request for Proposals

RHPP - Red Hook Peacemaking Program

RJ - Restorative Justice

RNR - Risk-Need-Responsivity

ROI - Return on Investment

SE-EIM - Special Education and Early Intervention Mediation

SQF - Stop, Question, and Frisk (NYPD Policing Tactic)

TOC - Theory/Theories of Change

ToM - Theory of Mind

UCS - Unified Court System

VOM - Victim-Offender Mediation

WSIPP - Washington State Institute for Public Policy