Adapting Community Corrections in Response to COVID-19 (ADAPT-CC) Research Study

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University of Central Florida

About this study:

The purpose of this study is to examine how community corrections agencies altered policies and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now recruiting community supervision officers to participate in interviews to learn about how working during the pandemic has impacted them.

What does participation involve?

You will be asked to participate in interviews to learn about your perceptions of change in your agency as a result of COVID-19 and the impact of working during the pandemic on you. This interview will allow you to report on your experiences and opinions. We will follow-up with you in 12 weeks to identify any changes in your experiences.

The interview should take around 45-60 minutes. We will not report any individual interview findings and will only report aggregate findings. Individual agencies/organizations will also not be identified, and your supervisors and co-workers will not know you participated in this study.

Why is your participation needed?

Community supervision officers are a key part of the criminal justice system. The information collected in this study will provide key data for understanding how to support supervision work during crisis and public health emergencies.

How do I sign up?

If you are willing to share your experiences, please e-mail interview coordinator, Ashley Lockwood, at to schedule an interview you can sign up here:

You may contact the study PI, Dr. Jill Viglione, at 407-823-2655 or at with any questions or concerns.