Rehabilitating the men and women in our correctional facilities is a significant challenge and responsibility – one that is enhanced by proven practitioners like La Barbera.
Nashville, Tenn. (Vocus) March 31, 2010
CCA has named Martin La Barbera as director, Addictions Treatment and Behavioral Programs in the company's Inmate Programs department. In his role, La Barbera will develop, implement, monitor and guide substance abuse and behavioral programs for inmates at CCA's more than 60 facilities nationwide.
La Barbera joins CCA with more than 30 years of criminal justice experience. He most recently was a partner in Corrections Research Institute (CRI), a non-profit corrections consulting firm, and previously served with Cornell Companies as managing director for Training and Personnel Development and developer of its Cornell Training Institute. In that role, La Barbera oversaw 30 corporate trainers, providing training to 83 project sites and 4,500 employees nationally.
"The depth and diversity of Martin La Barbera's experience is an asset to our organization,” said Dennis Bradby, CCA vice president, Inmate Programs. "Rehabilitating the men and women in our correctional facilities is a significant challenge and responsibility – one that is enhanced by proven practitioners like La Barbera.”
La Barbera holds a master's of science degree in administration of justice (with an emphasis in corrections and education administration). He specializes in community corrections, inmate treatment and rehabilitation, organizational leadership and a variety of treatment methods in criminal justice, offender reentry and other related areas. La Barbera's articles have been featured in technical and professional publications. He is also an experienced conference presenter and curriculum developer.
"Substance abuse and addiction have led many down the wrong path,” La Barbera said. "As America's leader in partnership corrections, CCA is changing lives, one inmate and one day at a time. I am grateful to be part of this important work.”
CCA is the nation's largest provider of partnership corrections to federal, state and local government, operating more than 60 facilities, including more than 40 company-owned facilities, with approximately 87,000 beds, in 19 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to providing the residential services for inmates, CCA facilities offer rehabilitation and educational programs, including education, vocation, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. For more, visit http://www.correctionscorp.com and http://www.ccacommunities.com.
Louise Grant, spokesperson
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