NRWC will be launching a reentry certification program for leaders and practitioners who are working with people who have been impacted by the justice system. The certification offers the field a baseline standard of practice that synthesizes over 20 years of research into successful reentry practices. In partnership with Alliance for Community and Justice Innovation (ACJI), NRWC will offer both a Reentry Specialist and a Reentry Leader certification. This certification framework is the first of its kind to offer reentry organizations a common set of principles, knowledge, and science driven tools which can support community driven innovations and the emergence of new and promising practices.
A self-directed certification program for Program Managers, Reentry Specialists, Case Managers, Employment Specialists, and similar roles to develop the practical skills needed to effectively apply reentry workforce best practice in the field of reentry.
A self-directed certification program for Program Leaders (including but not limited to Program Directors/Managers, Workforce Development Director/Manager, Executive Director, and similar roles to empower key leaders to implement and measure program impact and be a resource of support for others on their team.
NRWC is an emerging national network of organizations, practitioners, advocates, employers, and industry experts in reentry programming and workforce development, spanning across 74 cities in 32 states.