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Myrinda Schweitzer Smith

Title: Sr Research Associate, Center for Criminal Justice Research and Deputy Director, University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute
Office: 560A Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-0856
Email: schweiml@ucmail.uc.edu

Myrinda Schweitzer Smith received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and is a Sr. Research Associate and Deputy Director at the Corrections Institute in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Schweitzer's research interests include the assessment of correctional programs, the science of implementation and knowledge transfer, and more generally correctional treatment and rehabilitation. She has co-authored several publications, presented nationally and internationally on correctional interventions, and served as a project director for over 200 correctional projects. Specific topics of research and service include a state-wide correctional treatment program evaluation, the development and implementation of cognitive-behavioral programs for general delinquency, criminality, substance abuse, employment, and sexual offending, as well as recent initiatives to implement effective practices for community supervision and support.

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Florida DJJ EPICS Training Contract, Department of Justice. (10143), $98,000.00. 03-01-2014 to 02-28-2015. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Arizona AZYAS System Conversion, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2014-00000043), $60,000.00. 04-01-2014 to 12-31-2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, OIC Clark County Second Chance Grant Offender Reentry Program, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (2012-CZ-BX-0007), $25,000.00. 03-01-2014 to 03-31-2014. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, South Dakota EPICS Train the Trainer, Department of Justice. (Epics), $28,000.00. 06-01-2014 to 12-31-2014. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, FY 2015 AZYAS Maintenance, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2014-00000195), $82,000.00. 10-28-2014 to 09-01-2015. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Virginia DJJ EPICS Train the Trainer and CQI Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (MOA-15-007_EPICS), $47,000.00. 07-01-2014 to 06-30-2015. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, 403152015 ODRC Prison Programatic Technical Assistance, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (403-15-2015), $183,700.00. 09-01-2015 to 06-30-2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, City of Norfolk Technical Assistance Year 2, Department of Justice. (Norfolk training), $20,000.00. 01-01-2015 to 06-30-2015. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, AZYAS Train the Trainers 2016, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2016-00000088), $20,000.00. 04-25-2016 to 06-30-2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, ODRC Training And Technical Assistance 2016, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. (403-16-2219 CCP and CPC Training), $45,600.00. 03-01-2016 to 09-30-2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, B3 study sites coaching and training, Administration for Children and Families. (MDRC/HHSP23320095644WC/HHSP23337008T-B3), $229,750.00. 07-01-2016 to 12-31-2016. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, CEPP 2017 CPC and CPC Training, National Institute of Corrections. (CEPP / NIC 16CS05GKU0), $28,250.00. 09-01-2016 to 04-14-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Potter County Pennsylvania ORAS Training, Department of Justice. (ORAS), $6,500.00. 08-01-2016 to 09-30-2016. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, PA Council of Chief Juvenile Probations Officers EPICS Training, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (PA EPICS), $20,550.00. 10-01-2016 to 06-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, IOWA Training on Core Correctional Practices, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (17092), $55,500.00. 09-01-2016 to 08-31-2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Latessa, Edward; Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (2016-ZB-BX-K004), $200,000.00. 10-01-2016 to 09-30-2019. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Minnesota Core Correctional Practices Technical Assistance, Department of Justice. (Swift Contract # 107846), $59,000.00. 07-11-2016 to 12-31-2016. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Latessa, Edward; Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, The implementation and Evaluation of the Effective Practices in Community Support Model for Influencers, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (2016-RY-BX-K045), $498,713.00. 10-01-2016 to 09-30-2019. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Nebraska Supervisory, Case Management and EPICS Train the Trainer, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (NEBPP2013-ZB-BX-K002 / BJA 2013-ZB-BX-K002), $51,500.00. 01-01-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (Collaborator), Latessa, Edward; Schweitzer Smith, Myrinda, Heroin Reserach Project in Ross County Ohio, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (2013-JG-B01-V6077), $70,079.87. 10-01-2016 to 09-30-2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Georgia DJJ EPICS 2017, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (46100-324-J2N1700020 / 2015-CZ-BJ-0025), $20,000.00. 03-01-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Alexandria VA EPICS and CCP end-user Training, Department of Justice. (17-A4022Ad15 / DOJ-Byrne), $30,000.00. 02-01-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Illinois EPICS and CCP trainings, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS-CCP / 2014-CZ-BX-0025), $63,000.00. 02-22-2017 to 12-31-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Georgia DJJ EPICS 2017, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (EPICS part 2 (3 trainings)), $60,000.00. 03-01-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Nevada DOC NRAS, CCP, EPICS and EPICS-I training contract, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS / 2016-CZ-BX-0015), $214,500.00. 02-01-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Virginia DJJ EPICS Trainings March and April 2017, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS), $40,000.00. 03-01-2017 to 11-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Norfolk Year 3 Technical Assistance, Department of Justice. (16-C2901AD14), $13,000.00. 01-01-2017 to 06-30-2017. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, ODRC CBI-Employment Trainings, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (403-18-2324), $26,250.00. 07-01-2017 to 06-30-2018. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Georgia DJJ EPICS Coder Trainings, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (GDJJ 22112001 sub OJJDP), $27,000.00. 07-07-2017 to 09-30-2017. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, NY DOC EPICS, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS), $31,250.00. 06-01-2017 to 04-30-2018. Status: Awarded.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, New Haven Connecticut EPICS-I Tranings, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS-I / 2015-CZ-BX-0010), $26,000.00. 10-01-2017 to 09-30-2018. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Nevada DOC NRAS, CCP, EPICS and EPICS-I traning contract, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (EPICS / 2016-CZ-BX-0015), $121,250.00. 10-01-2017 to 11-30-2017. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Smith, Myrinda, Nevada DOC training Contract Year 2, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (CCP-EPICS / 2016-CZ-BX-0015), $109,000.00. 10-01-2017 to 09-30-2019. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Newsome, Jamie; Smith, Myrinda, Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to Promote Successful Reentry: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Process Evaluation, and Cost-Benefit Analysis., National Institute of Justice. (2019-RY-BX-0003), $2,503,344.00. 02-01-2019 to 01-31-2026. Status: Awarded.