Lore Joplin Consulting

Projects & Clients


I work with a variety of government and non-profit organizations. Some examples of current and past projects are listed below:
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge: An initiative designed to reduce the unnecessary use of jails in our communities.  Learn more.

  • Connecticut Department of Corrections, Health Services: Criminal Justice System and Affordable Care Act Mapping Project with the National Institute of Corrections.

  • Washington State Office of Financial Management: Jail Diversion for People with Mental Illness in Washington State. An analysis of the status of mental health services available to people with mental illness in Washington state and a national scan of best practices. Final Report

  • Washington State Office of Financial Management: Analysis of Statewide Adult Correctional Needs and Costs. Final Report

  • Multnomah County Mental Health Jail Diversion Feasibility Study: Assessment of the status of jail diversion for people with mental illness and recommendations for improvements. Final Report

  • Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment: Final Report

  • Washington State Department of Corrections: A joint planning project with King County, focused on planning for enhanced reentry of inmates returning to the community from prison and jails


  • Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project: Research, conduct interviews for case studies, and co-write a white paper focused on coverage requirements and policy issues related to substance abuse treatment for the Medicaid expansion population under the Affordable Care Act.

  • San Francisco Probation: Conduct a series of planning meetings with staff and design and develop a strategic plan. Final Report

  • San Francisco Reentry Council: Building Justice in San Francisco - Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System Community Meetings. Final Report


  • AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program: Develop methods and tools for engaging stakeholders in the systematic review process for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Effective Healthcare Program.

  • Arizona Probation: Conduct a statewide planning process with all Arizona counties to implement new administrative rules focused on the implementation of evidence-based practices in probation.

  • National Institute of Corrections: Mapping the Crininal Justice System to Connect Justice-Invovled Individuals with Treatment and Health Care under the Affordable Care Act. Final Report

  • National Institute of Corrections: Through a cooperative agreement, support National Institute of Corrections' efforts to implement evidence-based practices in corrections.