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Meet The Instructors


Senior Instructor

Dr. Raymund Narag

Raymund E. Narag, PhD. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Narag specializes in comparative criminal justice administration. His specific focus is understanding prison and court management in the Philippines. Dr. Narag finished his Ph.D. Degree from Michigan State University. Prior to being academician, he was falsely accused of a crime he did not commit and time in jail in the Philippines. He was eventually found not guilty and has since worked for the improvement of justice systems all over the world.


Tyrone Mattison MS

Tyrone Mattison is a Criminal Justice professional with 10 years of experience in Corrections and is currently a candidate for a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a specialty in Online Education at Walden University. During his college studies, he gained a plethora of experience through participation in programs, which he acquired knowledge of database management, programs, tools, and technology. In addition, Tyrone Mattison has experience traveling abroad to learn the history of foreign country's criminal justice systems in the Philippines and Australia.

Senior Instructor

Clarke Jones

Dr. Jones is a criminologist and senior research fellow based at the Research School of Psychology at the Australian National University (ANU). His expertise includes interventions / rehabilitation, radicalisation / prison radicalization, correctional reform, and prison gangs. Dr. Jones has applied his research to prison and jail reform in the Philippines correctional system and continues to advise Philippines correctional agencies (the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), the Bureau and Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on areas such as the management of high-risk offenders and prison gangs. In this capacity, he has delivered over 50 workshops, courses, and conferences to the BuCor, the BJMP, and the Parole and Probation Agency. He has also worked as a senior consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute (UNAFAI) where he has developed courses and provided training on several areas of correctional reform, including terrorist inmate management. He has published extensively, including a new book released by Routledge titled, Inmate Radicalization and Recruitment in Prisons. Before moving into academia in In 2010, he worked for over 15 years in several areas of Australian national security, including police, military, and intelligence. In 2002, he was awarded the Chief of the Australian Defence Force Fellow and, based on this fellowship completed a Ph.D. at the University of New South Wales in 2010.

Training Programs

  • Principles of Effective Juvenile Intervention

    Principles of Effective Juvenile Intervention ctive juvenile intervention requires proper 1) Classification and Risk Assessment, 2) Housing Placement, 3) Programming, and 4) documentation and assessment of behaviors of Children in Conflict with the Law (CICLs). These four key domains are based on the principles of Risk, Needs, and Responsivity (RNR) which had been empirically proven to lower the risks of reoffending and reincarceration.

  • Understanding the Filipino Drug offender

    This training program aims to address exhaustive investigation techniques, rehabilitation, and document. By using a holistic and integrated framework, this training program introduces theory and evidence-based understanding of the factors related to drug use and abuse among Filipino PDLs. Specifically, the Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) principles that are tailored to the Filipino socio-cultural context will be introduced.

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