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2008
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Prison Staffing Analysis: A Training Manual with Staffing Considerations for Special Populations
By Camp, Camille Graham; Hardyman, Patricia L.; May, Robert; Camp, Camp, George E.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This manual provides guidance that “will enable an agency staffing administrator to set up an agency staffing analysis unit and produce a staffing analysis report for an entire agency” (p.xi). Chapters contained in this publication are: introduction -- correctional staffing issues; securing staff deployment policy; two models for managing the security staffing function; agency staffing unit; basic tasks of a staffing analysis; orchestrating the staffing analysis; agency and facility characterist... Read More
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232 p.
2004
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Developing Gender-Specific Classification Systems for Women Offenders
By Hardyman, Patricia L.; Van Voorhis, Patricia. National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC). George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC); University of Cincinnati. Center for Criminal Justice Research (Cincinnati, OH); National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC).
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need for gender-specific objective classification systems is presented.  Following an executive summary are six chapters: introduction; classification issues for women offenders--the literature; NIC Prisons Division--womens classification initiatives (e.g., National Assessment of Current Practices for Classifying Women Offenders and Working With Correc... Read More
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81 p.
2004
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Prisoner Intake Systems: Assessing Needs and Classifying Prisoners
By Hardyman, Patricia L.; Austin, James; Peyton, Johnette. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice, and Corrections (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined. Following an executive summary, this report has seven chapters: introduction; national overview of facility characteristics, facility functions, intake components and personnel responsibilities, and obstacles to intake assessments; four chapters review select agency's corrections population, intake facilities, intake process, processing time and flexibility, classification, and needs assessment -- one chapter per De... Read More
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80 p.
2004
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Objective Prison Classification: A Guide for Correctional Agencies
By Austin, James; Hardyman, Patricia L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC).
The current state of the art in prison classification is reviewed. Seven chapters follow an executive summary; introduction; a brief history of objective prison classification; what is objective prison classification; effective strategies -- guidelines for implementing classification systems; evaluations of prison classification systems; classification of women prisoners; and other special topics and issues in classification. ... Read More
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78 p.
2002
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Internal Prison Classification Systems: Case Studies in Their Development and Implementation
By Hardyman, Patricia L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined. In addition to an executive summary, this report contains three chapters: introduction; description of the states' internal classification initiatives (Connecticut, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Florida, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Missouri); and common problems, issues, and solutions. Appendixes include: Checklist for the Analysis of Life History of Adult Offenders (CA... Read More
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105 p.
2002
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Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform
By Hardyman, Patricia L.; Austin, James; Tulloch, Owan C.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). George Washington University Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Work undertaken by the participating states is described, an outline of the fundamental tasks required for a revalidation effort is provided, and external classification trends and lessons learned from these classification reforms are summarized within this report (p. x). This report is comprised of the following sections: executive summary; introduction; NIC classification goals and objectives; description of the ten states' external classification initiatives (Virginia, Montana, Oregon, Oklaho... Read More
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129 p.
2001
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Validation and Refinement of Objective Prison Classification Systems for Women: The Experience of Four States and Common Themes
By Hardyman, Patricia L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC).
An evaluation of the efforts of four states in revising their objective classification for female inmates is provided. Four sections comprise this report: introduction; project goals and tasks; description of the four states' women classification initiatives -- West Virginia Division of Corrections, Idaho Department of Corrections, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and Florida Department of Corrections; and common themes and lessons learned -- use the current instruments and override the scor... Read More
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41 p.
2001
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National Institute of Corrections Prison Classification Peer Training and Strategy Session: What's Happening with Prison Classification Systems? September 6-7, 2000 Proceedings
By Hardyman, Patricia L.; Adams-Fuller, Terri. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); George Washington University. Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Proceedings from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems are provided. Topics discussed include: linking all the pieces; external and internal classification; classification data for planning; linking DOC to local jails; prison internal classification systems; automated risk and needs; AICS - personality based model; managing high risk offenders; responding to litigation; winning classification systems -- Montana; responding to litigation -- Michigan... Read More
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45 p.
2001
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Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification
By Austin, James; Hardyman, Patricia L.; Brown, Sammie D.. National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC).
In order to enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification, this bulletin provides a summary of current critical classification issues. Topics briefly discussed include: re-evaluation of existing prison classification systems; external and internal classification; classification systems for women inmates; identification of high risk and special management inmates; the use of classification for reentry and inmate transition programs; the impact... Read More
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3 p.
1995
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New Jersey Department of Corrections Initial Classification System: Design and Validation, Final Report
By Hardyman, Patricia L.; Austin, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Council on Crime and Delinquency (San Francisco, CA).
This report documents the development of an objective classification system that addressed the specific organizational needs and population of the New Jersey Department of Corrections. It reviews the methodology, initial classification validation results, instrument modification recommendations, impact of the modifications, projected lengths of stay and the average daily population, implementation results, training/orientation programs, and next steps to be taken.... Read More
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72 p.
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