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2014
Document 025533
Bibliography: Thinking for a Change and Cognitive-Behavioral Programs
By NIC Information Center. National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
'This brief bibliography contains research supporting Thinking for a Change as well as CBT programs for offenders generally' (p. 2). Seven resources are included regarding the Thinking for a Change Offender Behavior Program along with 16 items about cognitive-behavioral programs (some of these discussing T4C among others).... Read More
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13 pages
2014
Document 026518
LGBTI: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Offenders (Selected Resources for Criminal Justice Professionals)
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
“This annotated bibliography has been developed in an effort to provide current and useful information to correctional agencies regarding the safe and respectful management of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) offenders. Relying on a best practices approach, this information will enable corrections staff to make better informed decisions about the safety, security, treatment and care of LGBTI offenders by providing academic, cultural and legal perspectives of the issues th... Read More
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38 pages
2014
Document 027879
Juvenile Justice Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (NICIC) (Aurora, CO).
Are you looking for a comprehensive list of resources about juvenile justice? Then this publication is for you. It offers a wide range of sources that will give you an excellent review of the field of juvenile justice. Each annotation explains what the item is about, with many having Web links. Citations are organized into the following areas: courts; juvenile assessment; assessment tools; programs; programs for young women; facilities; training; websites; and juvenile sex offenders.... Read More
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71 pages
2013
Document 026917
Evidence-Based Practices in the Criminal Justice System: An Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
“What Is the Evidence? Evidence-based policy and practice is focused on reducing offender risk, which in turn reduces new crime and improves public safety. Of the many available approaches to community supervision, a few core principles stand out as proven risk reduction strategies. Though not all of the principles are supported by the same weight of evidence, each has been proven to influence positive behavior change. To organize the research, these core principles have been compiled… into the ... Read More
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82 pages
2013
Document 025971
Leadership: Selected Resources for Criminal Justice Professionals
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
“Correctional leaders today, perhaps now more than ever, must focus on their own leader development, the development of their followers, and exhibit positive leadership behavior by making sound decisions and problem solving effectively. We believe that this annotated leadership bibliography will assist the field of corrections, particularly supervisors, managers, senior level leaders, and executives, in their journey to create learning organizations for the future” (p. 2). Entries are organized ... Read More
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49 pages
2012
Document 026286
Offender Reentry: An Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
“Each year, more than 700,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons. Another 9 million cycle through local jails. When reentry fails, the costs—both societal and economic—are high … Because reentry intersects with issues of health and housing, education and employment, family, faith, and community well-being, many federal agencies are focusing on the reentry population with initiatives that aim to improve outcomes in each of these areas” (p. 3). This annotated bibliography addr... Read More
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55 pages
2011
Document 025355
Motivational Interviewing (with a Criminal Justice Focus): An Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
Motivational Interviewing (MI) was introduced to the field of corrections in the 1990s through the Evidence-based Practices (EBP) Model as a method for enhancing intrinsic motivation. Since that time, agencies throughout the U.S., in all criminal justice settings, have—to a greater or lesser degree—explored if, when, and how to implement this approach to communicating, building rapport, and tapping into the internal motivation of the clients and staff members they work with. This annotated bi... Read More
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18 pages
2010
Document 027137
Competency Profile of a Regional Field Coordinator
By Iszler, Bernie. National Institute of Corrections Academy (Aurora, CO).
Regional field coordinators serve as liaisons to the National Institute of Corrections and are responsible for initiating, coordinating, and disseminating quality training initiatives and network resources responsive to the needs of correctional agencies. This document, in the format of a DACUM profile, outlines the duties and related tasks of regional field coordinators. It also summarizes the knowledge, attitudes, skills needed to enter this profession, in addition to past experience with oper... Read More
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2 pages
2010
Document 020150
Prisoners Rights Resources
By Moreland, Margaret R.. Pace Law School Library (White Plains, NY).
A collection of links and other information about prisoners' rights can be found at this website. Resources are organized into the following topical areas: substantive law—international, federal, state, foreign, and Council of Europe; procedural law—due process, federal, state, exhaustion of remedies, and remedies; commentary—research guides, statistics, reports and articles, online resources, agencies, and organizations; censorship; classification; conditions of confinement; cruel and unusual ... Read More
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33 p.
2005
Document 020618
Community Corrections Workforce Project Annotated Bibliography
By Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This bibliography describes 71 items that address workforce development problems faced by community corrections, probation, and parole agencies. Some of the topics discussed are: the changing workforce; the changing roles of staff; caseload management demands; and recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and retaining staff.... Read More
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20 p.
2005
Document 020742
Project Guide: Adult Correctional Facility Design Resources
National Institute of Corrections. Native American and Alaskan Technical Assistance Project (NAATAP) (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Justice Planners International (JPI) (Demarest, NJ).
This document contains brief descriptions of 21 references pertaining to the planning and designing of adult correctional and detention facilities.... Read More
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13 p.
2004
Document 019803
Bibliography on Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO) Washington College of Law (Washington, DC).
A list of 19 items that provide information about staff sexual misconduct is presented.... Read More
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2 p.
2000
Document 016226
National Resource Group Recommended Readings
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Justice Programs (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); State Justice Institute (Alexa. Center for Sex Offender Management (Silver Spring, MD).
Designed to be a starting point, this reading list is for those people who are interested in learning about effective management of sex offenders in the community. Documents are organized into the following topic areas: child sexual abuse; community notification, registration, and civil commitment; juvenile sex offenders; probation and parole supervision; research, recidivism, and statistics; risk assessment and prediction; sex offender treatment; treatment guides; and victim issues.... Read More
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8 p.
1999
Document 015533
Annotated Bibliography of Women Offender Issues, 1996-1999
LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Longmont, CO).
This annotated bibliography is comprised of 148 items from 1996 to 1999 concerned with various women offender issues.... Read More
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30 p.
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