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Document 020751
Project Guide: Population Profiles, Population Projections and Bed Needs Projections
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).
Three parts of a Needs Assessment, which "is conducted to determine, verify, and/or quantify the need for greater capacity, a different type of facility, a new facility or expansion and renovation of an existing facility," are explained (p. 2). Sections contained in this guide are: overview; population profiles; population projections; and bed needs projections.... Read More
14 p.
Document 016800
Better Corrections Through Information [Videoconference Held March 15, 2000]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This videoconference discusses issues regarding the collection, analysis, and use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and operations and to serve as a base for policymaking. Some topics addressed include:
  • Selecting areas on which to collect information;
  • Assessing department and/or agency needs and developing appropriate responses;
  • Managing evaluation resources;
  • And developing and defending result-based budgeting.
... Read More
1 DVD (165 minutes)
Document 012451
Profiling the Needs of California's Female Prisoners: A Needs Assessment
By Owen, Barbara; Bloom, Barbara. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Following a review of the literature on the female offender, this report describes the nature of the population of women in California prisons, the types and extent of program availability, and the gap between program needs and availability. The institutional program survey form and the survey instrument used to profile the needs of California's female prisoners are appended.... Read More
96 p.
Document 008919
Advisory Board Hearings
National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC).
Intended to guide the NIC Advisory Board and Prisons Division for future program planning, this report provides a summary of the views of prison administrators and practitioners on the needs of prisons today and offers recommendations regarding how NIC might assist them.... Read More
33 p.
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