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Document 029681
Respectful Classification Practices with LGBTI Inmates [Lesson Plans]
By King, Erica; Baker, Maureen. National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC). New York State Dept. of Corrections and Community Supervision (Albany, NY).
"Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) and gender non-conforming inmates represent particularly vulnerable populations with unique medical, safety, and other needs. Though some of the concerns and vulnerabilities faced by these populations are similar, transgender and gender non-conforming inmates are distinct from gay, lesbian, and bisexual inmates in important respects. Basic principles of risk-based classification should be applied with LGBTI populations, accounting for unique... Read More
69 pages
Document 025878
Addressing the Needs of Women and Girls: Developing Core Competencies for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Professionals
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD).
“The Core Competency Report is intended to serve as a companion and complement to existing professional competencies and program standards in mental health and substance abuse services … [and] was created as a tool to help develop the workforce serving women and girls; its intent is to offer the filed a framework that can be tailored and adapted to meet multiple needs” (p. 3). Sections of this document include: introduction; need for core competencies when working with women and girls; the compe... Read More
43 pages
Document 020750
Project Guide: Objective Classification Analysis
By Rubin, Ira. 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).
The use of an objective classification system (OCS) is described. This guide explains: classification analysis in general; designing a classification system; benefits of implementing a classification system; potential drawbacks of objective classification; some additional considerations; identifying individuals with substance abuse/dependence issues; and balancing objectivity and practicality.... Read More
17 p.
Document 000936
Classification in Probation and Parole: A Model Systems Approach - Supplemental Report: The Client Management Classification System
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Wisconsin Bureau of Community Corrections (Madison, WI).
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Document 006438
Statistical Prediction in Corrections
By Clear, Todd; Wasson, Billy F.; Rowland, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Robert J. Kutak Foundation (Omaha, NE).
A critical assessment of the uses of statistical prediction in corrections is the focus of this report. Also included are reviews by Billy Wasson and James Rowland.... Read More
52 p.
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