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2014
Document 027878
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, September 15 – 17, 2013
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: about this meeting; meeting highlights; “The Affordable Care Act: Health Care Reform and Jails” by Donna Strugar-Fritsch; “Handling Corrections Staff Wellness/Performance Issues: From Corrections Fatigue to Fulfillment” by Caterina G. Spinaris and Micheal D. Denhof; “Prison Rape Elimination Act: The Outlook for Facility Audits” by Joshua C. Delaney and Dee Halley; PREA Panel Discussion by Don Pinkard, Jeffery Newton, and Art Wallenstein; “Legal Issues in Jails—... Read More
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48 pages
2012
Document 026410
Balancing Fiscal Challenges, Performance-Based Budgeting and Public Safety: A Compilation of Panel Testimonies
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This collection contains testimony regarding cost benefit and cost containment measures. Contents are: Day 1. “Briefing on the Fiscal Costs of Corrections in the United States” by Mary Livers; “High Cost, Low Return” by Adam Gelb; “Outcome-Based Budgeting: Process and Practice” by Chris Innes; “Current State Fiscal Conditions & the Impact on Corrections” by Brian Sigritz; “Outcome-based Budgeting” by Karen Wilson; “Systems Approach to Cost Containment” by Theresa Lantz; “Cost-Effective Strat... Read More
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417 pages
2012
Document 026712
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 24-25, 2012
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; media relations—“Being Prepared to Have a Good Relationship” by Karla West; civilianization and volunteer work forces—“Part 1. Reassigning Officer Posts to Civilian Employees” by Art Wallenstein, “Part 2. Issues in Civilianizing Jail Posts” by Steve Kelly, and “Part 3. Using Volunteers in the Jail” by Don Pinkard; the pros and cons of outsourcing services—“Part 1. Outsourcing Services” by Glenn Kurtz, a... Read More
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69 pages
2012
Document 025770
Inside NIC: A Discussion with Community Services Division Chief Jim Cosby
By Ledbetter, Donna. corrections.com (Quincy, MA).
"In 2011, Jim Cosby joined the National Institute of Corrections as the division chief of the newly formed Community Services Division. The division encompasses the work formerly assigned to NIC’s divisions for Transition/Offender Workforce Development and Community Corrections as well as new initiatives addressing the management issues of various inmate populations and continued reentry programming. Donna Ledbetter, writer/editor for NIC, interviews Cosby for an exclusive Corrections.com interv... Read More
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3 pages
2011
Document 025055
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 20-22, 2011
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; Legal Issues in Jails – 2011 by William C. Collins; Jail Suicide Prevention Workshop with Lindsay Hayes; Effectively Using Data with Policy Makers by Michael Jones; Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Update and Toolkit—A Glance at LJN and PREA by Andie Moss and Recap of Attorney General Meeting on PREA Standards by Mitch Lucas; Leadership Toolkit by Mike Jackson; Association Updates ... Read More
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89 pages
2011
Document 024837
National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY 2010
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The success of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) in meeting the needs of its constituents during 2010 is reviewed. Sections of this document include: what NIC is; what the NIC Information Center is; how NIC helps meet the challenge of newly released offenders; what NIC does in your district; how NIC addresses the needs of elected officials and corrections executives who work with inmates and offenders; how NIC is involved in evidence-based practices; and how NIC addresses other contemp... Read More
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28 pages
2011
Document 025348
National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY 2011
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
“It is with great pleasure that I present to you the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Report to the Nation for fiscal year 2011. This last year has been very important for us because it has included a number of accomplishments that have enabled us to continue to assist the field of corrections effectively … One of our greatest achievements continues to be our ability to provide quality services to the field with a relatively small federal budget and staff … There are many items that I am ... Read More
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44 pages
2011
Document 026001
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 19-21, 2011
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; “Recovering the Prince George’s County Jail” by Mary Lou McDonough and Gregory O. Harris; Employee Management—Applicants, Discipline, and Rumor Control—“Preventing and Handling Staff Issues” by Marilyn Chandler Ford and “Steering Through Storms” by Curtis Flowers; Technology Updates—“Pilot Project: Remote Visitation” by Debra Campbell and “Technology: What is Out There?” by Glenn Kur... Read More
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83 pages
2011
Document 026002
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 18-20, 2012
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; “Program Session: Legal Issue Update” by William C. Collins; Program Session: Technology Update” by Glenn Kurtz; “Program Session: Inmate Behavior Management” by Randy Demory; “Program Session: Regulatory Investigations Affecting Jails” by Tim Ryan; open forum; legislation and association news; and Large Jail Network business.... Read More
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89 pages
2010
Document 025788
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 28-30, 2010
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting take-aways in brief; coping skills with and for staff in fiscally tight times; the trend of medical issues in the future; creating a culture of leadership; creative efficiencies in the booking area; R.I.S.E. (ccc) program; legal update; open forum; legislation update, ACA Core Standards, American Correctional Association and American Jail Association news; and LJN business.... Read More
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93 pages
2010
Document 025789
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 13-15, 2010
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting take-aways in brief; core jail standards overview; accountability and leadership; accountability and leadership; battling complacency in line staff and first-level supervisors; managing staff medical leave; American Correctional Association and American Jail Association news and legislative update; addressing staff/inmate fraternization; substance abuse and self awareness; open forum; announceme... Read More
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81 pages
2009
Document 025787
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 21-23, 2009
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) overview; Successful pre-trial release and criminal justice system collaborations; national legislation and policy update; ADA, CRIPA, and LEP (Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights if Institutionalized Persons Act, and limited-English-speaking persons); middle management training programs for jail professionals; social media in jails; open forum; and LJN busin... Read More
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61 pages
2009
Document 023761
Technical Assistance, Information, and Training for Adult Corrections: All Corrections Disciplines, Jails, Prisons, [and] Community Corrections [Service Plan: October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2010]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The National Institute of Correction's (NIC's) Service Plan for fiscal year 2010 contains opportunities available to those working in local, state, and federal corrections. Programming, information services, the NIC Learning Center, technical assistance, distance learning via satellite/Internet broadcasts, NIC training programs at the National Corrections Academy in Aurora (CO), NIC-paid training beyond Aurora (CO), and partnership programs are described.... Read More
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112 p.
2009
Document 023828
Report to the Congress of the United States on the Activities of the Department of Justice in Relation to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (Public Law 108-79)
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Covering the calendar year 2007, this fifth annual report to Congress summarizes the activities of the Office of Justice Programs and the National Institute of Corrections to curtail prison rape. In addition to an introduction and background, this report reviews activities and accomplishments for the: Office of Justice Programs (OJP); National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -- legislative mandate and research awards and activities; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) -- legislative mandate, expert pa... Read More
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43 p.
2008
Document 023063
NIC Fiscal Year 2009 Service Plan: Technical Assistance, Information, and Training for Adult Corrections
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The National Institute of Correction's (NIC's) Service Plan for fiscal year 2009 contains opportunities available to those working in local, state, and federal corrections. Programming, information services, technical assistance, distance learning via satellite/Internet broadcasts, NIC Learning Center, NIC training programs in Aurora (CO), NIC-paid training beyond Aurora (CO), and partnership programs are described. An application for individuals, statement of interest to host partnership progra... Read More
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121 p.
2008
Document 022876
Technical Resource Provider Handbook
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
A guide for correctional service providers who deliver technical assistance or training for the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is provided. Sections of this handbook include: purpose; background; scope of direct technical assistance; standards of professional conduct; eligibility to serve as a technical assistance provider (TRP); TRP selection; negotiation and authorization; travel arrangements; TRP reimbursement procedures; technical assistance report; agency evaluation of technical a... Read More
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23 p.
2008
Document 020646
General Guidelines for Cooperative Agreements
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
These Guidelines “are meant to serve as a guide to assist recipients of awards from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) in fulfilling their responsibilities for the management of cooperative agreements” (p.iv). This publication includes the following sections: introduction; financial and performance reports; general cooperative agreement administration; allowability of costs; accounting systems and financial records; and “Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting Manuscripts for Publicatio... Read More
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82 p.
2007
Document 022262
NIC Fiscal Year 2008 Service Plan: Technical Assistance, Information, and Training for Adult Corrections
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The National Institute of Correction's (NIC's) Service Plan for fiscal year 2008 contains opportunities available to those working in local, state, and federal corrections. Programming, information services, technical assistance, distance learning via satellite/Internet broadcasts, NIC Learning Center, and partnership programs are described. An application for individuals, statement of interest to host partnership programs, and an application for regional field coordinator (RFC) are included.... Read More
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119 p.
2007
Document 022778
An Overview of NIC's Transition from Prison to the Community Initiative
By Burke, Peggy B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
The Transition from Prison to the Community (TPC) Initiative, launched by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is described. This article covers distinctive elements of the TPC Model and major implementation components.... Read More
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7 p.
2006
Document 022970
Report to the Congress of the United States on the Activities of the Department of Justice in Relation to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (Public Law 108-79)
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Covering the period from October to December 2004, this second report to Congress summarizes the activities of the Office of Justice Programs (i.e., the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance) and the National Institute of Corrections to curtail prison rape. In addition to an introduction and background, this report reviews activities and accomplishments for the: Office of Justice Programs (OJP); National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -... Read More
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38 p.
2006
Document 022675
Report to the Congress of the United States on the Activities of the Department of Justice in Relation to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (Public Law 108-79)
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Covering the calendar year 2005, this third annual report to Congress summarizes the activities of the Office of Justice Programs (i.e., the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance) and the National Institute of Corrections to curtail prison rape. In addition to an introduction and background, this report reviews activities and accomplishments for the: Office of Justice Programs (OJP); National Institute of Justice (NIJ) -- legislativ... Read More
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42 p.
2006
Document 021962
Inclusion of Proposed Job Titles & Descriptions in SOC Revisions
National Institute of Corrections. Offender Workforce Development Division (Washington, DC).
Skills, functions, and duties are provided for the following job descriptions: Offender Employment Specialist (OES); Offender Job Retention Employment Specialist (OJRS); Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS); and Offender Workforce Development Program Manager (OWDPM).... Read More
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