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Patricia L. Hardyman

  • National Institute of Corrections Prison Classification Peer Training and Strategy Session: What's Happening with Prison Classification Systems? September 6-7, 2000 Proceedings

    Proceedings from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems are provided.

  • Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification

    In order to enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification, this bulletin provides a summary of

  • Internal Prison Classification Systems: Case Studies in Their Development and Implementation

    The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.

  • Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform

    Work undertaken by the participating states is described, an outline of the fundamental tasks required for a revalidation effort is provided, and e

  • Developing Gender-Specific Classification Systems for Women Offenders

    A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need f

  • Prisoner Intake Systems: Assessing Needs and Classifying Prisoners

    Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.

  • Prison Staffing Analysis: A Training Manual with Staffing Considerations for Special Populations

    This manual provides guidance that “will enable an agency staffing administrator to set up an agency staffing analysis unit and produce a staffing

  • Objective Prison Classification: A Guide for Correctional Agencies

    Classification systems help minimize the potential for prison violence, escape, and institutional misconduct.