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This page will connect you to the latest corrections news, NIC blogs, and with other corrections professionals.

21A2001B – What’s Next? How Do I Convert ILT to VILT? The Basics (2 of 3)

This is a three webinar series. Each webinar builds into the next!

21A2001A – Where Do I Start? Using ADDIE as a Roadmap for Conversion (1 of 3)

This is a three webinar series. Each webinar builds into the next!

NAPSA: NIC Track: Plenary Session

Pretrial Services Role in identifying and mitigating racial and ethnic disparities in release and supervision.

NIC Session @ NAPSA: Measuring What Matters: Execution is Everything

NIC's publication Measuring What Matters (MWM) contains metrics that every pretrial agency should be using to measure performance and outcomes.

NIC in the NAPSA Exhibit Hall

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) provides services directly to practitioners working in state, local, and federal adult corrections.

How are Pretrial Service Agencies Dealing with the Coronavirus?

In line with directives from the White House, state authorities, and local officials, criminal justice agencies around the country have modified op

The Foundation and Practical Application of Risk, Need, and Responsivity in the Age of COVID-19 and Urgent Justice Reform

This plenary session seeks to define the core principles and practical application of Risk-Need-Responsivity, along with strategies to create and maintain critical collaborative relationships to achieve reentry goals. 

APPA Virtual Conference Session*

National Institute of Corrections Services for Community Corrections

Join NIC representatives from the Community Services Division at this special session of the APPA VIRTUAL 45th Annual Training Institute. 

APPA Virtual Conference Session*

Dive Deeper and Explore: A Thinking for a Change 4.0 Overview

The National Institute of Corrections is excited to offer a workshop to allow corrections professionals an opportunity to learn, understand, and explore one of the most used and sought after cognitive behavioral programs in the county “Thinking for a Change”.

APPA Virtual Conference Session*

20P3217: Putting the Science into Self-Injury Risk Assessment and Prevention

This interactive one-hour webinar will introduce an innovative profiling system designed to develop profiles of inmates who engage in serial self-injuries. The Self-Injury Profile System (SIPS) identifies diagnostic and personality characteristics, behavioral patterns, and associated risk factors that create a SIPS profile which is used to analyze individual and group trends. Implementing a SIPS will help you and your agency develop a classification system for defining self-injurious behaviors and a paradigm for understanding the motivational and etiological factors involved.

The National Corrections Industries Association, in partnership with NIC is pleased to announce the newly updated Online Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence.

Visit the Online Guide to Reentry-Focused Performance Excellence to start improving your correctional industries today!

Correctional Workers Week 2020

Message from the Director
Correctional Workers Week 2020

COVID-19 How are Veterans Treatment Courts Dealing with the Coronavirus?

The American Probation and Parole Association’s Justice-Involved Veterans Committee will host a special webinar on Tuesday, May 5 th at 3:15 pm EST

The US Attorneys Office announces nearly $60 Million in grants for Reentry programs geared towards offenders who have served their sentences

United States Attorney William M. McSwain Announces Nearly $60 Million in Grants Available to Support Offenders’ Successful Reentry into Communities and to Prevent their Reversion to Criminal Behavior.

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs the Department of Justice to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to “protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return.” 34 USC § 30305(a).

Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding of projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the PREA standards.

Dodge-Filmore-Olmsted Community Corrections' Approach to Probation

Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Community Corrections (DFO), an NIC Dosage partner applies alternative interventions and services to support offenders on probation.

(PH)REAL: PHilosophy, Relationship, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership (20P3208)

Did you know that 99% of all leadership occurs not from the TOP but from the MIDDLE of an organization?

Orientation for New Pretrial Executives, Section 2

Section 2 covers the same content as Section 1

The Reality of Being a First-time Manager

The first-time manager often doesn't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor.

Facing Challenges as a First-time Manager

New course! High expectations are often placed on a new manager.

NCCHC's Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

NCCHC and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have teamed up to create a guide to preventing inmate suicide in jails and prisons. Based on both organizations’ expertise, with input from national experts in the field of correctional mental health and suicide prevention, this resource provides a road map for navigating the complexities of suicide prevention behind bars – and can help save lives. The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide is now available for download.

Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

The IRES Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report details findings from the implementation of strategies to improve recidivism and job readiness for people returning to communities from incarceration.