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

APPA: Responses to Staff Wellness and Trauma in an era of Urgency

Responses to Staff Wellness and Trauma in an era of Urgency is a session of the APPA Winter conference 2021, hosted by Lorie Brisbin and Maureen Buell on  February 23, from 4:40pm – 5:45pm.

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

The Foundation and Practical Application of Risk, Need, and Responsivity in the Age of COVID-19 and Urgent Justice Reform is a session in the APPA Winter conference 2021 by Greg Crawford, held on Thursday, February 25th from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

APPA: Lessons Learned from the Post-Conviction Victims’ Rights Project: Recommendations for the Future

Lessons Learned from the Post-Conviction Victims’ Rights Project: Recommendations for the Future hosted by Lorie Brisbin on February 24, from 2:00pm – 3:30pm

APPA: Facilitating Behavior Change with Persons Under Community Supervision

Facilitating Behavior Change with Persons Under Community Supervision is a session in the APPA Winter Conference 2021, hosted by Katie Green and experts on February 25th  from11:15-12:30 p.m.

APPA: Veterans Treatment Court Enhancement Initiative: APPA Winter 2021

This is a veterans treatment court session at the APPA Winter Conference 2021, hosted by Greg Crawford on February 24th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m

21P8009: Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Correctional Staff

This webinar provides academic insight into the current research on officer wellness and references emerging areas of innovative practices.  It includes practitioner expertise on valuable resources and support for correctional officers and staff.

21A2001C – How Do I Design / Add Engagement, Interaction and Collaboration Tools? (3 of 3)

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

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*

Defining and Mitigating Failure to Appear in Pretrial System and Agencies

This workshop will describe the unintended consequences of poorly defining court nonappearance and present a suggested strategy to facilitate practitioner-created definitions of court nonappearance and absconder that differentiate willful conduct from non-willful and less risk behaviors. Speakers also will highlight strategies to address and mitigate court nonappearance that reflect the dynamic nature of this problem and the many personal, environmental, and system issues that affect it.

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.

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