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Cooperative Agreement -Staffing Analysis – Virtual Instructor-Led Training Delivery and E-Resource Development

24 Feb 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021 Staffing Analysis - Virtual Instructor-Led Training Delivery and E-Resource Development. This program furthers NIC’s mission by building the capacity and sustainability of federal, state, local, and tribal correctional agencies to independently evaluate and assess staffing requirements.

Cooperative Agreement -Staffing Analysis – Virtual Instructor-Led Training Delivery and E-Resource Development

Cooperative Agreement -Gender Responsive Training Tips and Prompts

23 Feb 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021 for the development of a resource on reinforcing the use of the gender-responsive practice with justice involved women under community supervision.

Cooperative Agreement -Gender Responsive Training Tips and Prompts

Cooperative Agreement - Comprehensive Framework for Paroling Authorities in an Era of Evidence-Based Practices 2nd Edition

16 Feb 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021. This project will revise and expand original work published in 2008 to better reflect the current challenges and opportunities regarding the work of paroling authorities.

Cooperative Agreement - Comprehensive Framework for Paroling Authorities in an Era of Evidence-Based Practices 2nd Edition

Cooperative Agreement - Parole Board Chair Curriculum Conversion: Blended Delivery to Virtual Instructor Led Training

9 Feb 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021. The work completed under this cooperative agreement will result in the conversion and development of instructional materials for the existing Parole Board Chair course. This course will build competency and capacity in the field of corrections in parole decision making.

Cooperative Agreement - Parole Board Chair Curriculum Conversion: Blended Delivery to Virtual Instructor Led Training

Cooperative Agreement - On-Demand Video Resource Library for Community Supervision Professionals

9 Feb 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021 for an On-Demand Video Resource Library. The awardee of this solicitation will develop and produce video vignettes for community supervision professionals for every level of an agency . The video vignettes will serve as a “how to guide” using Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and Core Correctional Practices (CPP) in order to facilitate behavior change with individuals under community supervision.

Cooperative Agreement - On-Demand Video Resource Library for Community Supervision Professionals

Cooperative Agreement - Gender Responsive Policy and Practices (GRPPA) Virtual Training on Model and Site Implementation

15 Jan 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021 to implement the Gender Responsive Policy and Practices Assessment (GRPPA) virtually with up to four to five community corrections sites. The GRPPA model guides agencies in assessment of, or need to implement, research-based, gender-responsive policies and practices in their jails, prisons, and community corrections programs for women. The GRPPA materials outline the process for agencies to evaluate policies and programs for women through a gender-responsive lens, develop an action plan, and determine how to use those identified objectives to drive enhancements to women’s programming.

Cooperative Agreement - Gender Responsive Policy and Practices (GRPPA) Virtual Training on Model and Site Implementation

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

10 Jun 2020

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

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

Correctional Workers Week 2020

7 May 2020

Message from the Director
Correctional Workers Week 2020

Correctional Workers Week 2020

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

9 Apr 2020

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.

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

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

9 Mar 2020

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.

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

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