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Cooperative Agreement - Delivery of Training Program "Women in the Justice System: Developing an Agency Wide Approach"

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Jun 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 for the delivery of “Women in the Justice System: Developing an Agency Wide Approach”,  a blended learning training program focusing on the development of gender-responsive policy and practices to improve the management of women in the justice system.

The goal of this solicitation is the effective delivery of the established NIC training program “Women in the Justice System: Developing an Agency Wide Approach” to approved participant teams representing local, state, federal and tribal corrections agencies that have been actively working toward improving management of justice involved women.


  • Review and become familiar with the established curriculum, lesson plans, presentation slides, participant and trainer manuals, as well as any other adjunct training materials in preparation for program delivery. Using the course content, the applicant can suggest additional materials or revisions to further enhance the training, but note that changes or revisions can be made only in consultation and with the approval of the NIC designated Correctional Program Specialist.
  • Delivery of program will assist agencies/jurisdictions in incorporating gender-informed research-based content and knowledge to develop policy, practice and programs to improve the outcomes for women in the justice systems. Improved outcomes can reduce recidivism, address risk and harm reduction, enhance opportunities for increased self-efficacy and successful reintegration into the community.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on August 7, 2018.

Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM).  The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.