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Cooperative Agreement - Delivery of Training Program “Safety Matters: Managing Relationships in Women’s Facilities”

Jun 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 for the delivery of  a gender-informed (women), research based training program to prepare correctional staff to implement practical operational strategies to improve women’s physical and sexual safety in a facility. The cooperative agreement will cover two events delivered at the National Corrections Academy in Aurora, Colorado.

CALL FOR NIC PEER REVIEWERS – NIC E-course: Incident Command System for Corrections

Jun 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is conducting market research and seeks six (6) contracted peer reviewers (three with jail and three with prison backgrounds) with demonstrated operational experience with Incident Command System for Corrections (ICSC) or a thorough understanding of the National Incident Management System’s (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS), to conduct a review of NIC’s Incident Command System for Corrections e-course.

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Cooperative Agreement - Thinking for a Change Facilitator Program

Jun 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 for the THINKING FOR A CHANGE FACILITATOR PROGRAM. This program furthers NIC’s mission by building capacity of state and local correctional agencies to develop and establish effective inmate cognitive behavioral rehabilitation interventions and strategies.

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

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.

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People in Prison 2017

Jun 2018

This report from the Vera Institute of Justice provides information collected directly from states and the federal Bureau of Prisons to estimate the number of people in prison at the end of 2017.

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BJA Federal Funding Opportunities

Jun 2018

Apply by June 18th for the following BJA grants:

  • Adult Reentry and Employment Strategic Planning Program
  • Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
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Evidence-Based Decision Making Framework

May 2018

This document “A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems” defines the core principles and action strategies that criminal justice policymakers may employ to reduce the harm to communities caused by crime.

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Cooperative Agreement - Executive Excellence: A Professional Development Program for Correctional Leaders

Apr 2018

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 to support the development, enhancement and sustainability of nationwide correctional leadership. The successful awardee will have the executive level background to understand the sensitivity and political nature of the target audience.

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Going Green in Corrections: Saving $$ and Improving Offender Outcomes

Mar 2018

Over the past decade, the corrections community’s perspective on sustainability-oriented practices has evolved to include tremendous cost savings via resource efficiency and measurable improvements in offender outcomes, as well as important partnerships between corrections facilities and programs and the communities they serve. Presenter Paul Sheldon, senior advisor at GreenPrisons.org will discuss examples of successful "green" programs and partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as academic, business, and non-profit partners.

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