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Veterans History Project Hosts Panel Discussion on Effects of PTSD in Crime and Rehabilitation

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress, in collaboration with the National Institute of Corrections, will host a panel discussion on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans and how to support those who have run afoul of the law by providing appropriate treatment. The panel of experts, in honor of Memorial Day and in anticipation of National PTSD Awareness Month, will be held on Thursday, May 17, at 1 p.m. in room 119 on the first floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. This event will also be livestreamed on the Library’s Facebook page at facebook.com/LibraryOfCongress and its YouTube site (with captions) at youtube.com/LibraryofCongress.

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

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.

See Us There! NIC at AJA in Sacramento

Visit the NIC exhibit booth #516/518 and sponsored workshops at the American Jail Association Annual Conference & Jail Expo in Sacramento, California, April 21-25, 2018.

Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation

Enter your innovation! Submissions to the Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation are due by April 30th. NIC is soliciting nominations of important innovations in correctional practices or policies from state, federal, and local corrections agencies.

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

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.

Mentoring as a Component of Reentry: Practical Considerations from the Field (2017)

The impact of mentoring for adults returning to their community from incarceration involves collaborating with correctional facilities, thoughtfully selecting and matching mentors and participants, and effectively concluding the mentoring relationship. 

First Jail Restrictive Housing Training Program Developed

Following over four years of successful trainings to prison professionals around the country, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) entered into a cooperative agreement with CJI to expand its Managing Prison Restrictive Housing Populations program and to create a Managing Jail Restrictive Housing Populations curriculum.

First Jail Restrictive Housing Training Program Developed

Following over four years of successful trainings to prison professionals around the country, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) entered into a cooperative agreement with CJI to expand its Managing Prison Restrictive Housing Populations program and to create a Managing Jail Restrictive Housing Populations curriculum.

One Book | One NIC - October 26

The Information Center is hosting our quarterly book club discussion on Thursday October  26 at 1 pm ET / 11 am MT

Please join us as we discuss the TED Talk - A Prosecutor's Vision for a Better Justice System - and explore Front-end Interventions in the criminal justice system.