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14 Feb 2019

NIC in Houston assisting Harris County Jail with child-friendly visitation

Experts from the National Institute of Corrections visited Houston as part of an initiative to make the Harris County jail more child-friendly.

25 Jan 2019

Tennessee opens first housing units dedicated to justice involved veterans.

"Veterans will be put together to get into a more common structure. It's veterans, they're going to get through this together," said Rogers, newly appointed by Gov. Bill Lee to lead veteran services. ... Tennessee's veteran housing program follows a national trend of "barracks behind bars." Inmates can work through problems they often share, such as substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder.

23 Jan 2019

Red Onion State Prison Features NIC Thinking For A Change

Red Onion State Prison in Virginia has been using a number of NIC programs, including NIC's Thinking for a Change Program (T4C) program. As outlined through interviews in the documentary, the facility's use of the T4C program has had an impact on the facility and in the lives of staff and inmates.

19 Nov 2018

Va. helping citizens re-enter society after incarceration

NIC’s Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) tool cited as an essential component of Virginia’s reintegration portal providing a one-stop shop for offenders.

17 Oct 2018

Sheriff Douglas J. McGrath completes 115th Session of National Sheriffs’ Institute program

Morgan County Sheriff Douglas J. McGrath completed participation in the 115th session of the National Sheriff’s Institute, a no-cost program cosponsored by NIC and the National Sherri’s Association.

5 Oct 2018

From crime to jobs: New grant will help

Rock Valley has received a federal grant of nearly $1 million to give local offenders a better chance of avoiding a life of crime through programs like NIC’s Thinking for a Change.

25 Sep 2018

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Hosts National Institute of Corrections Crisis Intervention Team Training

In a training offered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 26 correctional professionals from a dozen agencies completed a week-long crisis intervention team (CIT) training course to provide officers and other correctional staff with the skills necessary to successfully interact and respond to individuals in custody with mental illness.

12 Sep 2018

Program aims to help offenders think before acting on impulses

Union County probation officers learned how to help offenders avoid acting on risky impulses. NIC staff taught the officers how to help offenders by using data-driven techniques.

BJA Seeking Applications – Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates and Safeguarding Communities

Through the FY 2019 Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities opportunity, 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 Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. Apply by: May 22, 2019.

Cooperative Agreement - Documenting and Developing Two Leadership Curriculum Packages

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019.  Work under this cooperative agreement involves the documenting and developing of two curriculum packages: NIC’s Correctional Leadership Development (CLD) and Management Development for the Future (MDF).

Cooperative Agreement - Alabama Department of Corrections Thinking for a Change Overview Training Project

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019 for the Alabama Department of Corrections Thinking for a Change Overview Training Project. This project 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

Cooperative Agreement - Management Development for the Future Series – Facilitation, Coaching and Training with Two Agencies

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019. Work under this cooperative agreement involves the facilitation and management of all phases of NIC’s Management Development for the Future (MDF) with two agencies.

Cooperative Agreement - Correctional Leadership Development Series – Facilitation, Coaching and Training with Two Agencies

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019. Work under this cooperative agreement involves the facilitation and management of all phases of NIC’s Correctional Leadership Development (CLD) with two agencies.

Library of Congress Veterans history Project and NIC Presents: Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder and Veterans Correctional Housing

Panelists discuss successes, challenges, and lessons learned from implementing correctional housing units for veterans in jails and prisons, along with the role that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder plays in crime and rehabilitation.

Application Deadline for Cooperative Agreements Extended

Application Deadline for select Cooperative Agreements Extended to March 1, 2019 11:59 PM.

Cooperative Agreement - Collaborative Case Work with Women

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY)  2019 to deliver the Collaborative Case Work with Women model (CCW-W). CCW-W is an intensive, individualized case work process for justice-involved women with multiple and complex needs. CCW-W will be delivered in partnership with the “to be determined” host agency.

Cooperative Agreement - Pretrial Justice Curricula Revision and Development

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2019 for the revision, conversion, and or development of instructional materials for three existing courses of instruction for NIC’s Community Services Division. These courses are used to build competency and capacity of pretrial justice decision-makers and professionals to make and support legal and evidence based pretrial decisions.

Leadership Development for Mid-Level Managers VILT Series

Are you interested in growing and enhancing your leadership ability within your agency? Do you want to continue your leadership growth by taking a look at yourself via a 360º assessment and charting a course for your further development based on your strengths and challenges? Then come and join NIC for this interactive five (5) part Virtual Instructor Led (VILT) training! Each VILT is up to 1.5 hours in length, with time for you to apply your leadership learnings in between each session. [ Enrollment Deadline: January 25, 2019]

Orientation for New Pretrial Executives

This 32 hour program will enhance participants leadership capacity and decision making skills though the application of proven standards and practices in a collaborative learning environment. [Enrollment deadline: 3/15/2019 8:00 AM]

Orientation for Probation and Parole Chief Executives

NIC continues to recognize the value of orientation for new probation and parole executives. This 40-hour blended learning course focuses on presenting core competencies and their related skills and behaviors to assist new chief executives with both the immediate knowledge and the long-term skills needed in the areas of leadership, personnel, strategic planning, staff safety, collaboration, criminal justice in the 21st Century, and organizational development issues. [Enrollment deadline:  3/29/2019 8:00 AM]

Cooperative Agreement - Conducting Prison Security Audits

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2019 for the coordination, facilitation and management of three security audit partnership programs with measured remediation support. The project will be for a 12-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Prisons Division.

Cooperative Agreement - 2019 National Sheriffs Institute

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve facilitation of 1 offering of the week long National Sheriff’s Institute (NSI) in FY’19 at the National Corrections Academy in Aurora, Colorado. The successful awardee will have the resources to identify and select first term sheriffs, disseminate and collect pre-class assignments and testing, provide instructors for each offering and collect and evaluate participant feedback provided by NSI participants. This project will be a collaborative venture with the NIC Jails Division.

Cooperative Agreement - Resource Guide “Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee” Revision

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019 to revise and update the guidelines for developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee publication.

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