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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.

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:  2/1/2019 11:59 PM]

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.

Cooperative Agreement - Facilitating Behavior Change with Persons under Community Supervision

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019 to develop training resources for front-line community supervision staff to help facilitate behavior change.

Cooperative Agreement - Building Capacity to Support Legal and Evidence Based Pretrial Decisions at the State and Local Level

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to provide training for pretrial decision-makers throughout the United States, that is aligned with NIC’s publication’s A Framework for Pretrial Justice, Fundamentals of Bail, Money as a Criminal Justice Stakeholder, and Measuring What Matters.

Sustaining Systems Change: Findings from a Transition from Jail to Community Initiative Stakeholder Survey

The TJC Initiative seeks to improve public safety and to enhance the success of individuals returning to the community from local jails through implementation of an innovative, evidence-informed transition models.

NCCHC and the National Sheriffs’ Association present a resource to support jail administrators in providing effective treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder and helping to halt the opioid epidemic in the United States.

NCCHC and the National Sheriffs’ Association present a resource to support jail administrators in providing effective treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder and helping to halt the opioid epidemic in the United States.

Cooperative Agreement - Veteran Informed Care Training on Responsivity (VICTOR) – Phase II

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to pilot test the VICTOR curriculum in a regional training delivery

Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project

Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project 

Cooperative Agreement - Thinking for a Change Facilitator Program

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 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.

Connecticut D.O.C. is Honored with the 2018 Norval Morris Award

The National Institute of Corrections congratulates the Connecticut Department of Corrections on being awarded the Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation in 2018.

50 State Report on Public Safety (2018)

The 50-State Report on Public Safety is a web-based resource that combines data analyses with practical examples to help policymakers craft impactful strategies to address their state’s specific public safety challenges.

People in Prison 2017

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.

Evidence-Based Decision Making Framework

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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