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Facing Challenges as a First-time Manager

New course! High expectations are often placed on a new manager.

NCCHC's Suicide Prevention Resource Guide

NCCHC and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have teamed up to create a guide to preventing inmate suicide in jails and prisons. Based on both organizations’ expertise, with input from national experts in the field of correctional mental health and suicide prevention, this resource provides a road map for navigating the complexities of suicide prevention behind bars – and can help save lives. The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide is now available for download.

Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

The IRES Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report details findings from the implementation of strategies to improve recidivism and job readiness for people returning to communities from incarceration.

National Institutes of Health lecture series: The Understudied, Underrepresented, and Underreported (U3) Women Lecture Series

National Institutes of Health lecture series: The Understudied, Underrepresented, and Underreported (U3) Women Lecture Series

Jared Kushner: Fifteen Lessons I Learned From Criminal-Justice Reform

Jared Kushner: Fifteen Lessons I Learned From Criminal-Justice Reform

Improving Outcomes for Justice-Involved Vets with PTSD: a panel discussion

In collaboration with the Veterans History Project, the National Institute of Corrections hosted a panel discussion for PTSD Awareness month on May 15, 2019 at the Library of Congress.

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]

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.

Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project

Pilot sites for the Family Connections in Correctional Facilities Project 

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.

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.

Veterans History Project 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, hosted 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, was 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 was also livestreamed on the Library’s Facebook page at facebook.com/LibraryOfCongress and its YouTube site (with captions) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHItQrpNCeA&t=606s.

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.

 

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