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The Constitution protects inmates in jails and prisons, and this paper discusses the continuing challenge of deciding what those protections mean i
This document describes the seven steps of systems planning for jails: getting started; get facts and figures; consider the data; make decisions; t
Contents: Part 1: The Manager's Role--Part 2: The Trainer's Role.
This guide for correctional administrators explains the management of long-term inmates.
Duties with corresponding tasks are provided in this DACUM profile of a Warden/Superintendent.
Key staff safety training issues for community corrections agencies are discussed. This manual addresses:
This monograph presents a review of the literature and of national and state standards for prison suicide prevention, as well as national data on t
Three facilities varying in size and region were audited to measure the state of the art in podular direct-supervision jails, to test how well dire
Developed as a demonstration during the "DACUM Facilitator Training" session, April 15-16, 1997 in Longmont, CO., this profile contains in brief fo
The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
The author describes the experiences of probation and parole agencies from across the country that worked with NIC on developing innovative approac
Designed to provide volunteers with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful within the institution, this training curriculum covers var
This is a 2-hour forum on gang-related criminal activity in the community and within the correctional environment.
This three-hour interactive videoconference addresses both adult and juvenile psychopaths who are incarcerated or under community supervision.
Objectives of this three-hour videoconference include:
The goal of this videoconference is to enhance the ability of probation and parole agency staff (line officers, supervisors, and policymakers/admin
This meeting focused primarily on topics related to the role of the jail in the local criminal justice system.
This presentation will increase the user's understanding of the risks associated with the use of restraints, tools to reduce risk, and the proper w
Intervention effectiveness can be improved by understanding how women respond to sanctions.
Training programs, videoconferences, distance learning, the Regionalization program, and technical assistance available from the National Institute
Information and resources that address the unique challenges of providing health services to youthful offenders are provided through this 20-hour t
This meeting looked at marketing, funding, and auditing in large jail systems.
The primary focus of this meeting was data collection and the management information system (MIS).
Proceedings from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems are provided.
An explanation on how to use the jail population analysis formula is offered.
Effective assessment, treatment, and management of incarcerated sex offenders are enhanced by this 36-hour distance learning event.
This videoconference discusses issues regarding the collection, analysis, and use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and oper
An integrated series of steps that result in a comprehensive and innovative staffing plan is presented.
This 16-hour course is designed for managers who run meetings and/or lead task groups. This curriculum is divided into seven modules:
This handbook discusses policy responses to probation and parole violations that enhance the effectiveness of supervision while also improving comm
Religious programming issues are discussed.
Since jail crowding is often called the most pressing problem facing criminal justice systems in the U.S., this 3-hour videoconference aims to help
Difficult inmates, such as those who have gang affiliations, chronic behavioral problems or who are mentally or socially challenged, require more c
This video examines the needs, strengths, weaknesses, and risks associated with female offenders. Topics discussed include:
Highlights of this Office's accomplishments and the status of correctional job training and placement in the U.S. are provided.
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.
Two main topics are addressed in these proceedings -- jail statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and employee-related issues.
The knowledge, skills, and traits needed by a detention facility inspector are assessed in this DACUM profile.
Steps involved in developing an understanding of jail population dynamics and factors behind jail crowding are delineated.
This guide is currently being to revised through a cooperative with National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA).
In order to enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification, this bulletin provides a summary of
Basic information about jail operations is provided to contribute to a better understanding of the funding authority's roles and responsibilities r
The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.
Work undertaken by the participating states is described, an outline of the fundamental tasks required for a revalidation effort is provided, and e
This 3-hour program discusses the strengths and weaknesses of 12-step programs and how they integrate with "what works" in the correctional field.
This program discusses Information regarding current policies and procedures and their impact on aging offenders and offenders with chronic and ter
A comprehensive reference that provides guidance in the provision of health services to inmates is presented.
Designed for jail administrators, this guide discusses the elements of an effective process for budgeting both capital and operational jail expense
Designed for jail administrators, this guide describes strategies for identifying, securing, and coordinating jai resources from multiple sources,