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National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)

Running an Intelligent Jail: A Guide to the Development and Use of a Jail Information System

This guide covers the implementation of a jail management information system (MIS) that meets specific needs, cost-effective, and is easier to use.

National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY 2012: Learn, Achieve, Perform

A collection of infographics present the activity of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) over Fiscal Year 2012.

National Institute of Corrections: Serving Jails for More Than 30 Years

<p>National Institute of Corrections' Jails Division, topics covered include: jail administration training programs and network, documents and DVDs, and technical assistance; inmate behavior management training, documents and DVDs, and technical assistance; new jail planning technical assistance and training and documents and DVDs; and jail standards and inspections.</p>

“Cuff Key to Door Key: A Systems Approach to Reentry: NIC’s Inaugural Virtual Conference

This workshop covers the underlying foundations of cognitive behavioral training, including cognitive restructuring and cognitive skills.

Get Smart About … Rewards and Sanctions: The Facts about Contingency Management

This primer covers what contingency management is; how it works; why it works; who to use it with; important things to remember; what the research says; the immediate, certain, relevant, and consistent sanctions or rewards; and implementation ideas.

Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

This guide describes the implementation of a CJCC, and explains how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements.

Civil Liabilities and Other Legal Issues for Probation/Parole Officers and Supervisors: 4th Edition

This NIC monograph is the 2013 revision and update of previous (1982, 1985, 2001) editions.

Guidelines for Staffing a Local Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

The guide offers practical advice for planning CJCC staffing by describing the important things to do when addressing system-wide issues.

Addressing Sexual Violence Against Youth in Custody: Youth Workers’ Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Violence in Juvenile Justice Settings

This handbook aims to educate juvenile justice professionals about sexual abuse of youth in custody.

Curriculum: Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders: Facilitator’s Guide [Lesson Plans]

Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders is a 36-hour educational program that addresses the complex issues in investigations of staff on offender sexual abuse in correctional settings.

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