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NIC Webinars

Communicating with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities [Webinar]

This webinar was created for the Family Connections Project by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC).

(PH)REAL: PHilosophy, Relationship, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership

Did you know that 99% of all leadership occurs not from the TOP but from the MIDDLE of an organization? Join the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) to explore the qualities of effective leaders at all levels and the essential skills necessary to flourish in one’s own management style while respecting organizational structure and mission.

Assessment, Your Library, and Your Collections [Webinar]

In order to ensure that a library is meeting the needs of its users, the library must be able to assess its services, including its collections, and understand how those are meeting the requirements of its community.

Measuring the Effect of Library Usage [Webinar]

Learn about how one university library measured the effects of first-time-college students’ library use on their success outcomes.

How To Use Research in Practice [Webinar]

This webinar will take participants through the steps of evidence based library and information practice (EBLIP) in such a way that you can begin to incorporate EBLIP into your practice right away. The webinar explores specific uses of EBLIP and exploreS how you can incorporate evidence based practice at your own workplace.

Assessing Learning in Your Library [Webinar]

A discussion on the positive effects of library services on learning.

Offender Use of the Library [Webinar]

Dr. Jane Garner presents the details and findings of a recent doctoral study that focused on the experiences of using libraries in prisons from the prisoner perspective. Her presentation explains the reasons why this study was undertaken, the research methodology and methods, and the major findings.

Working Effectively with the Law Library [Webinar]

Blythe Balistrieri discusses the ways in which the general correctional library and law libraries can partner, the challenges correctional librarians must negotiate daily, and how to streamline correctional library operations.

Preventing and Controlling Hepatitis A in Jails and Prisons [Webinar]

Learn how current community hepatitis A outbreaks are affecting correctional jurisdictions, and how you can prevent cases from becoming outbreaks in your own facilities.

Undue Familiarity: Do You Believe You Can Never Be Comprised? [Webinar]

This webinar is meant to instruct correctional staff at every level on best practices and organizational policy related to professionalism between staff and inmates.

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