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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
This guide for correctional administrators explains the management of long-term inmates.
Key staff safety training issues for community corrections agencies are discussed. This manual addresses:
Chronic care clinic procedures and protocols are provided for the following areas: cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus, gastrointestinal, hypertensio
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
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
"This Training Resource Package recommends several cost-effective methods of providing in-service training for existing staff (p.3)." Sections of t
A state unified system is one in which there is an integrated state-level prison and jail system.
Objective jail classification (OJC) is a process of assessing every jail inmate's custody and program needs and is considered one of the most impor
Addresses architectural design as it relates to functional components of the jail, discusses overall design considerations, and reviews pre-design
Among the more difficult challenges existing within personnel management is conflict resolution.
The goal of this videoconference is to enhance the ability of probation and parole agency staff (line officers, supervisors, and policymakers/admin
Proceedings from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems are provided.
A curriculum to address the needs of those who investigate allegations of staff sexual misconduct is presented.
This 16-hour course explores the skills needed in leading group participants to achieve specific learning goals.
This 16-hour course is designed for managers who run meetings and/or lead task groups. This curriculum is divided into seven modules:
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.
This guide is currently being to revised through a cooperative with National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA).
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
The development of improved strategies for classifying female offenders is addressed. Sections of this report include:
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,
Designed for jail administrators, this guide provides an overview of jail budget management, along with relevant responsibilities and strategies.
Tools to assess an organization and implement strategies to prevent staff sexual misconduct in a jail setting are provided.
Guidance for those individuals "seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender" is offered (p. iv).
A seven-step process for developing and designing a training program according to the ITIP (instructional theory into practice) format is described
"[H]istorical , legal, and ethical issues relevant to dealing with mental illness in the field of corrections" are discussed (p. iii).
A "basic, updated guide to assist local detention administrators in developing and revising their policy and procedure manuals" is presented (p.
This resource provides a foundation for the efforts of sheriffs and jail administrators to provide the public information about jails generally, th
An exploratory report regarding the management of aging and infirm inmates is presented. Six chapters follow an executive summary:
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need f
Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.
"[A]reas in which jails tend to be deficient, suggesting the need for new or revised forms of NIC assistance" are identified (p.2).
An introduction to an integrated model for the implementation of evidence-based principles in community corrections is provided.
Principles of effective evidence-based intervention are presented.
The use of collaboration to implement an integrated system reform model is explained.
Organizational development (OD) concepts and strategies that foster organizational change and reform are described.
Results from a survey "designed to obtain information on the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates, particularly those in protective custod
This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cos
"[T]his resource document will assist agencies starting the process of planning for a successful transition to a new detention facility" (p. iii).
Information regarding prison emergency preparedness is presented.
Reviews information on gender-specific policies, programs, and services in corrections.
The use of gender-responsive strategies with women involved in the community corrections system is explained.
The use of an objective classification system (OCS) is described.
"[D]irection to tribal jurisdictions interested in conducting a justice system assessment for the purposes of addressing systemic issues raised in