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Behavior modification

Strategic Inmate Management (SIM)

Over time, it became apparent there was a need for agencies to have a unified operating philosophy encompassing all physical plant designs while honoring the fundamental work of Direct Supervision and IBM.
Strategic Inmate Management (SIM) is defined as the intentional integration of the principles and strategies of Direct Supervision and the elements of Inmate Behavior Management as a unified operational philosophy. It is an evolution of the Direct Supervision and Inmate Behavior Management training and assistance NIC has previously offered.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces recidivism in both juveniles and adults by helping them become conscious of their own thoughts and behaviors and then make positive changes to them.

Inmate Behavior Management: Guide to Meeting Basic Needs

This document provides a useful tool for managing inmates in jail and self-assessment checklists to determine how well the jail is doing.

Inmate Behavior Management: Northampton County Jail Case Study

This report explains how the Northampton County Jail in Pennsylvania implemented Inmate Behavior Management. 

Inmate Behavior Management: Brazos County Jail Case Study

This report explains how the Brazos County Jail in Texas implemented Inmate Behavior Management. 

Behavior Modification 101 for Drug Courts: Making the Most of Incentives and Sanctions

This report explains how to improve outcomes by combining evidence-based substance abuse treatment with strict behavioral accountability.

Implementing Motivational Interviewing in Correctional Settings: An Interview with Dr. William Miller

This presentation is an extended interview with Dr. William Miller regarding the utilization of motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings.

Inmate Behavior Management: The Key to a Safe and Secure Jail

This guide presents six key elements that will help jails reduce a wide array of negative, destructive, and dangerous inmate behavior.

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