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  • Application and Use of Restraints in Custody: Reducing the Risk [Videoconference Held April 19, 2000]

    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
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2002

    Contents of these proceedings include:
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, February 2004

    Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; Domestic Preparedness and the Impact on Large Jails by Sue Menser; meeting participants
  • Locking Up H1N1

    This 3-hour program, originally broadcast December 9, 2009, and hosted by the National Institute of Corrections, will address the issue of correcti
  • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting Course

    Welcome to the National Institute of Corrections’ Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinemen
  • Traumatic Brain Injury in the Criminal Justice Population [Webinar]

    “This webinar discusses the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its implications for the criminal justice system.
  • Civil Liability for Inadequate Prisoner Medical Care: Eye and Vision Related

    "Jails and prisons are constitutionally mandated to provide adequate medical care to those in their care, since prisoners and detainees cannot seek
  • "Seek, Test, Treat and Retain" For Hepatitis C in the United States Criminal Justice System

    The potential benefits and challenges of applying “seek, test, treat and retain” (STTR) model of care to hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the US criminal
  • Hepatitis C in Corrections: Innovations in Treatment and Management of a Public Health Challenge [Internet Broadcast]

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States, with approximately three million persons living wi
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

    Presentations: “Mental Health Inmate Management-Texas Initiative” (1) “Jails and the Sandra Bland Act” by Dennis D.
  • Entitled to Treatment: Medical Care for Transgender Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System (2016)

    Transgender individuals are those whose “gender identity” - their personal sense of being male or female - does not match the sex they were assigne

  • Noxalone saves lives

    NIC Launches E-Course for Naloxone Administration

    The National Institute of Corrections recently launched Naloxone Administration, a new e-course that describes how to identify the potential risks and hazards of exposure to opioids and actions that correctional staff can take to minimize risk to engaging in life saving methods. Step-by-step instructions and scenarios outline the use and application of the opioid antagonist Naloxone. The training prescribed in this e-course has the potential to save lives.