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Corrections stress

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting September 6-7, 2017.

Health and Wellness for Corrections Professionals

Resources on the Health and Wellness of Corrections Professionals. 

Corrections Stress: Peaks and Valleys

An NIC Training broadcast that explores the effects of working in corrections. Strategies to address corrections stress are discussed.

Prison Guards and the Death Penalty

This paper covers how correctional officers, both working on death row and present at executions, are deeply impacted by their work.

Stress and Corrections: Addressing the Safety and Well-Being of Correctional Officers

This article is a snapshot of ongoing work and a growing national consortium of individuals advancing the well-being of correctional officers.

Hazmat Suit for the Soul

This series addresses the issue of corrections fatigue and how to deal with it by developing responses to daily stress and dangerous incidents.

Stop Stressing Out

This article describes strategies for dealing with correctional officer stress.

New Directions in Corrections: Staff Wellness: NIC's Second Virtual Conference

On June 10, 2015, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) launched a national virtual conference on staff wellness titled "New Directions in Corrections: Staff Wellness."

Minimize Compassion Fatigue, Avoid Burnout and Reignite Your Passion

This article discusses ways that Corrections Fatigue can impact the well-being of mental health professionals who work in jail and prison setting.

Improving Correctional Officer Wellness Through a Multifaceted Approach

This document describes the OJP Diagnostic Center's analysis and recommendations on correctional officers work-related stressors.


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