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National Institute of Corrections Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006: Participant Demographics, Overall Evaluation of Training, and Applicability Ratings NIC Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006

Initial results from the Training Academy Evaluation Project (TAEP) assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections' Academy are presented.

National Institute of Corrections Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006: Participant Evaluation of Trainers NIC Training Academy Evaluation Project, 2005-2006

Results from the Training Academy Evaluation Project (TAEP) assessing the training offered by the National Institute of Corrections' Academy are presented.

National Institute of Corrections Drug-Free Prison Zone Project: Evaluation Component for Each of Eight State Sites: Final Report

Results from projects implementing new strategies for drug interdiction within an institutional setting are presented. This compilation includes findings from final evaluation reports provided by Maryland, California, Kansas, New York, and Florida.

Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Initiative Phase 2 Site Reports

The TJC model includes the components necessary to facilitate successful transition from jail. Phase 2 pays greater attention to pretrial practices.

An Intermediate Outcome Evaluation of the Thinking for a Change Program

This evaluation of the Thinking for a Change program uses a quasi-experimental, non-random, two group pre-test post-test design.

Victim Impact: Listen and Learn: An Evaluation of the Effects of the Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Program on Prisoner Recidivism and Prisoner Behavior

This report summarizes the evaluation study conducted to examine effects of the Victim Impact: Listen and Learn program on prisoner behavior.

Mending Justice: Sentinel Event Reviews

This report explores the potential to learn from errors in the criminal justice system by applying a sentinel event review approach.            

A Comparison of Risk Assessment Instruments in Juvenile Justice

This study examined the validity, reliability, equity, and cost of nine juvenile justice risk assessment instruments. 

Beyond Risk and Needs Assessments

This paper describes a comprehensive approach to assessment, developed by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD).

PREA Audit Instrument – Juvenile Facilities

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Juvenile Faculties.

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