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Increasing Collaboration Between Corrections and Mental Health Organizations: Orange County Case Study

The use of the Mental Health Pretrial Release Program (MHPTR) by the Orange County Jail is discussed.

Policy-Driven Responses to Probation and Parole Violations

The author describes the experiences of probation and parole agencies from across the country that worked with NIC on developing innovative approaches to probation and parole violations and revocations.

Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators

This guide to OJC outlines specific aspects of system implementation, automation, monitoring, and evaluation of OJC systems.

Better Corrections Through Information [Videoconference Held March 15, 2000]

This 3-hour program covers the use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and operations and to serve as a base for policymaking.

Report to the United States Congress on the Activities of the Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement During Fiscal Year 2000 (October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000)

Highlights are provided of this Office's accomplishments and the status of correctional job training and placement in the U.S.

Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices and the Experiences of Three States

The development of improved strategies for classifying female offenders is addressed.

Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Offenders on Probation: Thinking for a Change

The effectiveness of "Thinking for a Change" -- a cognitive behavioral program for adult probationers -- is investigated.

Do Batterer Intervention Programs Work? Two Studies

Results are provided from two studies regarding the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs.

Project Guide: Tribal Justice System Assessment

This guide is comprised of the following sections: introduction; what a justice assessment is; impact of the justice system assessment on detention and corrections bed space needs; approach to conducting a system assessment; steps in the assessment process; unique characteristics of Indian Country justice systems; summary; key parties in the tribal justice system; and structure of tribal justice systems.

Performance Audit of Pennsylvania Correctional Industries of the Department of Corrections

The effectiveness of Pennsylvania Correctional Industries (PCI), a state-run prison business, in planning efforts and managing operations is assessed.

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