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Stronger Together

This collection of handbooks is an excellent resource for anyone who cares for or works with children who have incarcerated parents.

Locked In: Interactions with the Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Systems for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW Who Engage in Survival Sex

This report focuses on LGBTQ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning] youth who become involved in the commercial sex market to meet basic survival needs, describing their experiences with law enforcement, the criminal justice system, and the child welfare system.

Ending Sexual Abuse Behind the Walls: An Orientation

This is an orientation video for new inmates.

Best Practices in Creating and Delivering LGBTQ Cultural Competency Trainings for Health and Social Service Agencies

This document explains how to effectively develop and deliver LGBTQ cultural competency training.

End of An Era? The Impact of Drug Law Reform in New York City

This report empirically shows the benefits that can happen if a state reforms its excessively punitive drug control laws.

Surviving the Streets of New York: Experiences of LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW Engaged in Survival Sex

The report documents experiences and characteristics of LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW youth who engage in survival sex.

Respectful Classification Practices with LGBTI Inmates [Lesson Plans]

This 60-minute training session explains how to improve the correctional intake and classification process for LGBTI inmates.

Case Study: New York City Department of Probation’s Federal Partnership Efforts: Profile of a Successful Technical Assistance Collaboration With the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Corrections

This brief explains how the NYC DOP Adult Operations Division partnered with the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Institute of Correction (NIC) to create an organizational culture within the division that was committed to using evidence-based practices.

Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States

Three states – New York, NewJersey, and California – have achieved prison population reductions in the range of 25%. They have also seen their crime rates generally decline at a faster pace than the national average.

Gender Identity Disorder: Health Care Services

This policy explains how the health care needs of those offenders with a DSM-IV diagnosis of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) are ensured.

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