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Prison classification

  • Women in Jail: Classification Issues

    The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
  • National Institute of Corrections Prison Classification Peer Training and Strategy Session: What's Happening with Prison Classification Systems? September 6-7, 2000 Proceedings

    Proceedings from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems are provided.
  • Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices

    Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.
  • Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification

    In order to enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification, this bulletin provides a summary of
  • Internal Prison Classification Systems: Case Studies in Their Development and Implementation

    The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.
  • Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform

    Work undertaken by the participating states is described, an outline of the fundamental tasks required for a revalidation effort is provided, and e
  • 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. Sections of this report include:
  • Effective Management of Female Inmates: Applying the Research on Gender Responsive Correctional Strategies to Local Jails

    Research, practice, and guiding principles related to gender-responsive strategies and utilized in jail settings are exchanged.
  • Findings in Prison Classification and Risk Assessment

    New information and knowledge learned regarding classification and risk assessment systems are reviewed.
  • Developing Gender-Specific Classification Systems for Women Offenders

    A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need f
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