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First Jail Restrictive Housing Training Program Developed

Following over four years of successful trainings to prison professionals around the country, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) entered into a cooperative agreement with CJI to expand its Managing Prison Restrictive Housing Populations program and to create a Managing Jail Restrictive Housing Populations curriculum.

First Jail Restrictive Housing Training Program Developed

Following over four years of successful trainings to prison professionals around the country, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) entered into a cooperative agreement with CJI to expand its Managing Prison Restrictive Housing Populations program and to create a Managing Jail Restrictive Housing Populations curriculum.

Restrictive Housing

This webpage has been developed in an effort to provide current and useful information to correctional agencies regarding the safe and respectful management of restrictive housing populations. 

Restrictive Housing: Roadmap to Reform [Internet Broadcast]

This training broadcast will: examine restrictive housing practices in your agency and compare and contrast those with the DOJ Guiding Principles.

More Than Emptying Beds: A Systems Approach to Segregation Reform

"Segregation has been and will continue to be a tool that is necessary to manage legitimate safety concerns. Reforms in the use of this practice will only be successful if the safety of inmates and staff is maintained or improved in the process.

Restrictive Housing: An Annotated Bibliography

A bibliography with resources on the use of restricted housing including: the effects, guidelines for its use, step down programs, etc.

Administrative Segregation in U.S. Prisons [Executive Summary and Report]

This paper attempts to describe the research on administrative segregation in enough detail that the reader can reach his or her own conclusions.

Presidential Memorandum -- Limiting the Use of Restrictive Housing by the Federal Government

This White House memorandum from March 2016 addresses the overuse of solitary confinement in correctional and detention systems.         

The Effect of Solitary Confinement on Institutional Misconduct: A Longitudinal Evaluation

This dissertation examines whether solitary confinement and time spent in solitary confinement impacts institutional conduct upon release from solitary confinement.

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