A webinar presented by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Mindfulness can help increase your self-awareness, decrease tension within you and your team, improve your concentration, and ultimately improve your team's health and workplace satisfaction.
Chaplain Aroons Seeda provides a self-guided meditation that can be used for staff, inmates or the general public. This guide supports the user through various types of mindfulness meditation, stress reduction and prevention with the following sections:
2. Single Breath
3. Whole Body
4. Energy Release
5. Resting Peace Point
6. Self Compassion
8. Play All
This article is a snapshot of ongoing work and a growing national consortium of individuals advancing the well-being of correctional officers.
This series addresses the issue of corrections fatigue and how to deal with it by developing responses to daily stress and dangerous incidents.
This article describes strategies for dealing with correctional officer stress.
On June 10, 2015, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) launched a national virtual conference on staff wellness titled "New Directions in Corrections: Staff Wellness."
This document describes the OJP Diagnostic Center's analysis and recommendations on correctional officers work-related stressors.
This is article covers how and why community corrections officers experience traumatic stress on the job and related efforts to address this problem.
This website provides resources to help juvenile justice professionals understand and provide trauma-focused services to youth.
This annotated bibliography provides information regarding traumatic and other high-stress exposure on corrections staff health and wellness.