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Training in corrections

What’s Your Eye Chart Saying? How Our Beliefs Filter Our Views [Webinar]

NIC training webinar that explores preconceptions and techniques that can be used to understand how other people see the world.

Cooperative Agreement - Justice Involved Women: Developing an Agency Wide Approach Curriculum Update and Pilot

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2020 to update the curriculum for Women in the Justice System: Developing an Agency Wide Approach, a blended learning training program focusing on the development of gender-responsive policy and practices to improve the management of women in the justice system.

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs the Department of Justice to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to “protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return.” 34 USC § 30305(a).

Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding of projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the PREA standards.

LGBT: A Personal Story "Becoming Rachel"

NCA video chronicling the transition from male to female of corrections officer Rachel Esters, featuring moderator Bernie Iszler, CPS NIC Academy division. 

Training Programs for Juvenile Corrections Professionals, June 1, 2004 - May 31, 2005

This describes the training programs and technical assistance available from the NIC Academy Division through an interagency partnership with OJJDP.

Technical Assistance, Information, and Training for Adult Corrections: All Corrections Disciplines, Jails, Prisons, [and] Community Corrections [Service Plan: October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2010]

The National Institute of Correction's (NIC's) Service Plan for fiscal year 2010 contains opportunities available to those working in local, state, and federal corrections.

2016 NIC Learning and Performance Symposium: Interactive Instruction Ignites Learning Proceedings Document

This Proceedings Document reflects all the key content and activities of the three-day 2016 NIC Learning and Performance Symposium. 

Learning and Performance

NIC is committed to improving correctional agencies' internal capacity to enhance workplace learning and staff performance (i.e., training assessment, design, development, implementation, and evaluation).

Academy Division

The Academy Division sponsors technical assistance, training, networks and information services.

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.


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