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Sandora Cathcart

Sandy Cathcart is a National Programs Advisor with the National Institute of Corrections – Jails Division, and has been in this capacity since September 2014. She manages Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) training, Mental Health Systems in Jails, Mental Health First Aid training, Being Trauma Informed, Implementing Case Management for Jails, Management Development for Women and Minorities, and additional mental health and medical technical assistance requests for jails. Sandy worked in local corrections for 27 years between the Baltimore City Jail and the Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities in Maryland. She has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work (with licensure), a Master’s Degree in Correctional Administration, and a Certificate in Human Services Management. She has served as a member of a New Jail Transition team, a Unit Manager of female housing, a manager of classification, a policy and procedure writer, a certified trainer, a Social Work Associate, and a Criminal Justice and Social Work Adjunct Professor for the Anne Arundel Community College. Sandy was instrumental in developing a jail-based Case Management System for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Before her employment with NIC, she served as the Assistant Correctional Facility Administrator of Inmate Services for the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis, Maryland.


Job Title / Position
National Programs Advisor
Jails Division
Agency / Business / Organization
National Institute of Corrections