The National Institute of Corrections is now requesting proposals from jurisdictions that are interested in piloting Dosage Probation, a new model of probation supervision.
Hosted by the International Association of Correctional Training Personnel, this conference will provide an opportunity for participants to share innovative corrections practices and training strategies that are being used within national, state, and local correctional agencies throughout the country.
Hosted by the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, this two-day conference will discuss incarceration in America with a focus on improving the justice system, which has the highest documented rate of incarceration in the world.
This webinar explains and clarifies the issues related to allowable uses of federal Medicaid funds for incarcerated individuals, and provides an example of how corrections departments can leverage cost savings as a result.
This webinar addresses gender-responsive approaches to discipline and sanctions in women’s correctional settings, guided by research and innovative resources.
This webinar discusses areas of the reentry field that involve partnerships between NGOs and corrections agencies, specific examples of successful partnerships, the implications of policies and practices on these partnerships, and ways to form partnerships that will better serve individuals while they are incarcerated or under community supervision.
This video is a webcast of the April 2014 conference, “Health Reform and Criminal Justice: Advancing New Opportunities,” cohosted by the Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS) and the journal Health Affairs.
The National Reentry Resource Center hosted this webinar for organizations responding to the Smart Supervision solicitation.
This publication provides the results of a comprehensive evaluation on the state of correctional education programs for adults and juveniles.
This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention discusses findings from the 2011 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities in every state.
This paper from The Research and Evaluation Center at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice catalogues the different ways contact with the criminal justice system can lead to long-term financial consequences.
This report by the Harvard Kennedy School reviews what has been learned from studying exonerations in the past 20 years, including factors such as cognitive biases that contribute to wrongful convictions.
This report by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured provides an overview of the physical and mental health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, and the role of Medicaid in financing comprehensive, coordinated medical services.
Criminal justice systems from Seattle to Miami with aggressive jail-diversion efforts have cut inmate headcounts — and lowered recidivism rates. L.A. County has taken tentative steps to join them. The board of supervisors in July endorsed the concept of broadbased diversion, and last week pledged $756,000 for a pilot program.
The Elkridge, Maryland, Correctional Education Association has announced a partnership with inmate service provider JPay to develop a digital education platform for instructors, inmates and prison staff.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $380,000 to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to sign prisoners up for Medicaid.
California is one of several states saving millions of dollars by using Medicaid funds to pay for some inmates’ health care costs, Modern Healthcare reports.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center gathered state and local leaders from across the nation―including respected legislators, court and law enforcement officials and cabinet secretaries―to discuss complex criminal justice policies at its annual Board of Directors meeting during the week of Sept. 17 in Memphis, Tenn.