This unique position will focus on documenting how California’s counties are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the state’s prison realignment and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and sharing “lessons learned” and best practices for the benefit of all of California’s counties.
Hosted by the National Institute of Corrections, this blended learning program is designed to train and assist correctional agencies and jurisdictions on using gender-informed, evidence-based practice to improve the outcomes of women involved with the justice system.
This webinar will provide an introduction to and information on the reentry program of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, which focuses on improving life skills and employment opportunities for individuals in their community involved with the justice system.
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.
After more than a year of behind-the-scenes work, State Sen. Joe Vitale (D-Woodbrige) is scheduled to unveil a 21-bill package Wednesday aimed at addressing New Jersey’s growing heroin and prescription drug abuse problem.
Congress has helped states pay for programs with grants issued through the Second Chance Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation that indicated politicians in Washington finally realized that locking up people for long periods does not by itself transform criminals into productive members of society.
Breaking a four-year trend, the nation’s prison population rose again last year, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics said today.
The Times – Picayune By Julia O’Donoghue Louisiana saw a 2.2 percent drop in its prison population last year, but it still had the highest incarceration of any state in the country by far, according to a new report from the [...]
Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) announced that their bill to reform nonviolent drug sentencing would reduce prison costs by more than $4 billion.