The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is now accepting applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement that involves the development of a model curriculum, available to colleges and universities, that will expose students to evidence-based principles and practices utilized by correctional professionals to facilitate the pro-social self-change of individuals in contact with the criminal justice system.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is now accepting applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement that involves facilitating a focus group of subject matter experts specific to career theory, cognitive behavioral principles, motivational interviewing, and blended learning techniques and practices.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is now accepting applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement to produce a 45–60-minute, broadcast-quality DVD to provide information specific to the implementation of NIC’s Transition From Jails To Community (TJC) initiative.
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 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.
During this webinar, FY 2013 SRR Planning Grantees were provided information on how to successfully complete the planning process, including submission of the Planning and Implementation (P&I) Guide, and were positioned to competitively apply for implementation funding.
This brief by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) provides an overview of a new case management tool, the Employment Retention Inventory (ERI).
The career and education guides at FireScience.org focus on public service and safety careers including firefighting, law enforcement, forestry, paramedics, and more.
This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process, provides an overview of criminal justice data trends in Nebraska, and discusses the guiding principles behind “what works” to reduce recidivism.
This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Nebraska that the Justice Reinvestment Working Group will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.
Youth involved with the juvenile justice system who are released from detention have higher mortality rates than the general public, according to this study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A federal judge in Sacramento on Wednesday awarded class-action status to California prison inmates who allege that their rights are violated by what they say are widespread instances of race-based punishment.
For years, local correctional facilities have been packed to the breaking point. Currently, there are about 2,600 children in Clark County’s juvenile justice system, but one program is helping lower the incarceration rate.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to impose new requirements on states for confining juveniles suspected of crimes. The rules could require state and local officials to spend significantly more money at a time when federal aid for juvenile justice is declining.
Counties across Tennessee spend millions of dollars every year on health care for prisoners, but a new state law passes some of those costs to the federal government.The General Assembly passed Public Chapter No. 926 earlier this year.
The announcement comes at a time of growing calls for drug sentencing reform, away from the severe punishment. Here are five things to know about the issue.