This publication from the RAND Corporation identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice in both community and institutional corrections.
Mental Health Publications
This publication from The Sentencing Project highlights policy changes in both adult and juvenile justice systems in 30 states and the District of Columbia during 2014. Highlighted policy changes relate to sentencing, probation and parole, collateral consequences, juvenile justice, mental health and substance use treatment, and more.
This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics describes the health status and the health services and treatment received by individuals incarcerated at state and federal prisons as well at local jails.
This report, from the Vera Institute of Justice, reviews existing research and data to take a deeper look at the nation’s misuse of local jails.
This guide from the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women addresses gender-responsive approaches to discipline and sanctions in women’s correctional settings.
This chart provides an overview of input from U.S. states on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
In September 2010, dependent care coverage to young adults expanded under the Affordable Care Act, allowing individuals below the age of 26 to remain under their parents’ insurance.
This informational bulletin from the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides guidance to states to design a benefit package that will meet the needs of youth with substance use disorders and their families.
This report from the National Institute of Corrections and the Center for Effective Public Policy provides a policy and practice framework to support the development of effective behavior management systems that will increase the compliance and prosocial behavior of individuals involved with the justice system both during and following community supervision.
This toolkit from the Vera Institute of Justice provides resources and a guide on cost-benefit analysis (CBA), featuring several examples from the criminal justice field.