NIC Resource Package

NIC Resource Package web_admin Thu, 01/13/2022 - 16:13

The NIC Resource Package is a condensed set of resources that is available for public use. 

New from NIC

New from NIC web_admin Thu, 01/13/2022 - 16:54

Documents

Webinars & Broadcasts

Becoming Trauma Informed: An Essential Element for Justice Settings

(PH)REAL: PHilosophy, Relationship, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership

Converting Instructor Led Training to Virtual Instructor Led Training

COVID-19: How are Pretrial Service Agencies Dealing with the Coronavirus?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Family Connections Project Webinar Series

Measuring What Matters: Outcome and Performance Measures for the Pretrial Services Field

Promoting Wellness and Resiliency in Correctional Staff

Putting the Science into Self-Injury Risk Assessment and Prevention

Solving the Dilemma of Self-Injurious Behavior in the Incarcerated Population

The Foundation of Practical Application of Risk, Need, and Responsivity in the Age of COVID-19 and Justice Reform

The Mindful Supervisor

Transformational Leadership: How to Lead Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization Series

The Foundation of Practical Application of Risk, Need, and Responsivity in the Age of COVID-19 and Justice Reform

The Mindful Supervisor

Transformational Leadership: How to Lead Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization Series

Topic Categories

Topic Categories web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:46

Classification & Risk Assessment

Classification & Risk Assessment web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:49

 

Criminal Justice System Planning

Criminal Justice System Planning web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 11:15

Apex Guidebook Series

Other Criminal Justice Resources

    Evidence-Based Practices

    Evidence-Based Practices web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:55

    Jail Operations & Planning

    Jail Operations & Planning web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:56

    Jail Resources

    Jail Resources web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:56

    Juvenile Justice

    Juvenile Justice web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:58

    Leadership and Management

    Leadership and Management web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:59

    Medical and Mental Health

    Medical and Mental Health web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:00

    Parole & Probation

    Parole & Probation web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:01

    Parole Essential Series

    Other Community Resources

    Pretrial Services

    Pretrial Services web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:02

    Prison Management and Operations

    Prison Management and Operations web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:03

    Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

    Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:02

    Message from a previous NIC Director:

    On September 4, 2003, President Bush signed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) into law. As a part of the law, Congress charged the National Institute of Corrections with a variety of tasks to assist the field of corrections. Included among these are the provision of training and education about the law and the issue which prompted its passage.

    A key element of providing this assistance is to build our relevant knowledge about sexual assault in correctional institutions. While it is important to identify and hear from various experts, it is equally important to understand the issue from the perspective of correctional staff. To begin collecting input and information the decision was made early in NIC’s PREA Initiative to conduct a series of focus groups at several facilities around the country.

    Achieving a regional balance, NIC identified and worked with a variety of prisons and jails, both large and small. Focus groups were conducted with facility executive staff, mid-managers, line officers, and administrative and support staff who perform an array of functions. The participants responded to several questions regarding the problems they encounter in preventing or responding to an incident, and described any successes their agencies had addressing the issue. Questions regarding the dynamics explored what the participants knew generally about sexual assault, plus what procedures had been put in place and what training had been received. These discussions yielded a rich source of information directly from the field about attitudes, knowledge, and current practices.

    Staff Perspectives on Sexual Violence in Adult Prisons and Jails: Trends from Focus Group Interviews is an overview of this work and the first volume in a series of bulletins. In addition to key findings, it presents staff views on policy and training, inmate culture, causes and conditions, assault indicators, characteristics of victims and perpetrators, inmate orientation, investigations and prosecutions, and issues regarding responding to sexual violence. It is hoped that these ideas and recommendations will assist you and your agency as you develop strategies to address the problem of sexual violence in correctional institutions.

    ~ Morris L. Thigpen, Sr.

    Reentry

    Reentry web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:03

    The National Reentry Symposium:

    The National Reentry Symposium: web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:04

    Promising Practices and Future Directions

    Co-Sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

    September 9-10, 2015 National Corrections Academy - Aurora, Colorado

    Notes From Day One

    Reentry Symposium 2015 Day One Notes.pdf

    Reentry Presentations

    Aging Elderly and Incarcerated

    Aging Elderly and Incarcerated.pdf

    Arizona DOC Mental Health Disorders and the Criminal Justice System
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    AZ DOC Mental Health Disorders and the Criminal Justice System.pdf

    ASCA Performance Based Measures System
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    ASCA Performance Based Measures System.pdf

    Creating Vital Community Partnerships
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Creating Vital Community Partnerships.pdf

    CSOSA Reentry Presentation
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    CSOSA Reentry Presentation.pdf

    Facilitating Successful Reentry - Federal Bureau of Prisons
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Facilitating Successful Reentry - BOP.pdf

    Importance of Individualized Sex Offender Assessment
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Importance of Individualized Sex Offender Assessment.pdf

    Iowa DOC Reentry of Offenders with Serious Mental Health Disorders
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Iowa DOC Reentry of Offenders with Serious Mental Health Disorders.pdf

    Just Leadership USA
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Just Leadership USA.pdf

    Live Webinar Event for the Release of NIC Publication "Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way #032786

    [Satellite/Internet Broadcast

    Michigan Prisoner Reentry
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Michigan Prisoner Reentry.pdf

    Minnesota DOC Transition from Prison to Community

    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Minnesota DOC Transition from Prison to Community.pdf

    National Reentry Landscape
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    National Reentry Landscape.pdf

    National Reentry Symposium - Goals Mimi Carter
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    National Reentry Symposium - Goals Mimi Carter.pdf

    NIC Health Reform and Public Safety
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    NIC Health Reform and Public Safety.pdf

    NIC LGBTI In-Custody Populations
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    NIC LGBTI In-Custody Populations.pdf

    NIC Reentry-Justice Involved Women
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    NIC Reentry-Justice Involved Women.pdf

    NIC Transformational Workforce Development
    The Role of Education and Employment in Supporting Success
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    NIC Transformational Workforce Development.pdf

    North Carolina DPS Passing the Baton from Inside to Outside
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    NC DPS Passing the Baton from Inside to Outside.pdf

    North Carolina Transition Document Envelope

    North-Carolina-Transition-Document-Envelope.pdf

    North Dakota Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    North Dakota Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation.pdf

    Reentry Aging and End of Life Offenders
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Reentry Aging and End of Life Offenders.pdf

    Reentry Efforts for the Elderly Prison Population
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Reentry Efforts for the Elderly Prison Population.pdf

    Roger Przybylski - EBP Presentation
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Przybylski-Evidence-Based-Practices.pdf

    Roger Przybylski - Implementing Evidence Based Practices

    Implementing-Evidence-Based-Practices.pdf

    The National Reentry Symposium 2015
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    The National Reentry Symposium 2015.pdf

    Veterans Reentry Policies and Practices
    PowerPoint presentation converted to pdf

    Veterans Reentry Policies and Practices.pdf

    Women Offenders and Defendants

    Women Offenders and Defendants web_admin Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:06

    Curriculum Packages

    Curriculum Packages web_admin Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:34

    Resources for Trainers

    Resources for Trainers web_admin Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:17

    About NIC

    About NIC web_admin Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:31

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is a small agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Institute is headed by a director appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. An advisory board, consisting of 10 appointed members and 6 ex officio members, established by the enabling legislation (Public Law 93-415) provides policy direction to the Institute.

    What We Do

    We provide training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. Through cooperative agreements, we award funds to support our program initiatives. We also provide leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as well as public policymakers.

    Our History

    In September 1971, a major riot at New York's Attica prison focused national attention on corrections and the practice of imprisonment in the United States. In response to public concern and recognizing the problems in corrections facilities and programs at the State and local levels, Attorney General John N. Mitchell convened a National Conference on Corrections in Williamsburg, Virginia, in December 1971. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, in his keynote address before the 450 conference participants, expressed support for the establishment of a national training academy for corrections. The training academy would:

    • Encourage the development of a body of corrections knowledge, coordinate research, and formulate policy recommendations.
    • Provide professional training of the highest quality for corrections employees and executives.
    • Provide a forum for the exchange of advanced ideas in corrections.
    • Bring about long-delayed improvements in the professionalism of the corrections field.

    The National Institute of Corrections was created in 1974. It first received funding in 1977 as a line item in the Federal Bureau of Prisons budget.

    Our Vision

    "The National Institute of Corrections is a leader in contributing to a just and humane society."

    Our Mission and Goals

    "The National Institute of Corrections is a center of learning, innovation and leadership that shapes and advances effective correctional practice and public policy."

    Strategic Goals

    Goal I: To advance the field of corrections.
    Goal II: To ensure NIC creates and sustains internal excellence and organizational learning and creates the highest customer value.

    Our Organizational Structure

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is administered by a Director appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. A 16-member Advisory Board provides policy direction to the Institute. The Institute has a core staff of 51, augmented by experienced corrections specialists on loan for 2-year periods from state and local governments and others assigned from the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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