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NCJ Number: NCJ 221166     Find in a Library
Title: Corrections Today...and Tomorrow: A Compilation of Corrections-Related Articles
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 06/2008
Page Count: 48
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This publication is a collection of short articles on corrections related programs and issues in the United States.
Abstract: This publication from the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, contains 11 brief articles which highlight contemporary issues and programs of interest to corrections professionals. A topic concerning prison sexual violence is addressed by “NIJ’s Response to the Rape Elimination Act.” Several articles regarding tools and technology in corrections include: “Brief Mental Health Screening for Corrections Intake”; “Helping Probation and Parole Officers Cope with Stress”; “Duress Systems in Correctional Facilities” and “No More Cell Phones.” Inmate benefits are discussed in “Helping Inmates Obtain Federal Medical Benefits Post-release” and “Obtaining Federal Benefits for Disabled Offenders,” which discusses Social Security and Medicaid benefits along with challenges and lessons learned. Other programs addressing various issues are covered by articles titled: “Faith-Based Programs Give Facilities a Helping Hand”; “Correlating Incarcerated Mothers, Foster Care and Child Reunification”; “Factories Behind Fences: Do Prison ‘Real Work’ Programs Work?” and “Habilitation or Harm: Project Greenlight and the Potential Consequences of Correctional Programming.” Tables, notes, references
Main Term(s): Literature ; Corrections management
Index Term(s): Rehabilitation ; Corrections effectiveness ; Corrections research
   
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