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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 221166     Find in a Library
Title: Corrections Today...and Tomorrow: A Compilation of Corrections-Related Articles
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 06/2008
Page Count: 48
  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
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:
https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=243028

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