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    NIC has created a new web page just for trainers.

    The National Institute of Corrections has developed a number of special " Projects " web pages to inform the field of its current activities and initiatives and to provide valuable information and resources to practitioners. Improving correctional agencies' capacity to train staff is the focus of the new Training Design and Development Projects Page . Developed for training directors, trainers, curriculum developers, field training officers, and those who are responsible for training...
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    Effectively Managing Sex Offenders In The Community

    The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national project that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders under community supervision. CSOM was established in 1997 and is sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice , in collaboration with the National Institute of Corrections , State Justice Institute , and the American Probation and Parole Association . CSOM has publications available for download in the critical areas...
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    TRAINERS - Are You Staying on Top of Your Game?

    Take measure how your training development and management stack up by participating in the National Institute of Corrections eight-hour internet/satellite program October 31 - November 1, 2007. The four hours on Day One focus on curriculum development, and Day 2 will deal with basic management of your agency's training efforts. Learn more about It Is All About Training: Who's Developing You? and how to register.
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    Using Motivational Interviewing to Change Offender Behavior

    The National Institute of Corrections has just released Motivating Offenders to Change: a Guide for Probation and Parole . This publication provides correctional professionals with both a solid grounding in the principles behind motivational interviewing (MI) and a practical guide for applying these principles in their everyday dealings with offenders. Download a copy from the NIC website. Also Available: Effective Communication/Motivational Strategies in Working with Resistant Populations. A 32...
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    Developing Tomorrow's Correctional Leaders and Managers

    If you are looking for resources for your own career development or for succession planning in your agency, this CD is for you. The National Institute of Corrections Information Center has combined nearly 20 digital documents exploring the dynamics and principles of effective leadership onto a single CD, and now you can order your free copy. Submit your request by phone at 800-995-6429 ext. 4426, or use the on line help desk . Ask for a copy of our "super disk" of Correctional Leadership...
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    Hone Your Training Design and Delivery Skills Using These Free Resources

    Skills and knowledge needed to systematically plan, develop, and deliver training programs for new and existing correctional employees are covered in the following resources developed by the National Institute of Corrections . All material is available at no cost. ACCESS THESE ITEMS ONLINE: Designing Learner Centered Instruction A seven step process for developing and designing a training program according to the ITIP (instructional theory into practice) format is described. Curriculum developers...
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