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December 2011 - NIC News & Updates

NIC News & Updates


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    Evidence-Based Decision Making – An Example

    In June 2008, NIC partnered with the Center for Effective Public Policy to build a system wide framework (arrest through final disposition and discharge) that when implemented will result in more collaborative, evidence-based decision making and practices in local criminal justice systems. This project is now in Phase III implementation and the Framework ( A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems ) is beginning to produce results. An example, from one of seven...
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    Join the Learning Administrators’ Virtual Community (LAVC) Kick-Off Conference

    NIC has launched a new forum on the Corrections Community for learning administrators across the field of corrections. It is called the Learning Administrators' Virtual Community (LAVC) and will open its forum with a kick-off conference online December 5, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm EST. Dozens of instructors from jails, prisons, and community supervision are already registered, but there is still time to save your seat today. The webinar is open to anyone who administers training in corrections...
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    New in the Library – Essential Skills for New Supervisors

    Now available in the NIC Library, “ Essential Skills for New Supervisors ” focuses on developing new skills and competencies while making the transition from line staff to supervisor. Contents include: A 3-hour training program, broadcast September 15, 2010, shows how to use the newly developed DVD series curriculum from the National Institute of Corrections, titled “Self-Directed Essential Skills for New Supervisors”. This is a training program designed to be taken by one...
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