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New to the NIC Website: Justice-Involved Veterans
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Recently added to the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) website is our new web page focusing on Justice-Involved Veterans.   On any given day, veterans account for nine of every hundred individuals in U.S. jails and prisons (Noonan & Mumola, 2007; Greenberg & Rosenheck, 2008). This web page has been developed in an effort to provide current and useful information to correctional agencies regarding the population of justice-involved veterans.  Highlighted on the web page are two NIC projects: the Veterans Treatment Court Project and the Veterans Risk and Needs Assessment Tool and Protocol Project.

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Example resources from the Justice-Involved Veterans page:

  • Statement for House Veterans Affairs Committee regarding "Service Should Not Lead to Suicide: Access to VA’s Mental Health Care" by Thomas J. Berger, Ph.D., Executive Director, Veterans Health Council of Vietnam Veterans of America
  • The Veteran Treatment Court Concept in Practice: Issues for Practitioners by Julie Marie Baldwin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock




Posted Mon, Jul 14 2014 8:49 AM by Susan Powell
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