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  • staff phone app

    Hello, I work in the NIC Information Center. We have corrections professional with this following question: Does anyone know if a state or federal prison facility uses an phone app, so staff can easily see who is working and where they are? The idea is the app would cut down on searching for individuals...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Elizabeth on Mon, May 9 2016
  • using phone applications for staffing

    Hello, I work in the NIC Information Center. We have corrections professional with this following question: Does anyone know if a state or federal prison facility uses an phone app, so staff can easily see who is working and where they are? The idea is the app would cut down on searching for individuals...
    Posted to Policy & Procedure Exchange (Forum) by Elizabeth on Mon, May 9 2016
  • Data on Locations of Inmate Violence

    Greetings - I'm a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at UC Berkeley Law School and a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. I am trying to get more parsimonious data on the locations of violence within correctional facilities - primarily state...
    Posted to Correctional Research Roundtable (Forum) by Jay on Wed, Aug 28 2013
  • MOBILITY TRAINING FOR BLIND INMATES

    I am seeking information on the provision of mobility training as an inmate reasonable accommodation request for blind inmates. I would appreciate any information regarding whether your jail or prison offers this type of training; and if so, please provide details such as: who conducts the training,...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by NinaEdwards on Tue, Jun 18 2013
  • Media Requests to Inmates

    Hello! I am the new Public Affairs Director for New Mexico Corrections. We are looking at some of our policies and was hoping to pick your brains about how other agencies handle media requests when they are looking to interview an inmate in a one-on-one setting? Any help is very appreciated! Thanks!...
    Posted to Correctional Research Roundtable (Forum) by Alex Tomlin on Mon, Mar 11 2013
  • Facial shields/officer protective gear

    Please respond if you can with copies of policies in response to this question. We're having some trouble finding information! From NC Division of Prisons: "I am trying to pole all state correction agencies who might have a policy on the use and application of a facial shield aka "spit...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Liz Craig on Tue, Apr 24 2012
  • Validated Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (PREA)

    PREA Standards require screening for risk of victimization and abusiveness. Wh at you are using to satisfy this standard. We have been asked about using the SAVY http://www.dshs.wa.gov/pdf/ms/forms/20_222.pdf . I cannot find where it is validated. Does anyone know? Does anyone use a validated vulnerability...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Kila Jager on Mon, Mar 19 2012
  • Case load for SWs

    Anybody know of recommended case load sizes for social workers within correctional facilities?
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Liz Craig on Mon, Feb 13 2012
  • Crisis Intervention Team Training opportunities for FY12

    Learn the tools, strategies, and techniques that will allow corrections staff, mental health service providers, and advocates to work together to develop and implement a crisis intervention team (CIT).
    Posted to Mental Health (Forum) by Anitaep on Fri, Nov 4 2011
  • Staff Rfresher Training on PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act)

    We are working on yearly PREA staff refresher training. What do you do in this area and can you share your training? I have posted this question to the National PREA REsourse Workgroup also. prea.coordinator@oya.state.or.us
    Posted to Correctional Trainers (Forum) by Kila Jager on Fri, Oct 21 2011
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