NEW Economy & Corrections
Stimulus Package Response
A little while back we asked if anyone in corrections had read the stimulus package. We got a passionate response from user Ecnal:
Anyone else out there have ideas or thoughts? full post
Prison Security Extends Beyond Concrete Walls and Steel Barsby Bob Hood
Just as video killed the radio star, a failure to acknowledge technology’s role in helping secure correctional facilities may help kill the nation’s already overcrowded prison system. The recent report issued by the Pew Center on the States highlighted the nation’s prison system, detailing reasons why it is overcrowded and how much money is put into it, among others. Unfortunately, there was no mention of technology. full story
Director Residential Re-entry Ctr - Michigan
Must be able to pass criminal background check. Minimum age of 21. Experience in the correction field preferred. 4 Years accredited degree in Social Behavioral Science preferred. (May substitute 1 year work experience for 1 year academic studies and 2 years related work experience with 1 yr in supervisory position. full job posting
- May: Wellness
- June: Minority issues
- July: Women in Corrections
Best way to handle unruly inmate
cenasgurl23: What is, in your opinion, the best way to handle an unruly inmate. Should show of force be the last result? Is seperating two inmates who have been fighting enough?
Mudflap: There are too many variables to make a blanket statement. What might work on one day may not work on another, depending on the circumstances. There have been times where a show of force was the last thing we should have done, but often just getting the inmates separated is good enuff to at least diffuse the situation until other CO’s could get there... full thread
- Keefe Group: Proud Supporter of Discovering Options
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- Keefe Group Partners with Puppies Behind Bars
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- Achieving Measurable Success with Adjudicated Youth
April 16, 2009
Join us for this educational webinar with Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY Program), an organization that helps adjudicated youth turn their lives around by providing mentoring, legal education and leadership training.
- IACTP Call for Presentations
March 16 - April 30, 2009
When coming to this year’s conference [October 25th through October 28, 2009] don’t just plan on sitting through the workshops because this is your opportunity to share your knowledge with your peers.
- Women in Criminal Justice Conference
April 14-19, 2009
The conference is for women at all levels working in all aspects of the criminal justice field.
- American Jail Association 28th Annual Training Conference and Jail Expo
April 26-30, 2009
The Louisville Metro Department of Corrections and the Kentucky Jailer's Association are proud to be the co-hosts for this year's conference in in Louisville, Ky.
- Hepatitis B & C with HIV Co-infection (live webcast)
April 29, 2009
The Management of HIV/ AIDS in the Correctional & Community Setting is an on-going satellite videoconference, and webcast series designed to address clinical issues in the management of HIV-infected patients
- Experience the Riot @ The Mock Prison Riot
May 3-6, 2009
The National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation host the Mock Prison Riot on the grounds of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia.
- Desert Waters Correctional Outreach Staff Wellness through Positive Leadership Conference
May 7-8, 2009
This conference will provide criminal justice professionals with evidence-based strategies that boost staff wellness, morale and performance
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"Well done is better than well said."
- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)