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Register for the IACTP 27th Annual Trainers' Conference!

November 13-16, 2011 - Nashville, TN

IACTP is a criminal justice association that includes members of the training professions from national, state and local corrections agencies, community corrections, juvenile justice, higher education, academies and commissions, and private corrections. Click here to register!

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Hosted by: Tennessee Department of Corrections, Corrections Corporation of America, and the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole


Is your agency ready for PREA?

NCTI 1: The standards adopted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) relating to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) will require criminal justice agencies to provide extensive training to staff, volunteers, and auxiliary personnel.
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Reading Is Fundamental, Therapeutic and Has a Place in Corrections

By William Daly, CPM, CCE, CJM
Our "Story Book Moms and Dads" program takes the successful track record of education programs in correctional facilities and puts our own twist on it to include not only the detainee but their children as well. Aside from the literacy aspect of the program, “Story Book Moms and Dads” helps with the reunification process and gives the detainee the opportunity that they otherwise would not have, to bond with their child.
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  • November – Roundup/review of cases/legal issues [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

featured job

Juvenile Detention Officer – King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention – Washington

Detention officers work in the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile's Detention Facility which operates on a 24-hour, 7 days per week basis. Incumbents work in a secure juvenile detention facility with juvenile offenders. They interact directly with potentially violent youth and ensure their appropriate safety, security, and care while housed at the detention facility.

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