WHAT'S NEW

For Better Outcomes, Let’s Improve Coordination With Community Care

In his last column as NCCHC board chair, Dr. Tom Fagan discusses the need for effective communication to improve the transition of individuals both into and … Continue Reading ›

Suicide Prevention Resources

Inmate suicide is one of the most serious challenges in corrections. To help the field save lives, we share our standards on suicide prevention and other use… Continue Reading ›

Webinar: NCCHC 2018 Health Services in Jails and Prisons: A Year Later

August 20, 1-3 pm CDT 

Two years in the making, the 2018 Standards were revised, reorganized and simplified to create a more user-friendly guide for those… Continue Reading ›

Webinar: Preventive Health Care for Incarcerated Women

July 30, 1-2 pm CDT 

Providing preventive health care, including reproductive health care, to incarcerated women poses unique challenges. This webinar will … Continue Reading ›

Thoughts on Suicide in Corrections

Even one suicide is tragic on many levels. NCCHC board chair Thomas Fagan, PhD, CCHP-MH, is a longtime psychologist with deep insight into this issue. In thi… Continue Reading ›

Free CE Webinar on STI Screening and Diagnostics

This webinar will review guidelines for screening, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections within correctional facilities. It will discus… Continue Reading ›

Call for Nominations: CCHP Board of Trustees

Elections are held every year to fill a three-year term on the board. Comprised of 10 correctional health professionals, the board is charged with guiding the C… Continue Reading ›

CE Webinar on Suicide Risk Management

Suicide remains a leading cause of death in jails and prisons across the country. This webinar reviews the literature on suicide in correctional settings and… Continue Reading ›

CE Webinar: “Psychopathy: Providing Treatment and Managing Risk”

Psychopathic individuals are overrepresented in correctional settings at a rate 15 to 25 times higher than in the general population. They are more likely to… Continue Reading ›

Board Chair Tom Fagan Sets His Sights on Continued Growth and Improvement

Few people know more about NCCHC’s work than Dr. Tom Fagan, who has served on the board for 22 years and recently began his second term as chair. Read abou… Continue Reading ›