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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 ›

CE Webinar on Crisis Management Strategies

Providing crisis intervention services to patients can be a challenge for many correctional mental health professionals. In most systems, mental health crise… Continue Reading ›

CE Webinar on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Juvenile Corrections

This presentation will discuss human trafficking and domestic minor sex trafficking, with a focus on the intersection of juvenile justice and DMST.

Presente… Continue Reading ›

JCHC Editor Pens Letter in Support of NCCHC Standards and Accreditation

John R. Miles, MPA, editor of the Journal of Correctional Health Care, argues for accreditation and health care standards in his Editor’s Letter publis… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Position Statement Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG has approved the endorsement of the revised position statement Breastfeeding in Correctional Settings. The position statement is now ACOG official cli… Continue Reading ›