WHAT'S NEW

Supporting Organizations Issue Statements on Family Separation

Several of NCCHC’s supporting organizations have published statements opposing separation of immigrant children from their families, citing long-term harm … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Chair Emphasizes the Value of Mentorship

“I was heartened to see so many younger professionals at the NCCHC Spring Conference. This underscores the appeal of this practice area and holds promi… Continue Reading ›

2018 Standards for Health Services: What’s New?

The 2018 editions have been revised, reorganized and simplified to improve their usefulness. 

Two years in the making, NCCHC’s 2018 Standards for … Continue Reading ›

Continuing Education Webinar on Managing Cultural Competence

It is important for correctional health staff to integrate multicultural awareness into their work with inmates. This webinar will help clinicians understa… Continue Reading ›

Continuing Education Webinar on Mental Health and Segregation

This webinar will review the various forms of segregated housing, the current use (and overuse) of segregated housing nationally, and the short- and long-ter… Continue Reading ›

2018 – A Year of Technology and Progress

The year is off to a great start at NCCHC, with lots of “new” – from our new CEO, Jim Pavletich, to advances in technology for accreditation and the Ce… Continue Reading ›

Continuing Education Webinar on Contraception for Young Women

This webinar will provide an update on hot topics in contraception for young women. We will discuss long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs), and… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC White Paper Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG has approved the endorsement of the white paper Pregnancy and Postpartum Care in Correctional Settings by Carloyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, assistant professor… Continue Reading ›

Updated Jail and Prison Standards Coming Soon

New editions of NCCHC’s landmark Standards for Health Services for jails and prisons will be available in April. First published in 1976 and 1979, respect… Continue Reading ›

Self-Injury Reduction Continuing Education Webinar

Behavior management strategies are effective in supporting positive behavior change. The incidence and prevalence of self-injurious behavior among inmates is… Continue Reading ›