WHAT'S NEW

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 ›

Online Portal Simplifies Accreditation Tasks

Great news for correctional facilities! NCCHC is streamlining the accreditation process through an individualized online system that will make tasks smoothe… Continue Reading ›

Registration Is Open for the 2018 Spring Conference in Minneapolis

Renew your sense of purpose, gain a fresh perspective and be part of progress at the 2018 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care!

Correctional… Continue Reading ›

Reignite the Sparkle in Your Career

In the latest Board Notes column, Eileen Couture acknowledges the malaise that can strike correctional health professionals and offers a remedy. Read more &g… Continue Reading ›

National Correctional Health Care Providers Convene for Suicide Prevention Summit

Representatives from five national providers of correctional health care came together for a day of discussion and problem-solving in the shared interest of … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC and AAHIVM Partner on Corrections Issue of HIV Specialist

The American Academy of HIV Medicine recognizes the importance of continuity of care for individuals released from incarceration to the community—both for … Continue Reading ›

Board Chair Reflects on the Value of Change

In the latest Board Notes column, Eileen Couture reflects on the meaning and value of change—in the natural world, in our profession and in our patients&#8… Continue Reading ›

Board Member Examines Pregnancy Behind Bars in New Book

In a newly published book, NCCHC board member Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, examines the plight of pregnant women incarcerated in our nation’s jails. Jailca… Continue Reading ›