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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: 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Continuing Education Webinar on the Opioid Use Crisis

This presentation will focus on the the policy and treatment challenges facing federal and state governments and treatment providers in response to the epide… Continue Reading ›

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 ›

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 ›