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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: 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 ›

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 ›

Network With Colleagues 24/7 at NCCHC Connect

“NCCHC conferences are a great way to network, but in the interim, you can interact with your peers and colleagues through the Commission’s new onlin… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

STD Screening and Treatment in Juvenile Corrections Webinar Available Online

Hundreds of correctional health professionals participated in an informational webinar on STD screening and treatment for juveniles in detent… Continue Reading ›

Certification as a Talent Management Strategy

Corrections is a unique environment for staffing. This article explains why certification should be part of your staffing strategy. Read more »