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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Summer Executive Connection Now Online!

The Summer 2018 issue is now posted as a PDF. Read about the new standards, what it means to be a CCHP, the latest Suicide Prevention Summit and more!

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 ›

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 ›