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NCCHC Foundation Scholarship Winners Say Thank You

In keeping with one area of the NCCHC Foundation’s focus – scholarships, opportunities for continuing education, and workforce development – 30% of all… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC’s New Board Chair Shares His Thoughts about Coping with COVID-19

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH:

I was recently asked how correctional health care has changed since the last time I was NCCHC chairman in 2008 and 200… Continue Reading ›

COVID information and more at the National Conference

The National Conference on Correctional Health Care, taking place online November 2-4, features a full slate of sessions for all aspects of correctional heal… Continue Reading ›

Confronting Injustice: Don’t Let Fear Get You Down

by Robert M. Morris, MD, CCHP-P

Recent events in the United States have generated a lot of conversations about racism, a plea for ongoing discus­sion… 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 ›

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 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 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 ›

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 ›

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!