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Before Estelle: A Firsthand View

It is hard to imagine now, but in the late 1960s and early
1970s there were only about 400,000 individuals housed in prisons and jails … Continue Reading ›

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Transgender Health and Corrections

The Journal of Correctional Health Care and Transgender Health are collaborating to produce a special issue on Transgender Healt… Continue Reading ›

A Day in the Life of a Correctional Case Manager

My journey as a clinician began accidentally when I took a job as a care navigator, a natural extension of the eight years I’d spent in health care admini… Continue Reading ›

Exam Proctors Pay It Forward

When it comes to taking the CCHP exam, candidates today have more options than ever before. They can sit for their exam:

At one of more than 900 test… Continue Reading ›

“The CCHP Program Is for Correctional Health Executives Too”

“Knowing the NCCHC standards and becoming certified is just as important for correctional health administrators as it is for nurses, physicians, and ot… Continue Reading ›

Strategies for Promoting CCHP Certification to Your Team

By Michael Teasdale, RN, CCHP

Full disclosure: I did not obtain my CCHP certification until I had been in nursing management for quite some time. It w… Continue Reading ›

Supporting Our Patients, Supporting Ourselves

By William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

Physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, and other health care empl… Continue Reading ›

Correctional Medicine’s Movers & Shakers: CCHP-Ps

The CCHP-P program was launched in 2015 to give correctional physicians (the second P in CCHP-P) an opportunity to earn a credential that acknowledges their … Continue Reading ›

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 ›