Position Statements Archives - National Commission on Correctional Health Care

Position Statements

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NCCHC supports and recommends making accommodations for nursing individuals in custody,
The NCCHC Governance Board has approved a new position statement, Public Health Implications of Violence and Correctional Settings. The statement replaces Prevention of Violence
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The way we use language to conceptualize people can shape our attitudes about people and how we treat them.
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The pervasive criminalization of misbehavior of school-aged Black youth has created the school-to-prison pipeline.
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Access to a nutritious, palatable diet is essential to personal well-being, a medical necessity, and a fundamental human right. To advance the nutritional wellness
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In a position paper, NCCHC supporting organization spells out its commitment to the incarcerated.
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Revisions stress opposition to copays and fees during incarceration.
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The NCCHC board adopted a new position statement on Trauma-Responsive Care for Youths.
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The goal of end-of-life care in corrections, as in other contexts, is to prevent or relieve suffering as much as possible while preserving and
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Correctional health professionals have a fundamental duty to the clinical care, physical safety, and psychological wellness of their patients. NCCHC has revised its position