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2022 Juvenile Standards
Changes and new concepts in the 2022 Standards for Health Services in Juvenile Detention and Confinement Facilities
An overview of essential MAT program components, securing buy-in from staff, minimizing medication diversion, and overcoming common challenges to becoming an accredited OTP. 
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In what circumstances is someone considered to be segregated?
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Is it OK if policies are not numbered the same as the NCCHC standards?
Q: We are starting to use inmate workers at our jail. What do we need to do to ensure we are following NCCHC standards?
Q: At our facility, we use corporate policies and procedures from our health services vendor. How will NCCHC evaluate site-specific policies during our next
Q: We are due for our NCCHC reaccreditation survey in October but have recently changed health services vendors. Will this impact our survey? A:
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Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, gave a press conference on May 18 marking the news that the Milwaukee County Jail had
Jails across the country face many similar problems. Inexperienced or limited staff, lack of funding, lack of resources, and a population with chronic undertreated
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Q: I am concerned about maintaining our facility’s accreditation status because, in response to COVID, we have made some changes in the way we