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NCJ Number: 153755 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: State of Corrections: Proceedings, ACA (American Correctional Association) Annual Conferences 1994
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 349
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56991-023-5
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the proceedings of the 1994 American Correctional Association Winter Conference and the 124th Congress of Correction.
Abstract: The 45 individual papers reflect a range of topics, including gaining media attention; health care; literacy; management concerns; and concerns that relate to prison crowding, inmate families, probation and parole, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the use of the arts in corrections, and community corrections. Papers are included on issues that affect particular groups: juveniles, gangs, culturally diverse individuals, women, sex offenders, and victims. The report also contains the complete text of the 1994 American Correctional Association resolutions on the following topics: jurisdiction for juvenile offenders, Family Unity Demonstration Project Act, international transfer of prisoners and those on conditional release, technical assistance to foreign correctional agencies, United Nations Quintuennial Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, and incarceration of undocumented immigrants. A subject index
Main Term(s): Corrections management
Index Term(s): Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Community-based corrections (adult); Female offenders; Inmate health care; Juvenile Corrections/Detention; Literacy education; Sex offenders; Victim services
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