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NCJ Number: 176279 Find in a Library
Title: Best Practices: Excellence in Corrections
Editor(s): E E Rhine
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 606
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56991-077-4
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document describes correctional programs that represent best practices in 19 areas, including adult corrections, adult local detention facilities, residential and nonresidential community corrections, correctional education, correctional industries, disturbance preparedness, employee training, facility design, and health care.
Abstract: Other subject areas include juvenile corrections, mental health services, public information, research, restorative justice, shock incarceration, drug treatment, technology, and victim services. An introduction to each section explains the process and criteria by which the programs were selected. Criteria included their proven or expected effectiveness, efficient use of funding, extent of innovation, and ability to transfer the program to other correctional systems. Each program is described with respect to hits history, development and design, implementation, costs, impacts, and contact information. Figures, tables, and subject and contact indexes
Main Term(s): Corrections management
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional industries; Correctional organization; Correctional personnel; Correctional reform; Inmate health care; Inmate Programs
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