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Title: NIC Service Plan for Fiscal Year 1998: Training, Technical Assistance, Information Services
Corporate Author: National Institute of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Corrections
Washington, DC 20534
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Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This National Institute of Corrections' (NIC's) service plan for fiscal year 1998 (beginning October 1, 1997) describes program opportunities available to State and local corrections agencies, technical assistance and training activities, and information sharing and networking events; for the first time it combines the NIC Annual Program Plan and the NIC Schedule of Training Services into one document.
Abstract: One section of this report describes the technical assistance services available to jails, prisons, and community corrections agencies. Procedures for requesting technical assistance are explained. Another section describes program- participation opportunities available to State and local corrections agencies. The programs described in this section offer a variety of interrelated services, including training, technical assistance, and information services. NIC's Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement is also described. A fourth section describes NIC activities that promote the sharing of information among State and local corrections practitioners. NIC Information Center services, networking activities, and publications available to the field or under development are described here. The concluding section describes the various training seminars to be conducted in Longmont, Colo., at other locations, and in partnership with State and local agencies; workshops; video conferences; and other training activities. Eligibility and application requirements, dates, and locations of training are provided. Application forms for training are included as well.
Main Term(s): Correctional staff development
Index Term(s): Correctional in-service training; Correctional Personnel Training; Information dissemination; National Institute of Corrections (NIC); Technical assistance resources
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