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Special Feature: Correctional Resources - Officer Wellness

Publications & Multimedia

Risky Business: Part 1 of 2 in a Series on Correctional Officer Wellness
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2018
Correctional Officer Safety and Wellness - What We Learned From the Research Literature
National Institute of Justice, July 2017
Correctional Officer Safety and Wellness Literature Synthesis
National Institute of Justice, July 2017
The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit
Office for Victims of Crime, April 2017
The Importance of a Holistic Safety, Health, and Wellness Research Program
National Institute of Justice, January 2017
Safety, Health, and Wellness Strategic Research Plan - 2016-2021
National Institute of Justice, August 2016
Occupational Stressors in Corrections Organizations: Types, Effects and Solutions
National Institute of Corrections-Sponsored, July 2014
Hitting the Wall: Dealing with Stress in Corrections
National Institute of Corrections, 2010
Individual and Institutional Demographic and Organizational Climate Correlates of Perceived Danger Among Federal Correctional Officers
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2008
Stress and the Effects of Working in a High Security Prison
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2008

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The Corrections Profession: Maintaining Safety and Sanity (Part 1 | Part 2)
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Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
BOP was established in 1930 to provide more progressive and humane care for federal inmates, to professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and centralized administration of federal prisons.
National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Stress Management
This section of the NIC website contains a listing of resources related to stress management for correctional officers.

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