Any in-prison program designed to meet an inmate's needs and lower recidivism.
Management strategy to meet minimum critical staffing by asking corrections officers to work the next tour of duty.
A go-slow approach to design and implementation of new programs.
Isolationism and Withdrawal
Implementing programs without a systematic, rational scheme.
The process of dividing and assigning incoming inmates into meaningful categories for assignment to institutions and programs.
Process leading managers to assign inmates to an institution.
Process of assigning inmates to types of programs and work and cell locations.
The process by which inmate control and programming are changed
Opportunity for inmates to seek medical treatment.
Inmates seeking sick calls for other than medical needs.
Any treatment programs designed to treat physical or psychological maladies of inmates.
Hepatitis A and B
Viral Infections resistant to medical treatments.
Two or more occurring needs for one inmate.
A program of recruiting clergy who minister to the religious needs of inmates.
Unable to read, write, or spell above the third grade level.
General equivalency diploma certifying inmate's achievement of the equivalent of a high school diploma.
Prison treatment program stressing full-time college work, group counseling, and aftercare following parole.
Program of temporary leave from a prison for educational, work, or emergency purposes.
Any training program designed to increase job readiness and skills for inmates.
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention
A structured process that attempts to change how an offender thinks and sees the world through cognitive restructuring and behavioral rehearsal.
Mental processes that generally hinder change in prisoners but can be corrected by various thinking, speaking, and conceptual treatments.
Treatment programs within a correctional system designed to help offenders rein in their anger and aggression by understanding how and why anger arises, and rehearsing alternative nonviolent expressions..
A term applied to a participative, group-based approach to treating criminal behavior and drug addiction.
A treatment approach to prevent relapse and recidivism by use of existing community services, often bundled into a reentry plan to lower recidivism.
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