Mental health concerns among correctional officers are very real, and they’re not going away. It’s time to start talking about it.
Decades of research shows that women typically have different motivations for criminal behavior than men, and they respond differently to treatment.
Over the past three decades, we’ve seen hundreds of different takes on discharge/release/reentry planning, and we’ve learned that success really comes down to a few key factors.
Customers asked questions that shed light on the current state of corrections and the trends that are starting to trickle down to agencies of all sizes. Check out our Top 3.
Your custody management system should cut through chaos, not add to it. That’s why we recently launched a new way of working: Northpointe Suite Custody Management.
When you screen inmates at intake, you know right away what treatments, housing, and programming will be most effective for each individual, and you can make decisions that appropriately allocate resources and keep everyone safe.
Placement in restrictive housing is often an attempt to protect inmates, but it can have the opposite effect, particularly for those who suffer from mental illness.
While there is no validated intake screener available today, experts agree that there are eight key factors that should be included in an effective suicide screening at intake.
We can use assessment tools not only to appropriately place inmates with mental illnesses, but also those around them.
We’ve been working with jails across the country for over three decades, and we’ve seen the shifts and changes over time. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for jails, but a few things are clear.