Women working in Corrections>>what's your opinion?
Thank you for the feedback. I grew up hearing nothing but negative comments from peers and family all my life. I became a single mother at 18, my choice to leave the man haha. But Since then I have earned an AA and my BA. ...
Communication Challenges inside Prisons with Deaf OffendersBy Carl ToersBijns, former deputy warden, ASPC Eyman, Florence AZ
Correctional officers are ill prepared or trained to handle the blind, the deaf and the mentally ill offenders inside of prisons. An increasing number of prisoners are becoming members of these four select groups; the deaf, blind, physically handicapped or the mentally ill persons that need culturally sensitive supervision and treatment to avoid misunderstandings, inappropriate treatment and most of all avoid misdiagnosis for their illness and other diseases prevalent inside prisons. Although there are a few exceptions to this rule, many employees are not prepared to handle such prisoners and must be trained to accommodate their constitutional rights to be treated while incarcerated. Looking one step further, there are few clinicians trained as well to handle such an event that requires timely treatment and good diagnosis of illnesses. ...
Also this week:
- April – Women in Corrections – Profiling successful women practitioners and focusing on issues they face [Please send your articles/stories to firstname.lastname@example.org]
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - NaphCare - Clark County Detention Center - Nevada
NaphCare is seeking a full-time Psychiatric/Mental Health NP to join our team at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Applicants must have Nevada NP license, Psych Certification or 1 year Psych exp as a NP, Nevada Controlled Substance license, DEA and CPR. Corrections experience not required. Offering excellent salary, outstanding benefits and paid malpractice! EOE/AA/eVerify ...
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- May 2-3, 2013 – ILGIA 5TH ANNUAL GANG SYMPOSIUM
- May 5-9, 2013 - AJA’s Training Conference & Jail Expo
- May 29 - June 1, 2013 – NAAWS 2013 Training Conference
- June 9-12, 2013 – MASCA Annual Conference and Training
- July 19 - 20, 2013 – NCCHC's Correctional Health Care Leadership Institute
- July 21 - 22, 2013 – NCCHC's Correctional Mental Health Care Conference
- July 24 - 26, 2013 – New York Gang Investigators Association - 2013 Annual Training Conference
- July 28 - 31, 2013 – APPA 38th Annual Training Institute - Baltimore
- August 9-14, 2013 – ACA's 143rd Congress of Correction
- Sept 9-12, 2013 – New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment
- Oct 10-11, 2013 – Breakthrough Strategies to Work with At-Risk and Incarcerated Youth Workshop - Portland OR
- Oct 26-30, 2013 – National Conference on Correctional Health Care - Nashville TN
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"Eat Right, Exercise, Die Anyway"
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