This Toolkit is intended to guide youth correctional administrators in changing cultures that rely on isolation of juveniles as a behavior management tool. It provides tips for enacting reforms and highlights examples of states that have reduced their use of
This guide helps corrections staff and advocates understand the experiences—including experiences in segregation—of transgender and LGBQ people in jails and prisons.
This guide describes the principles of a strength-based, family-focused approach in corrections practices, policy, and reentry planning that can make a difference.
This is a tip sheet on implementation of gender informed approaches in jail settings.
Standards from the American Bar Association on the treatment of incarcerated people, including those in segregation.
This guide has been created for everyone who works in a prison or has a part to play in promoting the health of prisoners and/or staff.
In this comprehensive guide to analyzing and responding to racial disparities in the criminal justice system, we provide strategies for addressing disparities at each stage of the system, as well as 17 “best practices” illustrating practitioner approaches for enhancing fairness.
Excerpt: This policy is a set of rules governing inmate conduct, establish penalties for violation of such rules, and establish disciplinary procedures Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), Administrative Regulation. 217.01, “Inmate Rules and Discipline,” effective March 1, 1989 and
This policy establishes specific levels of confinement outside of general population
This report details the changes Colorado implemented over the years to transform their use and conditions of confinement in their segregation units.
The focus of this report is how restorative justice is and can be applied within prisons. Specifically, the report explores the way agencies can use restorative justice to handle offenses—such as assaults and thefts—that happen within the prison as an