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A Safety Guide to Body Armor for Correctional Officers

Nov 14th, 2014 | Author: Chris Taylor
For correctional officers (or prison guards), every shift has the potential for violence. Day in, day out, these brave men and women are surrounded by some of America's most dangerous people. While not every single prisoner will have a taste for blood, but correctional officers are often assaulted ...

2014 Conference Namibia: Yellow Fever Advice

Sep 12th, 2014 | Author: Raphael S. Malobela
THIS ADVICE APPLIES TO SOME AFRICAN AND LATIN AMERICAN DELEGATES ONLY Although there is no yellow fever risk in Namibia, it is advisable that, delegates from the countries listed below have proof of yellow fever vaccination as such proof might be required on entering Namibia. Take note that, su...

2014 CONFERENCE NAMIBIA: EBOLA TRAVEL ADVICE

Aug 22nd, 2014 | Author: Dr. John May
HEALTH INFORMATION: EBOLA Questions have been risen regarding the risk of Ebola in Namibia. Reports from current events should assure delegates that Ebola is not present in Namibia. Read the official press release from Dr. Richard Nchabi Kamwi, MP Minister of Health and Social Services, Republi...

Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care Call for Proposals

Aug 9th, 2014 | Author: bethneyj
Conference dates: April 11-14, 2015 -- Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans Proposal Deadline: September 5, 2014 Share your knowledge and advance the field. NCCHC is seeking conference presenters to share information, research, innovative solutions and best practices in every aspect of correcti...

Support and Officially Recognise The International Day of Education in Prison - 13th October

Jul 17th, 2014 | Author: bethneyj
25 years since the CoE adopted recommendations concerning prison education, the EPEA invites you to recognise 13.10.2014 as the 1st International Day of Education in Prison - Sign here to support us! On the 13th of October 1989, the Council of Europe adopted a set of recommendations outlining the...

International Prison Art Exhibition

Jul 15th, 2014 | Author: Dorin Muresan
“Man in the Mirror" Timişoara Penitentiary, of the National Administration of Penitentiaries (Romania) as organizer, in cooperation with the Association for helping children with blood disorders - Oncology “Patricia Popa” has organized an International Art Exhibition with the theme, “Man...

The PREA Resource Center

Jul 11th, 2014 | Author: Peggy Ritchie
The PREA Resource Center (PRC) is a cooperative effort consisting of a broad coalition of organizations with expertise and resources in the fields of corrections, law enforcement, victims' services, and sexual abuse prevention response. The PRC serves as a central repository for the best researc...

Why Scandanavian Prisons are Superior

Mar 16th, 2014 | Author: Prof. Doran Larson
Between May 20 and June 11, 2013, Professor Doran Larson of Hamilton College, in upstate New York, toured fourteen prisons in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Netherlands. On the basis of conversations with prison-service administrators, teachers, corrections officers and prisoners, he pub...

Free Online Prison Volunteer Training Program

Feb 5th, 2014 | Author: Fraser Bryans
The Lionheart Foundation (Boston, MA. USA) has just launched a Free Online Prison Volunteer Training Program. The goal is to prepare hundreds of new prison volunteers to facilitate the Houses of Healing Program, giving thousands more prisoners the opportunity to use their time to heal and redirect t...

Volunteers Required for Online Cog Skills Survey

Jan 8th, 2014 | Author: Fraser Bryans
As part of a research project to better understand cognitive skills, Dr. Jeffrey Pfeifer from Swinburne University (Australia) asks ICPA members to take 15 minutes to complete an anonymous online questionnaire. The questionnaire can be completed by anyone at all over the age of 18 so please feel...

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