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The 2016 Standards Supplement updates ACA's adult and juvenile standards manuals with every addition, deletion, revision and/or interpretation approved by the ACA Standards Committee and the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections through August 2015. Changes from past supplements are incorporated. Includes guidelines for institution security levels, classification, and the control and use of hazardous substances, as well as technical guidance for health care outcome measures and ... Details
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This package of materials gives you all of the information you need to successfully complete the Certified Corrections Nurse exam. The package includes one copy of each title listed below:
* Health Care Standards Certification Packet
* Correctional Law for the Correctional Officer, 4th Edition; Collins, William
* Health Care Management Issues in Corrections; Faiver, Kenneth
* Managing Offenders Course
* Security Issues Course


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This package of materials gives you all of the information you need to successfully complete the Certified Corrections Nurse exam. The package includes one copy of each title listed below:
* Health Care Standards Certification Packet
* Correctional Law for the Correctional Officer, 4th Edition; Collins, William
* Health Care Management Issues in Corrections; Faiver, Kenneth
* Effective Corrections Manager
* Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution in... Details
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This set of standards, especially applicable to small jails, was developed after rigorous field tests by the American Correctional Association in conjunction with the National Institute of Corrections, American Jail Association, National Sheriffs' Association, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Standards cover areas of safety, security, administration, and care including health care, programs and activities. Complying with this set of standards offers a method to achieve... Details
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A must read for all who aspire to become correctional leaders and facility administrators, and for those on planning and budget committees who want to build secure facilities that will help rehabilitate juvenile offenders. Sullivan looks at the whole issue of juvenile confinement both short-term detention and long-range correctional confinement. He provides a brief history of juvenile institutions; then, he describes how to plan for a new building, and how to design it from... Details
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Contains standards on how to identify juveniles who should be processed through the courts and who should be diverted to other organizations.

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Spanish version of the best-selling offender program. One of the toughest challenges for the newly released offender is to obtain employment. This invaluable resource focuses on the unique employment needs of individuals with a criminal history. Covers standard job search skills plus special sections on dealing with the past on job applications and in interviews. It also provides suggestions for overcoming rejection. Written by an ex-offender and experienced correctional counselor,... Details
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Issues in the Correctional Workplace contains a history of disciplinary issues and explains why they are important in today's workforce. Topics include standards and accreditation, lawsuits, and liability. This course is equivalent to seven hours of in-service training.
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The release of this manual represents the culmination of countless hours of work by ACA's Standards and Accreditation department, standards committee and the Adult Local Detention Facility Working Group. This edition contains more than 400 standards covering more than 30 program areas including personnel, training, safety, sanitation, security, health care, and supervision.

Item #919

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This manual offers specific requirements for the operation of a therapeutic community. Using the performance-based model, facilities are monitored for such areas as safety, security, treatment, and health care.

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This thorough update covers the standards governing the implementation and maintenance of a correctional industries program in a performance based manual. Includes all updates through August 2001. Contains standards which provide a clear set of guidelines on the daily operation and long-term planning of correctional industries.

Item #825

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Conceived and developed by health care professionals, these revised standards, practices, and outcome measures will enable administrators and practitioners to not only monitor health care activities but also to measure over time the outcomes of their efforts. Areas examined include: Access to Care, the Emergency Plan, the Communicable Disease and Infection Control Program, Management of HIV Infection, Health Screens for Inter- and Intra-system Transfers, Health Appraisal, Mental... Details
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This manual contains standards covering vital program areas including educational and vocational work programs, staff training, and admission and orientation.

Item #340

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The fourth edition of Standards for Adult Probation and Parole Field Services has been published in the performance-based format. The result of two years’ diligent review and field testing by the Standards Committee and the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, the updated manual reflects the changing landscape of community corrections and incorporates feedback from practitioners. There are 175 standards covering all major areas, including: offender behavior, compliance,... Details
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Focusing on achievable conditions versus practice, these updated standards examine the totality of conditions in a system. Updates standards for adult public or private agencies operating a community residential facility. Includes standards dealing with fire safety, health regulations, emergency preparedness, suicide prevention and intervention, administration and management, housing, operations and services, and offender programs.

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"Meg and Russ Savage have written a manuscript that must be read and re-read by every correctional professional responsible for our secure facilities across the country. Not only does this book provide an exceptional summary of correctional disturbances from a historical perspective, it draws upon critical lessons learned that led to the development of the Incident Command System for Corrections. The Savages have provided a handbook that will become an important resource to every... Details
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Contains 139 standards covering 12 vital areas for the operation of the central offices or headquarters of correctional systems. Updated to include new standards on AIDS, sexual harassment, and training.

Item #335

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Contains 399 standards, including 34 mandatory standards. Covers all facets of adult boot camp programs including administration and management, physical plant, facility operations and services, training and staff development, and offender programs.

Item #292

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The Spanish edition of this popular manual contains all of the same information that is listed in the English version. This manual includes standards covering the critical program areas for effective institutional management, including safety procedures, security, rules and discipline, staff development, physical plant, and performance-based health care services.

Item #115

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Includes standards covering the critical program areas for effective institutional management, including safety procedures, security, rules and discipline, staff development, physical plant, and health care services.

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Includes standards covering 13 program areas involved in parole decision-making.

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Contains 103 standards for training facilities for correctional staff. Standards cover the administration and management of the facility, physical plant requirements, training, and staff development.

Item #324

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Provides standards for the operation of community-based day treatment programs for juveniles and for local programmatic direction and control. Contains 205 standards, including 20 mandatory standards covering areas such as building and safety codes, sanitation and hygiene, safety and emergency procedures, food service, health care and supervision.

Item #336

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Contains 376 standards covering security, training and staff development, management, work programs, and much more.

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Designed for facilities with less than 20 beds. Contains 340 standards covering 19 program areas including admissions, discipline, and release preparation.

Item #320