National Institute of Corrections 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-27933
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-19
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Advisory Board Hearing
Document Number: 2012-18464
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-31
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-National Institute of Corrections Inaugural Virtual Conference: Event Planning and Delivery
Document Number: 2012-18465
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, companies, or agencies to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 9-month project period for the design, scheduling, promotion, production, and delivery of an NIC Virtual Conference entitled ``Handcuff Key to Door Key: A Systems Approach to Re-Entry.''
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Development of a 21st Century Corrections Learning Professional Competency Model
Document Number: 2012-18225
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-26
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement in a twelve (12) month project period for the development of a Corrections Learning Professional Competency Model. This project will identify the workplace learning competencies needed by correctional learning/training professionals at different organizational levels. It will define the competency, identify the relevant knowledge needed for its development, describe behaviors that are reflective of the competency, identify the skills required to use and develop the competency and suggest training strategies appropriate to the competency. The competency model will provide the foundation and focus, in conjunction with the NIC Learning and Performance White Paper (to be completed October, 2012), and the knowledge, skills, behaviors, responsibilities, and tasks needed for the future development and delivery of corrections learning work within the NIC Academy and the field of corrections. It will also provide a model for learning professionals in the field of corrections.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Dosage-Based Probation as an Effective Intervention
Document Number: 2012-17818
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-23
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 16 months beginning in October 2012.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Development of a Series of Publications for the Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems Initiative
Document Number: 2012-17811
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-23
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 18 months beginning in October 2012. Work under this cooperative agreement is part of a larger NIC initiative, Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) in Local Criminal Justice Systems. Work under this cooperative agreement will align with the activities of other cooperative agreements providing services under Phase III of this initiative.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Development of Materials Specific to Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma in Corrections
Document Number: 2012-17215
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-16
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for an 18-month period to develop a series of products to define, identify, and address compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma within the corrections profession. Corrections professionals are those individuals with responsibility for the care, custody, case management, treatment, supervision, and discharge of those awaiting adjudication or who are sentenced, incarcerated, or on some form of community supervision.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Transition From Jail to the Community (TJC)
Document Number: 2012-17192
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-16
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals interested in entering into a 30-month cooperative agreement to assist at least two California counties with the implementation of the ``Transition from Jail to Community'' (TJC) model in response to California's Assembly Bill (AB) 109 realignment.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Technical Assistance Site Management in NIC's Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems Initiative
Document Number: 2012-16925
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-11
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 16 months beginning in August 2012. Work under this cooperative agreement is part of a larger NIC initiative, Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) in Local Criminal Justice Systems. Work under this cooperative agreement will be coordinated with awardees of other cooperative agreements who will be providing services under Phase III of this initiative. Specifically, under this cooperative agreement, the awardee will provide technical assistance to seven Phase III sites that have already been identified. During Phase II of the EBDM initiative, the seven sites identified change strategies based on their individual system planning activities. These change strategies are critical to meeting their system's harm reduction goals. The technical assistance from this award will be targeted to the identified change strategies.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Pretrial Technical Assistance for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems
Document Number: 2012-16786
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-10
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 12 months beginning in September 2012. Work under this cooperative agreement is part of a larger NIC initiative, Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) in Local Criminal Justice Systems. Work under this cooperative agreement will be coordinated with recipients of other cooperative agreements providing services under Phase III of this initiative. Specifically, under this cooperative agreement, the awardee will provide technical assistance to seven Phase III sites that have already been identified. During Phase II of the EBDM planning, each of seven sites identified change strategies based on their individual system planning activities. These change strategies are critical to meeting their system's harm reduction goals. The technical assistance from this award will be targeted toward expanding the knowledge and use of legal and evidence-based pretrial risk assessment and release practices among criminal justice stakeholders.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curricula Review and Revision: NIC Trainer Development Series
Document Number: 2012-16334
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-05
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections' (NIC) Academy Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for the review, revision, and/or development of competency-based, blended modality training curricula with the aim of providing corrections agencies and professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to train and develop their staff.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Women Offenders: Developing an Agencywide Approach
Document Number: 2012-16276
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-03
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a 18-month cooperative agreement to implement a blended-learning training program entitled Women Offenders: Developing an Agencywide Approach. This project will be completed in conjunction with the NIC Community Services Division and the awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, in-depth knowledge of (1) evidence-based, gender-responsive research and knowledge and practice in the policy, programming, and operation of women's jails, prisons, and community supervision agencies; (2) the preparation needed for the delivery of a blended-learning curriculum to correctional audiences and related stakeholders; (3) specific examples of expertise in directing implementation of similar projects in which blended learning was used; and (4) working collaboratively with correctional leadership and related stakeholders.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Development of a Guide for Correctional Agencies To Establish Tele-Visiting Capacity in Correctional Facilities
Document Number: 2012-16171
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-03
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period to develop a guide to establishing televisiting capacity in correctional facilities.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Training Curriculum Development for Probation and Parole Supervision Executives
Document Number: 2012-15842
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals who would like to enter into a 12-month cooperative agreement with NIC to develop and pilot a training curriculum that prepares executives of probation and parole supervision agencies in their new position. This curriculum should be between 32-40 hours, include a blended approach to training using instructor-led face-to-face and Web-based instructional delivery strategies, and be based on NIC's Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) model.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Resources for NIC's Web Site on Data Collection and Analysis in Corrections
Document Number: 2012-13411
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for the development of resources for NIC's Web site on data collection and analysis for corrections. The resource materials will include, but are not limited to, documents or other information sources (i.e. spreadsheets, Web sites) that provide examples of policy and procedure governing information management; information on effective practices in developing or acquiring automated information management systems; and an overview of current information technology in corrections. NIC currently has some content under development on its Web site at http://nicic.gov/informationtechnolgy. The Web site resources will also include small data applications that provide users the capability for data analysis and interpretation and short tutorials on how to download and use the applications provided. The Web site applications, after initial development, deployment, and testing, will be maintained by NIC. The project will be for a 12-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division who will confer as needed with Prisons and Community Corrections Services Division staff. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, the applicant team collectively must have, at a minimum, (1) in-depth knowledge of the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of corrections (2) in-depth knowledge of the full range of decisions corrections administrators must make to manage corrections populations/clients and operations, (3) in-depth knowledge of the types of data needed to inform these decisions, (4) expertise and experience in identifying, collecting, and analyzing these data, (5) expertise and experience in developing and managing information systems, (6) experience in developing Web page content, development of statistical and assessment applications using standard html and java script, asp.net and Excel, and development of tutorials or other ``how- to'' resources that support the developed applications; and (7) demonstrated ability to research materials in support of this type of project. All resource products developed must comply with Section 508 Standards for Accessibility. (http://section508.gov).
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Development of a Core Correctional Practices Curriculum
Document Number: 2012-7016
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-23
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a nine-month project period for the development of a competency-based and performance-driven curriculum that will provide corrections professionals with the knowledge and skills to facilitate effective changes in individual offender's behavior. The curriculum will be on two levels: (1) Training line staff who work with offenders under correctional supervision and (2) training those who train line staff who work with offenders.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development for MET, ECCP, and ICMS Training Project
Document Number: 2012-6849
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-21
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, partnerships of organization and groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a 12- month project period to develop curricula, pilot them, and participate in the planning for the delivery of three closely related training programs. These training programs, together with other training components being developed separately, will ultimately be delivered at the beginning of 2013 as part of the training correctional staff and treatment providers will receive during the Second Chance Act/ Demonstration Field Experiment (SCA/DFE). This project is a joint effort being carried out by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and NIC. To successfully integrate the entire project, these three programs will be developed together and piloted during the first 6 months of this award. Also during this six- month period and for the remainder of the project, the awardee will participate in the planning for the delivery of each training component to staff and treatment providers at the DFE sites. The three training curricula to be developed under this award are as follows:
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-5682
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-09
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-5225
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-07
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Curriculum Development: Thinking for a Change 3.1: Training for Facilitators
Document Number: 2012-1720
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy Division is seeking applications for the development of a competency-based, blended modality training curriculum that will provide corrections professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to facilitate offender groups using the Thinking for a Change (T4C) 3.1 curriculum.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Jail Resource Management: Review and Revision
Document Number: 2012-628
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-17
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for the revision of its Jail Resource Management training program. The project will be for a 9-month period and will be carried out in conjunction with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, in-depth knowledge of (1) the purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) budget issues common in jails, (3) analysis of jail resource needs, (4) development and presentation of a budget request to appropriate governing bodies, (5) budget management, and (6) the resource constraints faced by many local governments and their jails. Also, the applicant must demonstrate expertise and experience in developing curricula based on adult learning principles, specifically the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model.