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The Technology Solutions Group: Digital Transformation of Corrections.

15th February 2017

ICPA encourages the use of technology, based on available research, to assist with the management in custody and in the community of offenders and to support their education and skill development. People and organisations are impacted on the way technology today is changing our lives on a daily basis. The use of technology changes the […]

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2nd Edition of Advancing Corrections Journal & Call for Papers: Issue #3

22nd November 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association is pleased to announce the second issue of the journal “Advancing Corrections”. This issue includes 15 original papers with authors from Canada, America, the UK, the Netherlands, Australia and Africa. The response to the last Call for Papers was overwhelming and with the support of our international Editorial Board, […]

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ACA’s 146th Congress of Correction, Boston August 2016

27th September 2016

More than 3,000 correctional professionals gathered August 5-10 for the ACA summer conference in Boston.  Panel discussions, presentations, and over 100 workshops on facility design, accreditation preparedness, and staff training were featured.  Information on the new UN Mandela Rules for the treatment of prisoners was highlighted. In addition, the huge exhibition hall housed over 200 […]

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Guidelines for the Implementation of Mother-Child Units in Canadian Correctional Facilities

1st June 2016

These guidelines are predicated on the clear and compelling evidence that early mother-infant bonding supports positive future outcomes for the child, and that the child has a right to non-discrimination. In this document, we describe guiding principles, and the practices that are required for optimal child and maternal health inside a correctional facility, including the […]

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1st Edition of Advancing Corrections Journal

23rd May 2016

The International Corrections and Prisons Association is pleased to announce the newly launched journal “Advancing Corrections”. The Advancing Corrections Journal: lSSN 2517-9233 is a peer-reviewed publication that provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the dissemination of new research, policies and practices related to advancing professional corrections worldwide. The aim is to provide an opportunity […]

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