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2020 July: COVID-19 in a correctional facility | A second wave?

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We are nearly reaching the end of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic has become a ubiquitous part of our lives. This is now a world in which handshakes are intrusive, remote work has become a standard and face masks have risen as an essential part of our wardrobe. It is no surprise that as the American landscape has morphed, correctional …

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Keeping Your Employees Safe when an Institutional Emergency Occurs

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For those who are employed in the challenging field of medical, mental health or corrections, dealing with direct care clients often is a reactionary experience. It is difficult to anticipate if or when an event may occur. There are many emergencies that happen on a frequent or even a daily basis.   What are the most common types of institutional …

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To test or not to test: that is the question

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  It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has quickly impacted the world resulting in numerous infections and fatalities. In correctional facilities, the situation seems to be even more dire, as inmates are unable to maintain social distance and live in very close quarters. So one might think – “simple, let’s just test everyone – staff and inmates – …

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How to Be the Best YOU in an Institutional Setting

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A career in an institutional setting is quite different than any other environment that you may have worked in previously. It’s not what is most typically thought of when you think of a normal business office. Whether you work in a hospital, a jail or prison, a mental health facility, a recovery home, or any other residential setting: it is …

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