National Institute of Corrections

July 14, 2016

New Jersey officials tout smart criminal justice approach that leads to results

  Over the past 15 years, New Jersey has seen significant reductions in its recidivism, prison population and crime rates, according to recent testimony from New Jersey State Parole Board’s Chairman James Plousis and Vice Chairman Samuel Plumeri Jr. The remarks were made during testimony to the Senate Budget and […]
May 2, 2013

Motivational Interviewing helps rehabilitate offenders

The National Institute of Corrections recently posted an article advocating the use of Motivational Interviewing in the corrections field. NIC describes MI as a technique for open communication between offenders and their supervisors that aims to help offenders overcome their reluctance to change problem behaviors. Motivational Interviewing is a core […]