The Cafe in the Career Development Center is operated by individuals in the Adult Career Development Program.

NCIA opened in 2012 a state of the art 19,000 square feet Career Development Center.

The Building Maintenance and Construction program trains students in the skills they’ll need on the job.


Developing independent life skills is a key component of NCIA’s residential programs.

NCIA’s Thrift Store is operated by individuals in the Adult Career Development Program.

Search & Destroy; African-American Males
in the Criminal Justice System

Jerome G. Miller releases 2nd edition of book with tightly argued and sound data on crime and African-American men.


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  • Staff not at fault in high-profile prison suicides, report finds December 20, 2013

    The suicide of Ariel Castro — who blamed his female victims and addiction to pornography for his shocking crimes — was “not surprising and perhaps inevitable,” two consultants hired by the state said.

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  • Report: Rash of Suicides at D.C. Jail Points to Deep Problem With Inmates’ Mental Health Care November 26, 2013

    Health providers and corrections officers at the D.C. jail are poorly trained to identify potentially suicidal inmates, take shortcuts in assessing and monitoring their mental conditions, and in some cases leave inmates naked and in isolation for days, according to a highly critical report released Thursday.

    The report comes after four suicides in less than 12 months at the District’s Central Detention Facility, where the suicide rate catapulted to three times the national average, jail officials said.

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  • Suicide Prevention in Correctional Facilities: Reflections and Next Steps May 9, 2013

    Article by Lindsay M. Hayes, published in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.

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