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  • Athletic Games Banner 9th Annual Athletic Games November 20, 2014

    Three….Two….One…. Go!  As soon as the race began, our individuals were speeding as fast as possible to the finish line.  But this was no ordinary race since they had to run while balancing an egg on a spoon! Luckily not one person dropped their egg as they twisted and turned, (…)

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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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  • P1000805 The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, Inc. (NCIA) celebrates the Grand Opening of its Career Development Center April 30, 2012

    NCIA celebrates the Grand Opening of its $3 million 19,000 square foot state-of-the-art Career Development Center

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  • YIT_HSA Testing Picture Online HSA: NCIA Youth In Transition School’s New Computer Lab January 31, 2012

    With the January 2012 administration of the Maryland High School Assessment came the innovation of online testing, as the NCIA Youth In Transition (YIT) School utilized its brand new computer lab.

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  • YIT_NGC_2011holiday Northrop Grumman employees bring holiday cheer to our Youth in Transition School December 13, 2011

    Northrop Grumman employees show their holiday spirit during a visit to The Youth In Transition School

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  • YIT_ATC_Groundbreaking NCIA Celebrates the Grand Opening of The Youth In Transition School’s Automotive Training Center November 10, 2011

    On Monday, November 7, 2011 NCIA celebrated the grand opening of its Youth In Transition School (YIT) Automotive Training Center located at 7130 Rutherford Road in Woodlawn, Maryland.

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  • YIT_news_ATCbuilding The Youth In Transition School Announces New Automotive Program September 8, 2011

    The Youth In Transition School announces the introduction of an Automotive Program to strengthen its already robust vocational offerings.

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  • news_avtc NCIA’s Youth in Transition School Starts Construction on a New Automotive Vocational Training Center (AVTC) July 22, 2011

    The YIT School broke ground in June to construct a new automotive vocational training center.

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