Correctional Health Care, Reentry & Diversion Services

The corrections health care, re-entry, and diversion market is defined as the provision of medical and behavioral health services to the incarcerated, services to ease the transition back into the community, and diversion services related to decreasing or avoiding jail time for certain offenses. The corrections market faces a number of challenges including the high number of individuals with serious mental illness, an increasingly female population, providing adequate care, and helping former inmates adapt and succeed in the community.

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Nebraska Corrections Launching 5-Key Model Peer-Led Reentry Program

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is launching a three-year program called “5-Key Model for Reentry” to train prison case managers and peer mentors to provide reentry support services to all incarcerated individuals. The program, funded by an anonymous grant of nearly $900,000, is a partnership with the Florida State University (FSU) faculty, and… Read

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