Nancy White

Nancy White

Nancy White is a counselor who has spent much of her professional life working in corrections.

  • The Criminal Justice System and Thanksgiving

    Nov 22, 2013
    Every year around Thanksgiving, I start to think about all of the families who have loved ones serving time in jail/prison during the holiday season. For these families it is not a time of joyous holiday festivities it is a significant time of sadness in their lives. Sadness that all of the family is not around the Thanksgiving table, celebrating the season.
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  • Corrections Behavioral Health

    Jun 13, 2013
    It has been a long time since I have contributed to the ACA Blog. Corrections Behavioral Health is busy during the spring and early summer months.
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  • HOLIDAY DREAMS: Chronically Mentally Ill Incarcerated in the Criminal Justice System

    Nov 26, 2012
    As I sit at my desk, the day before Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday season, I think of all the things in my life that I am most thankful for. Included in my thoughts is the fact that I am not incarcerated. Not that I have ever done anything to be incarcerated for, but after working in the criminal justice system for over 30 years, the fact that I can go home to my own life after work, is something that I am very thankful for.
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  • When the Day Goes Wrong

    Oct 01, 2012
    It seems like when the “day goes wrong” in the criminal justice system, it really goes wrong. I have been spending a great deal of time thinking about just how to write this blog. Then I realized I had been thinking about it for a month, and it is just time to write.
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  • A True Champion: Judge Mark A. Speiser

    Aug 22, 2012
    I have blogged in the past, about Mental Health Court and the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program. I recently had the honor to meet and hear speak a “true champion” for the cause, The Honorable Mark A. Speiser, Judge in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.
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