Academy of Correctional Health Professionals
Your Professional community for Correctional Health Care


Academy members receive a slew of benefits as well as immense savings.


An online Forum enables Academy members to swap information, ask questions, and converse with colleagues working in correctional health care settings throughout the United States.


  • A FREE subscription to the quarterly Journal of Correctional Health (non-members pay a $125 annual fee) the only national, peer-reviewed scientific journal with an exclusive focus on correctional health care. You can earn continuing education credits through a self-study exam in each issue.
  • SJO Online: Exclusive access to the online version of the Journal, for easy reference to the full text of articles and studies.
  • Complimentary copy of CorrectCare, the official Journal of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), providing specialized knowledge and expertise necessary in this unique and challenging field.
  • Academy Insider, a weekly e-news brief with current items about happenings in the field of correctional health care, keeping readers informed and up-to-date.
Discounts on NCCHC meetings and publications, including the National Conference on Correctional Health Care and NCCHC standards and guidelines.


Connect with an experienced colleague who can help you build a successful career in correctional health care. 

Special Events

Admission to free, member-only meetings and other activities at NCCHC conferences.  These events may feature informative speakers, breakfast sessions, or fun-packed activities that offer a respite from a long day of educational sessions.


Premium discounts for NCCHC-accredited facilities and Academy member firms, through an exclusive partnership with Ultra Risk Advisors.  Get details.

Education and Advocacy

The Academy holds a designated seat on the Board of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), enabling its members to provide input for educational sessions delivered at three major conferences during the year, promulgation of professional standards, and adoption of public policy positions.

Membership Dues

Annual dues are only $75 and those holding a current CCHP designation pay only $50.
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