Auditing • Assessment • Training
Over 30 Years of Corrections Expertise
Value Statement

Experienced people, exceptional service, and realistic needs-based solutions. Corrections Consultants will work closely with you to understand your unique situation and goals. Our promise is to be an asset to your organization.

Strategic Outcomes

Auditing & Assessment

Provide auditing and assessment services to adult and juvenile correctional facilities - both in the public and private sector throughout the united states.

Improved Organization

Completely improved organizational and staff effectiveness within the entire facility.

Staff Training

Provide professional staff training to improve knowledge and professionalism of all employees.

Enhance Safety

Enhanced safety and practices of staff, inmates, and community. This will avoid costly lawsuits and negative publicity.

Federal & State Compliance

Inspections and audits in accordance with federal and state guidelines, as well as meeting the standards of the American Correctional Association.

Quick Response

Rapid response to correctional facilities for customer-oriented issues or problems.

Our Story

Ms. Nicholson has over 30 years of Federal correctional experience. She was the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Training Centers in Dallas, TX, and Denver, CO. Ms. Nicholson was an audit team member in Washington D.C. which inspected all correctional facilities in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Ms. Nicholson served as Community Corrections Administrator in the Philadelphia Regional Office where she was responsible for all community corrections in the Northeast Region. She specialized in auditing jails and community corrections facilities for the federal prison system.

After retiring from the Bureau of Prisons, Ms. Nicholson served as the Warden of the Elizabeth Detention Center, Immigration and Detention facility, contracted by CoreCivic (formerly Corrections Corporation of America) and the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. During this time, Ms. Nicholson directed the facility staff through the accreditation process and was awarded accreditation by the American Correctional Association for a Federal Detention Center.

Ms. Nicholson served as the Project Coordinator for The Geo Group (formerly Cornell Companies) where she and her staff began to build correctional facilities in Philipsburg, PA. The project was completed as the Moshannon Valley Correctional Center, which is currently a contract facility for the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

American Correctional Association

Pennsylvania State Clearance
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History

Certifications & Memberships

FBI ACA Federal Bureau of Prisons Central PA Chamber of Commerce Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce WBENC Women's Business Enterprise National Council Rotary International Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Contact Corrections Consultants

Karen Nicholson Karen Byerly Nicholson -Owner-

Our Address

P.O. Box 57
Cornwall, PA 17016

Tel: 570-490-6276

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