Category: Training

Mental Health in the Correctional System: Making Choices for Safety & Well-Being Training

This training curriculum from the University of South Carolina College of Social Work was designed to offer essential, actionable information about mental health and mental illness to correctional officers and other safety-related correctional staff. It is context-based and offers practical suggestions and external resources to support staff and help them learn how to respond effectively to …

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Apply Now: “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” Train-the-Trainer Events

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is seeking applications for a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to teach local trainers to deliver its “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” training program. This training program primarily serves community-based criminal justice system professionals, …

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NCTI Facilitator Certification Training to Deliver Cognitive Behavior Change Curricula

The American Probation and Parole Agency (APPA), in partnership with the National Curriculum and Training Institute (NCTI), is offering NCTI Facilitator Certification Training to Deliver Cognitive Behavior Change Curricula. The training addresses the importance of understanding individual learning styles for both youth and adults using activities, games, and small groups to enhance the learning process. This …

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Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering Thinking For A Change (T4C) Facilitator Training for FY 2019 to qualified criminal justice professionals or qualifying government contractors. Through this host agency partnership, NIC provides qualified T4C facilitator trainers at no cost, while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support. This unique opportunity gives …

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20th Global Youth Justice Training Conference

The 20th Global Youth Justice Training will offer information on teen, peer, youth, student, court, and peer jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven youth justice and juvenile justice diversion programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting to help address antisocial, delinquent, and criminal behavior. There will be more than 20 training sessions …

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International Association of Law Enforcement Planners 2018 Conference

The 2018 International Association of Law Enforcement Planners Annual Conference is focused on bridging borders between the community and law enforcement agencies by providing law enforcement planners from around the globe with a multitude of speakers scheduled to present innovative ideas on tackling issues that law enforcement face in today’s society. The conference is designed …

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Tribal Probation Academy Training

The Tribal Probation Academy (TPA), hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the American Probation and Parole Association, will offer training sessions that will take place over three separate weeks from October 15–19, November 12–16, and December 10–14. The TPA is designed to provide comprehensive training to entry-level justice system personnel who are affiliated with …

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Forty-First Juvenile Justice Symposium

The 41st Juvenile Justice Symposium, hosted by the Mississippi Division of Public Safety Planning-Programs and the Mississippi Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, will provide a venue where participants from varying disciplines can receive appropriate resources to help prevent juvenile delinquency by educating the professionals who serve throughout the state of Mississippi and the nation. The theme for this year’s event …

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Crisis Awareness, Intervention, and De-Escalation Training for Tribal Partners

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College will host a training that examines common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Participants will review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. They …

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National Asian Peace Officers’ Association 2018 Annual Training Symposium and Exposition

The National Asian Peace Officers’ Association (NAPOA) annual training symposium and exposition will highlight NAPOA’s founding fathers and history as well as offer trainings and networking opportunities. NAPOA strives to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. criminal justice system through the safe and effective delivery of policing services and to promote diversity within the law enforcement …

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