Jail and Corrections Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Denise Diamond
04 / 18 / 2024

Every agency is excited to embrace a new group of leaders into the ranks of management but does your organization assess the skills of those in positions of authority? Individuals [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
04 / 23 / 2024

Have you ever wondered how to answer questions about your strengths? Have you ever had someone else get or even worse, take credit for your work? It can be difficult [...]

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Scott Medlin
04 / 25 / 2024

While many in the criminal justice and law enforcement profession feel they have been called to serve their communities, most probably never anticipated all the ways they take the job [...]

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Al Cobos
04 / 25 / 2024

Tattoos are widely accepted in American society today. However, some unique tattoos that are allowed by certain law enforcement agencies have become a significant problem for other policing agencies.  This [...]

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Katharine Manning
04 / 30 / 2024

"The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to walk through water without getting wet." [...]

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Jared Schechter
04 / 30 / 2024

Are you aware of the gold mine of intelligence in your jail?  Do you know how to dig this intelligence out?  The idea of crime mapping and intelligence-led policing has [...]

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Danielle Frane
05 / 14 / 2024

Are you reiterating zero tolerance towards sexual abuse and sexual harassment to staff and offenders or assuming the message is being delivered? What can you do to ensure that compliance [...]

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Sarah Douthit
05 / 21 / 2024

Elevate your case planning skills as a probation officer with our specialized training. This webinar provides targeted insights and practical tools to enhance your ability to develop effective, individualized case [...]

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Marc Hildebrand
05 / 21 / 2024

Have you ever struggled trying to do it all?  Working in a demanding career, wanting to spend more time with your family, while also trying to make your health a [...]

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Thomas Dworak
05 / 23 / 2024

A cognitive coaching mindset involves fostering a collaborative and supportive environment where individuals can explore their thinking, set goals, and take action to improve their cognitive skills. It's about empowering [...]

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Halcyon Frank
06 / 06 / 2024

During this webinar, we’ll tackle the issue of negativity head-on and equip you with practical strategies to promote a culture of positivity and empowerment. Negativity can spread like wildfire, [...]

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Al Cobos
06 / 11 / 2024

Different generations in the workplace can provide the diversity of thought which is needed for an organization to move forward and not become disconnected. However, generational differences can lead to [...]

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Wendy Hummell
06 / 11 / 2024

This session is a supplement to Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up in which the necessary components of a successful wellness program were discussed. Wendy Hummell, Health and [...]

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Christie Estes
Krista Chick
06 / 13 / 2024

With suicide being the leading cause of death in corrections, prevention efforts must be made a priority in every facility. The core components of a suicide prevention program will be [...]

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Barbara L. Gould
06 / 25 / 2024

We all know people in our lives who we wish we could be more like when communicating in difficult situations at work and home.  But why do they communicate better [...]

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Rachel Kaufman
Susan Jacobs-Meadows
Jill Hollander
David Rosengard
07 / 09 / 2024

Canine CellMates is an innovative 501 c3 that strives to create meaningful, positive connections between people facing felony charges and rescue dogs saved from local municipal shelters! Both in and out [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
07 / 16 / 2024

Have you ever been confused about what works and what doesn’t with the younger generations? Have you ever wondered what motivates them or questioned their work ethic? Every generation [...]

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Jared Schechter
07 / 23 / 2024

Do you need a reentry program but have no way to fund one? The Sedgwick County Offender Re-Entry (SCORE) Program was created to assist inmates reentering our local community by [...]

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Ashley Bauman
07 / 23 / 2024

Join us for a thought-provoking webinar where we will delve into the complexities of gender-responsive risk and needs assessments within correctional settings. In this discussion, we’ll explore the nuanced [...]

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Diana Knapp
08 / 08 / 2024

In 2016 and 2017, the Jackson County Detention Center was making national headlines for excessive use of force, federal indictments of officers for trafficking in contraband, assaults on staff, and facility conditions [...]

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Eric Fredricks
08 / 15 / 2024

In this webinar, we will discuss the benefits for a police department or any other first responder agency to have a comfort/facility K-9. We will provide examples of how [...]

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Timothy L. Fuss
08 / 29 / 2024

This webinar is designed to provide an overview of what emotional intelligence is and its components.  With a better understanding of ourselves, we can better detect triggers that can cause [...]

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Danielle Frane
09 / 05 / 2024

At what point in your career should you be checking in with yourself? Often times we conduct a self-check when we are exhausted and not feeling motivated. Conducting this check [...]

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Wendy Hummell
09 / 10 / 2024

Mental Health is a concern nationwide, and many organizations are responding by supporting employees with additional resources.  Mental health days, additional mental health visits through an EAP, contracts with local [...]

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Chris Smith
09 / 12 / 2024

There is a colloquial term used frequently in Disability Rights laws and regulations; Reasonable. But no one really defines it. And what is reasonable in other state and local government [...]

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Tamara Lyn
09 / 17 / 2024

Are you trying to attract Gen Z to careers in law enforcement and public safety but don’t know how to reach them? Are you a criminal justice instructor, law [...]

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Sarah Douthit
09 / 24 / 2024

In the dynamic landscape of probation leadership, the success of an organization hinges on the collective values and cultural alignment of its team members. This interactive webinar is designed specifically [...]

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Thometta Cozart
Sunnetta "Sunny" Slaughter
09 / 26 / 2024

Epilepsy, a complex neurological disorder that impacts millions of people worldwide, can present challenges for law enforcement officers and first responders. Recognizing and understanding Epilepsy, particularly in high-stress situations that [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
10 / 01 / 2024

Have you ever said “yes” to something and immediately regretted it? Whether it was volunteering to coach a Little League team, baking cookies for an event, or volunteering for yet [...]

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Wes Dotson
10 / 08 / 2024

Your Questions – Answered! After a brief introduction and overview of ASD and common issues related to the experiences of individuals with ASD in the justice system, Dr. Dotson will take [...]

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Ashley Bauman
11 / 14 / 2024

Criminal justice organizations have many metrics of success by which to measure their performance such as clearance rates, successful termination, recidivism rates, services provided, and clients served. While there has [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
11 / 19 / 2024

Our inner critic is loud, demanding, ever-present, and sometimes even harsh and condescending. Think about it, if your best friend spoke to you the way your inner critic speaks to [...]

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Timothy L. Fuss
12 / 05 / 2024

This webinar is designed to provide an overview for those in the detention community to effectively assemble a search warrant related to performing their duties inside the detention facility. This [...]

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Scott Tillema
12 / 12 / 2024

Connection in times of crisis outlines how we can use verbal influence in those tense moments all first responders face, to achieve positive and safe outcomes.  This session is delivered [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
04 / 15 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
07 / 29 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
10 / 07 / 2025

This webinar series will provide an in-depth overview of human trafficking. Webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how human trafficking occurs and how victims are recruited/conscripted. The roots [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Denise Diamond

Every agency is excited to embrace a new group of leaders into the ranks of management but does your organization assess the skills of those in positions of authority? Individuals [...]

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Tamara Lyn

Leading a multi-generational team can be challenging. With different preferences, styles, and beliefs surrounding the workplace, it requires an understanding of each generation’s motivation to lead them effectively. This [...]

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Diana Knapp

Staff recognitions have the ability to bolster recruitment, retention, and community trust underscoring the critical role of creative approaches to recognition in the face of fiscal constraints. This webinar explores [...]

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Winston Tye
Robert “Ty” Routley
Bill Martin
Scott Ratty
Mark Valentino
Carey Welsch
Jesse Loomis

Managing surplus assets might not be the most exciting part of law enforcement, but it’s a practical area to recover your budget while maintaining transparency and compliance. Implementing a [...]

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Lois James, PhD

Success in the public safety profession is measured based on the ability to provide services that meet the community's needs. The ability to do this is dependent on the people [...]

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Tamara Glover

What is slime? Nope, we’re not talking about that sticky science experiment glue-based goo. The slime that this webinar aims to explore is that feeling of discomfort that seeps [...]

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Barbara L. Gould

Working in the corrections setting requires communicating with some of the most unpredictable characters in the community. The Ask, Tell, Make approach was developed in the late 70s, but recent [...]

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Ray Nash

The Inductive Interview System was developed in an attempt to have an effective interviewing process for law enforcement that reduces common pitfalls from previous approaches. After numerous Justice Clearinghouse presentations [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Burnout is prevalent in law enforcement due to the demanding, stressful, and even downright traumatic nature of the profession. But this is exacerbated further for women who have to deal [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Curious leadership can revitalize organizations where new ideas struggle to gain traction and are stuck in traditional ways of operation. Curiosity fosters a culture of safety, resilience, and openness, recognizing [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals with autism are 4 to 7 times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. Characteristics distinct to autism typically put people on the spectrum at greater [...]

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Michael Gomez

How the public safety and helping professions dealt with the demands, stress, and even trauma that came with the field is through a traditionally tough guy “Can’t take the [...]

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Jill Hollander
David Rosengard

The Canine CellMates initiative is an innovative approach that pairs defendants with dogs that aren’t as adoptable, working on mutual rehabilitation and support so they become better people and [...]

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Rebecca Jameson

Overtime is ingrained in the first responder culture – and so does the dependency on the overtime pay that comes with it. This webinar looks into the concept of overtime trap [...]

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Joe Smarro

Mastering effective communication stands as a cornerstone for success in both personal and professional realms. This webinar goes into the art and science of communication, teaching approaches to enhance both [...]

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Diana Knapp

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center (JCDC) in Kansas City successfully altered its operations and community relations. This is despite the fact that Kansas City remains as one [...]

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Nancy Swigert
Amber Burgess Cox

With more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, two-thirds of which still living at home in communities, law enforcement is bound to encounter individuals with Alzheimer’s in [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

This is the second installment of the webinar series on offender manipulation. The first part zeroed in on case examples to underscore the importance of studying this specific niche of [...]

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Chris Chandler Yates

To say that having to witness critical, traumatic events in people’s lives that could be a matter of life and death is stressful is probably an understatement. For the [...]

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Wendy Hummell

More value is being placed on wellness across public safety agencies in the US brought about by the recognition that wellness directly impacts workforce performance, recruitment, and retention. As a [...]

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Tamara Lyn

There is a profound connection between personal core values and success. The more our core values are aligned with the choices and decisions we make in our jobs and our [...]

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Sam L Davis

Uncontrolled emotions can lead us to less than favorable outcomes. Relationships, careers, and lives and on the line when emotions are left unchecked. This webinar explores emotions and behavior, and [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

Kevin Courtright and Gary Cornelius lead this session’s discussion to delve into the risk of manipulation faced by those in contact with inmates. From petty contraband trafficking to sexual [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Retirement is typically seen as the end of a career. In reality, retirement is the beginning of a spectrum of possibilities. This discussion explores the retirement journey, navigating the transition [...]

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Courtney

As a veteran and police wife, Courtney knows that these noble professions don’t always come with as noble of a salary. For years, their family suffered financial stresses but [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Baby Boomers and Gen X left the workforce during the pandemic. As a result, millennials are taking over leadership roles in organizations. Unfortunately, employee retention is problematic with younger generations [...]

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Maria Valdovinos Olson
Karen Amendola

Organizational stressors are stressful conditions which the organization and/or its leaders have control over. Meanwhile, operational stress refers to conditions inherent in the job and are part of day-to-day [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals on the autism spectrum are 4-7 times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. Distinct traits and challenges that those with Autism Spectrum Disorder ([...]

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Shaun Ward

Is working in public safety leaving you stressed? Does serving other people leave you tired and unfulfilled? This discussion looks into the challenges faced by law enforcement professionals on the [...]

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Kym Craven
Jenn Rineer
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Many police agencies strive to recruit more women applicants and members of other minoritized groups. Yet, until recently, there has been very little evidence to guide practice in this area. [...]

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Tamara Lyn

There is transformative power in embracing coaching techniques in leadership. This session explores how a coaching mindset that taps into both the leaders’ and their followers’ learning agility can address [...]

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Ronna Martin

When we think about corrections settings, the last thing we associate with it is the idea of wellness. Jails and prisons tend to paint a picture of gloom, isolation, and [...]

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Michelle Gundy
Joseph Wright

What does it mean to be trauma-informed? This webinar deep-dives into the science behind trauma and how it impacts the individuals those working in criminal justice interact with regularly, so [...]

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Katharine Manning

Working in the criminal justice system means being regularly exposed to trauma on top of the stress and demands of the job, as well as the challenges that we all [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer

How actors portray investigation, particularly evidentiary photography, tends to be misrepresentations of reality. This session walks us through the what really happens in evidentiary photography including challenges, best practices, and [...]

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Diana Knapp

It’s been said that people leave bosses, not companies. With this in mind, leaders then are in the driver’s seat when it comes to engaging employees, shaping an [...]

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John Griffin

Almost no animal has been a greater object of vilification by humans and more eradication efforts than rodents. This webinar provides a discussion on human issues with rodents, characteristics and [...]

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Michael Menefee

Technology plays an indispensable role in modern life, revolutionizing various sectors, including the criminal justice system. In particular, the adoption of virtual meetings offers the potential to enhance probation supervision. [...]

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Darren Ivey

  The first responder career field is one that is more likely to be exposed to trauma compared to other professions. Without tools and guidance on how to navigate these traumatic [...]

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Tira Hubbard

Understanding the unique needs and challenges faced by women on probation is crucial for effective rehabilitation and reintegration into society. This discussion explores lessons and guidelines based on Tira Hubbard’[...]

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Chris Smith

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. One of the things it encompasses [...]

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Jeff Bragg
Angie Jones

Peer support teams offer value by providing a safe space for personnel to share experiences, cope with trauma, and access resources, especially in the first responder professions where the likelihood [...]

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David Bond
Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

Leadership isn’t always a walk in the park. The people being led may have different work styles, may be demotivated, or not always do as they’re told. Situations [...]

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Ray Nash

When it comes to interviewing in the law enforcement setting, rapport-building tends to be overlooked. Building rapport is crucial to extract as much information from suspects, victims, or witnesses. This [...]

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr

When combating human trafficking, it is critical to have a comprehensive understanding of investigative strategies and procedural nuances. This compilation of insights from law enforcement experts delves into the intricacies [...]

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Jack Harris

In branches of the criminal justice field, people are exposed to situations where anger is likely. And while everyone experiences anger, how we express, manage, and respond to it may [...]

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Diana Knapp

Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails and prisons in the United States. Those working in jails and prisons are also highly likely to be exposed to such [...]

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Linda Ahrens

Chaplains have been significantly utilized in the corrections setting to provide inmates with support and guidance to set them up for success. Correctional staff, being exposed to the same environment [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Women may "play small" due to societal biases and gender stereotypes. In the workplace, this creates adverse impacts on women’s career trajectory and confidence which hinders women’s professional [...]

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Jeff Bolettieri
William "Bill" Loucks Jr

US law enforcement faces challenges in identifying and recognizing human trafficking due to inadequate and outdated training, as well as staffing shortages. With an estimated 400,000 human trafficking victims in the [...]

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Courtney

The policing profession is a stressful and demanding industry by itself that requires individuals to be performing at their best to effectively serve the communities they swore to protect. The [...]

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Jim Martin

In the corrections and correctional health care setting, outcomes are important – for the inmates, the staff members, and the facility as a whole. Jim Martin has identified the Pathway to [...]

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Lucy Watts
Jim Pingle

Data plays a crucial role in improving justice outcomes in the ever-evolving public service landscape. However, effectively utilizing this data requires optimized business processes, advanced analytics, and strategic data integration. [...]

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Shannon Magnuson

The whole criminal justice system is facing challenges – understaffing with police officers, filled up caseloads in probation, and overpopulation in corrections, just to name a few. This session aims to [...]

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Diana Knapp

Having a multi-generational group of decision-makers at the table in organizations brings several benefits. Diverse perspectives and experiences result in more comprehensive and well-rounded decision-making that promotes innovation, adaptability and [...]

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Terry Clark

Mindfulness can play a crucial role in supporting police work. By cultivating present-moment awareness and non-judgmental acceptance, police officers benefit in a greater sense of self-regulation, resilience, and empathy which [...]

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John Shuford

Given the retention issues facing criminal justice organizations, the profession has been looking for ways to address them. This session zeroes in on the concept of resilience as a counteracting [...]

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Samantha Collins
Tom O'Connor

This is a follow-up to Brian Lovins’ webinar on “Referee or Coach: How a Coaching Identity May Just Save Probation”. Coaching has been established as a valuable skill when managing [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

This webinar is the second installment of a two-part webinar series on organizational stress. The first part zeroed in on organizational stress from the frontline’s perspective but this time [...]

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Diana Knapp

The Jackson County Detention Center in Kansas City went through some tough times between 2014 and 2017 as the facility and its leadership were hounded with issues and acknowledged that they were [...]

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Ray Nash

A lot of innovations in the field of investigations have been and are still being developed to better solve crimes and make offenders accountable. Despite all the progress thus far, [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Helping professionals cite the major source of workplace stress as being organizational in nature rather than operational stress. This suggests that organizations, the leadership, and even the frontline workers can [...]

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Tira Hubbard

Criminal justice personnel – from law enforcement to corrections to probation – are regularly exposed to danger, violence, and tragedy. It is imperative for those working in these careers to prioritize resiliency [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Working in a correctional facility can be a highly stressful and demanding job, with staff often exposed to violence, trauma, and difficult working conditions. Despite these challenges, many corrections departments [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are seven times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. The difference in their brain function and inherent characteristics [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

The term professional is being used in different ways in the English language which impacts its scope and limitation. Are those working in public safety considered professionals? What does it [...]

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Katharine Manning

When thinking about leadership traits – things like critical thinking and decision-making tend to come up. However, the most important but underrated leadership trait is actually empathy. Leaders who demonstrate empathy [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Do you struggle with self-confidence? Do you have certain areas in your life that you are just not as confident with? Do you wonder how some people seem to be [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

As the new year rolls in, we often try to figure out ways to make it a little better than the previous one. People gravitate towards new year’s resolutions [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

This webinar is the second part of the Offender Manipulation webinar series. The first session unpacked offender manipulation, what it is, how it is done, its desired outcomes, and the [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD

The criminal justice arena is often scrutinized and picked apart when the outcomes of an incident don’t quite meet everyone’s expectations. But the reality is, no one can [...]

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Gary F. Cornelius
Kevin E. Courtright

Working in the corrections setting means being a target for offender manipulation. Awareness and understanding, however, mitigate the chances of falling prey to these opportunistic individuals. This is the first [...]

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Wes Dotson

Dr. Wes Dotson has done numerous Justice Clearinghouse webinars on people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He provides guidance on their distinctive characteristics and behaviors, how first responders and the [...]

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Jonni Redick

When looking to promote, the role doesn’t always come with a manual. The job description may provide guidelines and requirements which may be too general or vague, but the [...]

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Tira Hubbard

The ultimate goal for corrections and probation is to create lasting and meaningful behavior changes to justice-involved individuals that are more effective than punitive sanctions in preventing recidivism. One of [...]

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Tira Hubbard
Brenda Dietzman
Wendy Rich-Goldschmidt

Being a woman in a male-dominated industry presents obstacles that can either prevent you from going further in your career or fuel you to pursue your goals one by one. [...]

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Michael Gomez

Youth that becomes entangled in the justice system tend to come from two specific groups – those that have experienced some form of trauma or those that may have intellectual and [...]

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Jonni Redick

It is expected of any person to want to improve one’s self and progress in life. In the professional setting, this looks like training, mastery of skills, and promotion. [...]

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Ronna Martin

Currently, the average number of women in law enforcement is 12%, and those in leadership are even lower at 3%. Different efforts are being put into place to address this apparent lack [...]

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Nick Spencer

Workplace violence is one of the most horrific incidents in society today. Who commits such acts? Agitated individuals who are recently terminated or are displaying high-risk behavior motivated by different [...]

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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

This is the third installment of Dr. Ed Sherman’s webinar series. The first part tackled the Leader’s Dilemma and how leaders can balance the interests of employees and [...]

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Al Cobos

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs has been used for decades to understand human requirements and motivations in life. The model can also be utilized to evaluate and subsequently drive performance [...]

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Camila Andrade Gripp
Damian Doran
Emily LaGratta

According to corrections staff, the stress they experience is brought about by organizational matters, the workplace environment, and their personal issues, and that stress manifests in different ways and facets [...]

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Deborah Johnson

It’s not what you know but how well you’re able to communicate it. This is especially true in depositions and the court setting during testimonies. For individuals who [...]

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Dennis Nayor

This is the second part of the webinar series on Career Survival with the Administrative Ranks in Policing. The first installment introduced the components to promote career survival that leaders [...]

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Dennis Nayor

Amidst all the controversies and public scrutiny, a job in the law enforcement profession isn’t as appealing as it used to be. But there still are a handful of [...]

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Richard Bojorquez
Pietro “Piero” D’Ingillo
Dave Weiner

Around two out five of veterans are suffering from some form of mental health issue. Unfortunately, a culture deeply ingrained within veterans may prevent them from seeking assistance with the [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

True leadership does not rely on titles. It is often observed in day-to-day situations where people step up outside of their roles and serve as informal leaders to ensure successful [...]

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Wes Dotson

People entangled in the criminal justice system commonly struggle with social skills. With this in mind, it makes sense that those who are assigned to help them navigate the criminal [...]

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Obed Magny

Leaders in the criminal justice field need to be emotionally intelligent, now more than ever. Being a leader who understands and relates to people from various backgrounds and all walks [...]

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Wendy Hummell

The need to support law enforcement officers’ holistic wellness given the stressful, if not downright traumatic nature of the job, is being recognized by more and more agencies and even [...]

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Al Cobos

For criminal justice agencies, challenges are more of the status quo than the extra-ordinary circumstance. These become even more challenging when people must be steered into an intended path, but [...]

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Thomas Dworak

Leaders shape the outcomes of the agencies they direct and the job satisfaction of the people they manage. Given the current staffing crisis in the criminal justice profession, the role [...]

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Ray Nash

Various innovations assist law enforcement in the investigative process today. However, there will always be instances where good old-fashioned detective work and interviewing people is what is required to crack [...]

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Margaret M. Crowley

Apart from the fact that corrections facilities are over capacity, it is also acknowledged that existing sentencing procedures and outcomes don’t always address the root of the problem. Alternative [...]

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Amy Morgan

What drives people to end their lives? Amy Morgan leads the discussion on the factors that lead to suicide ideation, common myths surrounding it, and what can be done to [...]

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Wes Dotson

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely than the general population to have an involvement with the criminal justice system because of characteristics and behavior distinctive to them [...]

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Michael Daniels

Once an individual becomes involved with the criminal justice system, it becomes the responsibility of the system the provide them with their needs and support so they may be successfully [...]

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Barbara Mattes

Corrections is often seen as the tail end of the criminal justice process. In reality, correctional facilities and correction officers are responsible for more than just merely locking people up. [...]

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Scott Kirshner

When faced with a violent encounter, situational awareness could mean the difference between life and death. It is a critical element in closing up the gap between stimulus and response. [...]

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Lauren Anderson

Domestic violence cases are some of the most convoluted ones out there because of the victim’s ongoing relationship with their abuser. There is an intricate power and control dynamic [...]

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Rhea DuMont

Victims feel violated, powerless, scared, and hopeless after an incident. Unfortunately, they are also often unaware of their rights. Criminal justice players can help victims have better outcomes by upholding [...]

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Amy Morgan

When faced with a critical event, an agency will not try to just handle everything on its own. It will call in every possible resource from partner agencies and even [...]

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Dr. Amber Simpler

Competency refers to the individual’s ability to understand their legal situation, its potential outcomes, and participate in a legal proceeding. Restoration is an effort to uphold justice by providing [...]

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Dean Jenkins
James Newman

For many clients, the difference between rehabilitation and recidivism is the ability to create sustainable habits. All too often it is assumed that motivation is the most important factor in [...]

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Jim Martin

In a machine, each part has its specific functions so things run smoothly. In the corrections setting, custody officials and health staff provide inmates with the immediate services they need [...]

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Daniel Mullins
Gary Steiner

This webinar will present concepts for using modern technology within custody environments to address unique challenges presented by consent decrees and court mandates. This information is relevant to all types [...]

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Bobby Kipper
Scott Geller, PhD

Different approaches to policing are being introduced and implemented – some require complicated models, technical skills, and some of the most cutting-edge technology. However, it is typically the foundational concepts that [...]

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  The FCC’s most recent rulemaking regarding Inmate Calling Services (‘ICS’) was finalized on August 1st, 2021. This new rulemaking brings several important changes in how Inmate Telephone Providers can [...]

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Jim Martin

We’ve been traversing the COVID-19 world for almost two years now and it has changed a lot of things in the world. When the pandemic first struck, everyone was [...]

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Bobby Kipper

In the last couple of years, there has been a shift in the criminal justice training arena towards the ‘soft skills’ to help criminal justice professionals manage the people they [...]

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Jim Martin

The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide was conceived with a goal to find solutions for suicidal individuals and suicide risks in correctional facilities. It provides insights, promising practices, and guidelines for [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Experience is indeed a great teacher. There are things that we don’t get taught or trained in and just end up acquiring the skills as we go through life. [...]

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Nathaniel Lhowe

Probation and parole have the ability to hold offenders accountable for the crimes they committed while also providing them with the resources to turn their life around. Gang members are [...]

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Grant McDougall

The law enforcement field is facing systemic challenges brought about by a mass exodus of law enforcement officers hired in the 90s that are retiring simultaneously and the difficulty of [...]

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Todd Crandell
Dave Usery

At first sight, corrections and healthcare may seem like two completely disparate segments of public service. But upon closer scrutiny, these two industries are so intertwined given the disproportionate number [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Willingness to learn is a critical skill in any individual. Learning, however, can be a time-consuming process, and in the public safety and helping profession, the gift of time is [...]

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Claire Barrera
Alexandra Appleton

Taking a trauma-informed approach has been central when it comes to handling the victims and survivors of violence. To do this successfully may entail the expertise of people who actually [...]

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Lisa Boesky

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Bill Pope
Craig Storer

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Rob Weinhold

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Grant Phillips

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Tim Hardy
Rick Miller

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Adam Kirhagis

Sex offenders may be considered the bane of society that they are required to be registered. But not all of them are as compliant which then puts communities at risk. [...]

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David Grantham

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Gipsy Escobar

Various factions are claiming differing positions as facts that most of us may no longer be sure which of these to believe. In these times of information overload, one thing [...]

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Michelle (Shelley) Turner
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Laura Farmer

This is a continuation of the discussion on the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Office of Victim Services (OVS) efforts to address domestic violence in a proactive manner. While the [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Employment discrimination against a member of a protected class is something that any developed society should aim to eliminate. With the current political climate, the public scrutinizes every move that [...]

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Jim Martin

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Audrey Cress
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Settling on a reactive approach when it comes to addressing domestic violence may actually be too late. Abusive behavior is recurring and can be difficult to shake off, thus releasing [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Recent turn of events has the public looking at constitutional rights. It becomes a question of where do their fists end and our noses begin for those working in the [...]

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Beth Bouchard
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Cherice Hopkins
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By virtue of the sensitive nature of the crime, the vulnerability of the victims, the various agencies involved to address the problem, the long-term support required to keep survivors from [...]

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Knowledge of legal concepts, albeit the most basic ones, provides all of us with a better understanding of how things work and how to traverse certain situations. This is particularly [...]

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Michelle Welch

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Jim Martin

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Cheryl Parks
Ron Budzinski

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Rick Hodsdon

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David Stephens
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A significant number of those incarcerated are affected by trauma. Since part of correctional facilities’ goals is to affect behavior change and rehabilitation, ensuring that re-traumatization does not take place [...]

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Carrie Hill

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Carrie Hill

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Peter J. Koutoujian
Stephen Amos
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It is mandated that the government, specifically law enforcement and prosecution, is bound to disclose exculpatory evidence as decreed in various US Supreme Court rulings including the landmark cases of [...]

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We always love hearing feedback from our webinar audiences. Here's just one comment one of our audience members shared regarding Effective Communication and Active Listening for Criminal Justice Professionals with [...]

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During her webinar, Diana Knapp shared a number of great thoughts during the webinar, Responding to the Urban Jail in Crisis: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here’s just one [...]

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We loved this reminder that Brenda Dietzman shared during her webinar, Leading at Any Level. "Don't walk by problems. Fix it. Or find someone who can."   Click Here for [...]

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Webinar presenters Gary Cornelius and Dr. Kevin Courtright answered a number of your questions after their presentation,  Offender Manipulation: Safeguarding Your Staff, Part 2. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenters Gary Cornelius and Dr. Kevin Courtright answered a number of your questions after their presentation,  Offender Manipulation: The Inmate Subculture, Part 1. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenters Elizabeth Dunn, Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner, and John Schultz answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Extreme Weather Events: What Criminal Justice Professionals Need to Know. Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Wes Dotson answered a number of your questions after his presentation, What Criminal Justice Professionals Need to Understand about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here are just a few [...]

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Michael Daniels’ webinar,  MERCI: How the Maslow-Enhanced Re-Entry Capital Index Benefits Re-Entry Success, had so many insights. Here's just one that caught our attention.   "Remember, we get what we [...]

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Webinar presenters Rick Miller, John Schow, Tim Hardy, and Dr. Joe Barton answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Application of Kids at Hope: A Cultural Strategy. [...]

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Webinar presenters Emily LaGratta and Jim Newman answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Communicating for Trust Building. Here are just a few of their responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. David Grantham answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Center of Emerging Threats.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenters Michelle Turner, Camie Borsdorf, and Laura Farmer answered a number of your questions after their presentation, A Proactive Response to Domestic Violence: Addressing Victim Safety and Offender Accountability ([...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Disaster Preparedness: How an Effective Plan between Custody and Health Services Can Make All the Difference. Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Audrey Cress and Janet Good answered a number of your questions after their presentation, A Proactive Response to Domestic Violence: Understanding and Identifying Incarcerated Batterers.  Here are just [...]

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Stacy Ledvina shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her webinar, Kids at Hope: Believing, Connecting and Time Traveling in Youth Justice. Here’s just one reminder she [...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Standards of Care: Mental Health in Our Jails and Prisons. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter NCCHC's Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Standards of Care: Mental Health in Our Jails and Prisons...Now What? Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Babatunde Okuleye, Dr. Robin Timme and Dr. Jennifer Horney answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Corrections & COVID-19: Enhancing Resiliency of Staff and Inmate [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Robin Timme, Dr. Jennifer Horney, Scott Semple and Elias Diggins answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Corrections & COVID-19: Maintaining Mental Wellness of Staff [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Officer-Involved Shootings Part 3.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Rick you said [...]

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Webinar presenters Rise Haneberg, Sheriff Kelly Rowe and Sheriff Calvin Hayden answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Stepping Up 101: A Primer for Sheriffs. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Dan Philips and Brandon "Choe" Sergent answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Jail Ministries: The Top 10 Things to Consider. Here are just a few [...]

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Inmates with mental illnesses are a substantial part of the incarcerated population, as Sheriff Kelly Rowe reminded us during his webinar, Stepping Up: A Primer for Sheriffs.     Click [...]

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During their webinar, Cheryl Parks, Ron Budzinski, and Charles Keeton shared insights about  Jobs Partnership Re-Entry Program at the Peoria County Jail, in Peoria, Illinois. This 60-day program creates a [...]

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Webinar presenter John Snook answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Fixing the Incentives that Force Sheriffs to be Mental Health Providers. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenters Cheryl Parks, Ron Budizinski, Sheriff Brian Asbell, and Charles Keeton answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Successful Re-Entry through Contemporary, Moral, Holistic & Life Skills [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, First Amendment, Social Media, and Employee Discipline. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Margery Broadwater answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Capturing Great Mug Shots: Why Quality Matters. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Christina McCale

For some people, the worst day of their lives is the day they go to jail. But for some inmates in Florida's Orange County Correctional Department, it can actually become [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Use of Force Constitutional Standards vs Force Continuum.    Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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During his webinar, Dr. Robin Timme shared impactful insights about the prevalence of trauma in the histories of those who are incarcerated as well as those who work in correctional [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Robin Timme answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Trauma-Informed Jails: Incorporating Wellness for Correctional Officers.  Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Suicide Identification, Prevention, and Policy Failure. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Falcon, Inc's Harmony Goorley and Dr. David Stephens shared some incredible information about trauma in incarceration settings during the webinar, "Balancing Order & Recovery: Blueprints for a High-Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail."  [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill from the National Sheriffs' Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation,  Understanding and Implementing Inmate Discipline. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Harmony Goorley and Dr. David Stephens from Falcon, Inc answered a number of your questions after the presentation, “Balancing Order & Recovery: Blueprints for a High-Performing, Trauma Resilient [...]

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Dr. David Stephens made some excellent points during the webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail. Here's one we thought was particularly important. “We can [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the importance of inmate wellness. “When inmates feel [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the correlation between staff and inmate wellness. “Our [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the importance of inmate wellness. “When staff ignores [...]

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Christina McCale

We know that most inmates have some level of trauma in their background. But what about your correctional officers? Correctional officers have some of the highest levels of stress of [...]

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Christina McCale

From child abuse and emotional abuse, to witnessing the horrors of what adults can do to each other, trauma is a major part of an inmate’s history and psychological [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr.  Carolyn Sufrin answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “Managing Pregnant Women in Jail Based Settings.” Here are a few of her responses.     [...]

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Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association shared some incredible insights and advice during her webinar, “A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated.” Here’s just one [...]

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Webinar presenter Scott Kirshner answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “Officer Survival for Correctional and Detention Officers.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon  answered a number of your questions after his presentation, “The Family Medical Leave Act for Justice Professionals.” Here are a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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During his webinar on Officer Survival for Correctional and Detention Officers, author Scott Kirshner asked our audience, "In the course of your job duties, have you been: Verbally Abused Physically [...]

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We loved this quote from Scott Kirshner, author of  Officer Survival for Correctional and  Detention Officers, made during his webinar. "A lot of the information you hear in trainings or [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill  answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated." Here are a few of her responses. &[...]

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We loved this quote from Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association made during her webinar, "A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated."     To learn [...]

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Webinar presenters Carrie Hill and Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Excited Delirium and Agitated Chaotic Events." Here are a few of their responses. &[...]

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Our webinar presenters answered a number of your questions after their presentation, "Planning and Implementing Medication Assisted Treatment in Jails: What Justice Professionals Need to Know." Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Understanding the Prison Litigation Reform Act: Impacts and Responses." Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association and Washington County Attorneys Office answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Fair Labor Standards Act for [...]

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 Webinar presenter Carrie Hill with the National Sheriffs' Association answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Legal Issues in Today's Jails: Use of Force." [...]

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Christina McCale

Decisions, decisions. ...Whether you're an agency head trying to make sense of your budgets, or a warden or supervisor managing a jail or prison facility making the best use of [...]

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Webinar presenter Carrie Hill answered a number of your questions after her presentation, "Issues in Today's Jail - Medical." Here are some of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Rick Hodsdon answered a number of your questions after his presentation, "Giglio, Brady and Discipline Disclosures: What Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Need to Know." Here are [...]

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Christina McCale

What is the Brady case and what does it have to do with you as a law enforcement officer or prosecutor? And who is Giglio? If you're confused by these [...]

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