Jail and Corrections Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

05 / 24 / 2022

Advances in forensic technology confirm that traditional interviewing and interrogation techniques that rely on overly coercive tactics and clever psychological tricks can generate false confessions, alienate juries, or lead to [...]

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05 / 26 / 2022

We’ve seen the memes, and heard it directly from officers, “employees don’t leave the organization because of the work, they leave because of their bosses”.  Officers are leaving [...]

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06 / 07 / 2022

Motivational Conversation is a process that is multi-faceted, easy to learn, and will help you get the best out of individuals, students, teams, communities, and organizations.  It is applicable in [...]

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06 / 09 / 2022

The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) of 2017 was signed into law in January 2018, acknowledging the need to support agencies in their efforts to provide employees the mental, [...]

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07 / 12 / 2022

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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07 / 14 / 2022

This webinar will provide a detailed breakdown of several cases of the integration of social skills instruction into daily interactions of justice professionals with their clients and colleagues.  After a [...]

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07 / 26 / 2022

Our organizations need great leaders for so many reasons. We all understand the concept of formal leaders, those who have titles and who supervise others. But we also need leaders [...]

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08 / 02 / 2022

In Los Angeles County, innovation has led to the collaborative and integrated approach of a “Task Force” model by having public, private sector and nonprofit agencies share resources across individual [...]

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08 / 09 / 2022

Part one of this two-part webinar series, “Career Survival Within the Administrative Ranks of Policing,” has been specifically created and designed to provide attendees with practical and essential tools to [...]

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08 / 18 / 2022

Part two of this two-part webinar series, “Career Survival Within the Administrative Ranks of Policing,” continues to support career survival in policing's top administrative ranks as established in part one [...]

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08 / 23 / 2022

This is Part 1 of a two-part series. During this webinar, you’ll learn the 4 key elements to powerful and engaging testimony.  We’ll look at the rules of the road [...]

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09 / 15 / 2022

Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a widely known theory about what drives motivation in people.  In this webinar, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs will be evaluated to determine [...]

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09 / 22 / 2022

Have you ever had a staff member who, despite your best efforts to guide and instruct him or her over time, did not react, respond, or perform as expected? This [...]

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09 / 27 / 2022

Every organization inevitably has to terminate an employee. But occasionally, what might seem to be a standard termination, could become a high-risk situation. But what is a high-risk termination? Couldn't [...]

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10 / 18 / 2022

Multiplying the number of women in Corrections leadership roles, or Corrections careers in general, isn’t just about fostering support and buy-in; it’s about cultivating a partnership built with [...]

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10 / 20 / 2022

The assessment center and oral panel interview in examination processes can be daunting. Collectively, both are used to assess an employee’s skills, knowledge, and ability to be suitable and [...]

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11 / 03 / 2022

This webinar will focus on the intersection of trauma and intellectual and developmental disabilities (e.g., autism, ID, FAS, etc).  This talk will focus on three main areas.  The first [...]

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11 / 15 / 2022

For those who successfully promote into their next position the level of freedom changes.  You are now responsible for leading others in your organization and that requires much more than [...]

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11 / 17 / 2022

This webinar will present an opportunity for justice professionals to interact with a professor, clinician, and trainer who has spent over 20 years working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.  After [...]

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Dr. Jeff Fox, PhD
12 / 06 / 2022

In this webinar, we will examine the need and use of and for after-action reports, debriefings, and hot washes after a non-routine incident. Best practices in conducting such activities will [...]

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01 / 19 / 2023

Self-Confidence can impact all areas of our lives.  When we show up more confident it keeps us safe, keeps us taking the right actions, and helps us have better conversations. [...]

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01 / 26 / 2023

Empathetic leadership is the key to building organizations that are productive, resilient, and cohesive. Balancing the needs of employees, clients, and the organization with compassion and skill is not always [...]

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02 / 14 / 2023

This webinar will briefly describe the characteristics of individuals on the autism spectrum as well as a brief description of common situations in which individuals with autism encounter law enforcement [...]

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02 / 28 / 2023

We must acknowledge that staff wellness in Corrections can be one of the heaviest burdens of them all, yet one of the most difficult challenges to overcome.  We also must [...]

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Recorded Webinars

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

This is the second installment of Dr. Lisa Boesky’s Preventing Jail Suicide webinars. The first session unpacked specific strategies that jails may implement to avoid suicide deaths and related [...]

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Jim Martin

It’s been a year since the world shifted as nations hurried to enforce limitations on people’s social mobility in response to the ballooning casualty of the novel coronavirus. [...]

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Barbara Mattes

There’s a lack of awareness regarding sex trafficking. Girls and adult women are being arrested by law enforcement for prostitution when they are actually victims of sex trafficking. Meanwhile, [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

We all probably started out in our careers with some goal. But somewhere along the journey, the goal may start to blur, we might get sidetracked, finding ourselves meandering or [...]

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Chris Eloiza
Gabrielle Padilla

It’s about time we recognize the value of corrections. Not just to merely protect the community by keeping the bad guys out of the streets, but also through the [...]

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Lisa Boesky

Prisons have higher rates of suicide deaths than the general population and jails have even higher suicide rates than prisons. With this is in mind, it is imperative that these [...]

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David Grantham

This is the third installment of the Detention Intelligence webinar series. The first webinar explained the wealth of information waiting to be leveraged in detention and correction facilities that may [...]

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Bill Pope
Craig Storer

There are ongoing FCC proceedings that aim to regulate the Inmate Calling Services (ICS) rates and fees. Changes proposed will impact the operations of prisons and jails in terms of [...]

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David Grantham

Jails and prisons house some of law enforcement's best and unexpected assets. Individuals behind bars are some of the best information sources when it comes to uncovering crime operations. This [...]

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Rob Weinhold

In the law enforcement arena, it is not a matter of if a crisis will hit, but when will it hit. Crises may mean time, money, customers, careers and, in [...]

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Joe Alexander
Chris Williams

The COVID-19 pandemic truly changed how we live our lives. We were all forced to tweak how we do our daily transactions. It is even more stringent when it comes [...]

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Alexandra Duncan
Grant Phillips

Substance abuse is a type of disorder and as such, requires a treatment plan to rehabilitate individuals suffering from it. Currently, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the standard of care [...]

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John Schow
Joe Barton, Ph.D.
Tim Hardy
Rick Miller

Kids at HOPE made us understand the importance of believing in kids – no exceptions, connecting with kids and providing them with meaningful relationships, and time traveling with kids to help [...]

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Christine Mullin
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

When we think about the criminal justice process, what is perceived to be the endgame is the conviction, where an offender is put behind bars. But in the bigger scheme [...]

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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
Camie Borsdorf
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

Preparing for critical incidents – not so easy. How to make it even more challenging? Make the setting be a jail. This is exactly what happens in the scenario Jim Martin [...]

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Audrey Cress
Janet Good

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
Lisa Goldblatt Grace
Cherice Hopkins
Rebecca Burney

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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Rick Hodsdon

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

Numerous studies have established the correlation of animal cruelty to other violent crimes. Collateral crimes linked include family violence, sexual abuse, serial killers and mass shooters, organized crimes, and even [...]

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Jim Martin

Correctional health care is public health care – if we can release the inmate population much better than we found them, communities are made safer and stronger. This is how Jim [...]

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Daniel Dubief
Michael Fletcher

Our world is now heavily dependent on technology, and it is no different when it comes to emergency response. When it comes to public safety, leveraging the latest technology to [...]

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Dr. Babatunde Okuleye, M.D., MBA
Robin Timme
Jennifer Horney

This is the second part of the Corrections and COVID-19 series made possible through the Falcon Correctional and Community Services, Inc. Topics covered in the first installment are the epidemiology [...]

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Robin Timme
Jennifer Horney
Scott Semple
Elias A. Diggins

Strange times we’re in right now and it’s affected our consciousness on a whole new level. There is a threat – we cannot see it, but we know it’[...]

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Rick Hodsdon

This is the final installment of the Justice Clearinghouse Officer-Involved Shooting Webinar series with Rick Hodsdon. The first part provided a primer on officer-involved shooting (OIS) cases that looked at [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

This is the second course in the Officer-Involved Shooting (OIS) webinar series conducted by Rick Hodsdon. The first part unpacked the nitty-gritty of determining the party to conduct investigations on [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Officer-involved shootings are one of those things that law enforcement agencies dread to be dealt upon them. There will be questions on the officer’s competency, the agency’s credibility, [...]

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Dan Phillips
Brandon “Choe” Sergent, M. Th.,

Jails and prisons have their challenges and would greatly benefit from help from the community. Religious organizations are willing to provide whatever help they can extend, but they too, identify [...]

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John Snook
Carrie Hill

Criminal justice agencies are bearing the brunt of the mental health crisis – in cost, time, and manpower. Despite numerous initiatives from different segments of the criminal justice system, from training [...]

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Charles Keeton
Cheryl Parks
Ron Budzinski

More and more studies and researches highlight rehabilitation, treatment and reintegration are better methods to address crime and other challenges as substance abuse and mental health issues. Peoria County Jail [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

Most of the world is now online. This definitely altered our reality, changing how humans deal with their personal lives, the workplace, the society and its government. Technology provides conveniences [...]

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Dan Phillips

Law enforcement officers find themselves dealing with people from all walks of life daily – and it includes people with mental health issues. These people might end up in jails and [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.

Different factors come into play in use of force incidents. However, a thorough understanding between use of force standards and force options, coupled with an approach that begins with the [...]

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For the general population, only 9% meet the criteria for PTSD across their lifespan, but in correctional populations, almost 100% experienced trauma in their life.  The correctional setting is found to be [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The debate on gun control can get heated but despite conflicting positions from different sectors of society, federal statutes have definite stipulations on firearm possession in effect. These, together with [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.

Suicide was the leading cause of death in jails in 2014. It also impacts everyone surrounding the incident including inmates and corrections personnel. While there is no fool-proof way to prevent [...]

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David Stephens
Harmony Goorley, MA, LCPC, LSOTP

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

Instilling discipline is one of the critical roles of correctional facilities. Inmate discipline is a management tool to ensure the safety of the inmates and the corrections staff, maintain order [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), first enacted in 1990 and amended in 2009 was put into place to eradicate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. In the workplace setting, ADA works to [...]

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Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD

Correction facilities are now playing a significant role in public health. The range of health conditions that jails and prisons deal with run the gamut. Those incarcerated are likely to [...]

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Scott Kirshner

We are exposed to violent incidents that happen when we watch and read the news. For those working in the field of criminal justice, it is not just a mere [...]

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Carrie Hill

Webinar Video Clip: A Duty to Protect - Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated There is a mental illness crisis plaguing jails all over the US. More and more of [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.
Carrie Hill

Calls for service for law enforcement can get totally random and unexpected. There are slow days when it’s just the typical infractions and misdemeanors. Then there are those instances [...]

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Jennie M. Simpson, Ph.D.
Peter J. Koutoujian
Stephen Amos
Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, FACPM, CCHP-P
Carrie Hill
Tara Kunkel

Jails in the US admit more than 10.9 Million inmates per year, a portion of whom suffer from some form of substance abuse disorder. Jails are now a part of public [...]

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Carrie Hill

The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) reshaped correctional litigation by putting into place an all-encompassing grievance procedure that prevents frivolous lawsuits. It ensures that only quality grievances are addressed while [...]

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Carrie Hill

Use of force is a sensitive issue, and it becomes even more problematic when it is in the jail setting. Corrections, as an institution, is tasked with the responsibility to [...]

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Carrie Hill

For most of the population, being an inmate is somewhat equated to being bereft of rights – this isn't entirely true. While inmates and detainees have to forego certain rights, they [...]

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Rick Hodsdon

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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Articles

Webinar presenters Adam Leath and Dr. Mark Flowers answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Proactive Responses to the Community's Concerns: Successes in the Field for Today's ACO's. [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Suicide Explained: What Leads Someone to that Moment.  Here are just a few of her responses.   [...]

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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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Michael Daniels' webinar,  MERCI: How the Maslow-Enhanced Re-Entry Capital Index Benefits Re-Entry Success, was so eye-opening, breathing new life into standard concepts such as the Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid.  [...]

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Webinar presenter Michael Daniels answered a number of your questions after his presentation, MERCI: How the Maslow-Enhanced Re-Capital Index Re-Entry Success. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Barbara Mattes answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Direct Supervision Jails: An Often Misunderstood Profession with a Unique Breed of Law Enforcement. Here are just [...]

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Problems, no matter the type, typically are better addressed proactively, as Tracy Ertl reminded us during her webinar, Protecting Interpersonal Work Relationships: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here's just one [...]

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Webinar presenter  Scott Kirshner answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Situational Awareness: Closing the Gap between Stimulus and Response.  Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Amber Simpler answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Competency Restoration in Jails: A Versatile Response to the Competency Crisis.  Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Working Together: Health Services and Custody, Fostering Better Relationships. Here are just a few of his responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Suicide Prevention in Jails and Prisons: An NCCHC Resource Guide. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter Brenda Dietzman answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Executive Skills: How to be a More Efficient Leader at Any Level. Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenters Dave Usery and Todd Crandell answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Corrections-to-Health -- Improving Inmate Healthcare Data Exchange. Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Lisa Boesky answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Preventing Jail Suicides: Issues We Don't Talk about, But Should. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Brenda Dietzman answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Growing Your Career by Developing Your Brand. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, NCCHC and COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Our Facilities.  Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Barbara Mattes answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Recognition, and Prevention of Sex Trafficking in Adult Corrections Facilities. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenters John Snook, BJ Wagner, Dr. Margie Balfour and Shane Nolte answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Successful Mental Health Diversion Programs: What Law Enforcement Needs [...]

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Webinar presenters Gabrielle Padilla and Chris Eloiza answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Benefits of Correctional Intelligence-Led Policing.  Here are just a few of their responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenters Jeri Greer and Danielle Thompson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, A Proactive Response to Domestic Violence: Collaboration in Facility and Parole-Based Batterer Intervention Programming.  [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. David Grantham answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Analyzing and Producing Actionable Insights.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question:  [...]

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Webinar presenters Bill Pope and Craig Storer answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Current FCC Proceedings and How They Will Affect Your Inmate Communications.  Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. David Grantham answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Building Detention Intel the Right Way.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenters Joe Alexander and Chris Williams answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Adapting to Critical Change at Corrections Facilities.  Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Alexandra Duncan and Dr. Grant Phillips answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Provision of Methadone for Opioid Use Disorder within a County Jail. [...]

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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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