JCH 2023 Summer School Program

 

These webinars are part of the JCH Summer School Program. From June 1-August 31, 2023, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance via email about one hour after the conclusion of a webinar. There is no cost to join us on the live webinars.

 

 

Recorded Webinars

Rhonda Glover Reese

Law enforcement officers have felt the frustration of trying to achieve the next level within their careers. The steps in getting to that next level can be murky and exhausting, [...]

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Tony Abate

Modern organizations contend with a range of challenges well beyond the core purpose to succeed in their primary mission. Overcoming technology hurdles can make all the difference. In this webinar, [...]

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Rosanne Richeal
Jonni Redick

Women are underrepresented in leadership roles in public safety and criminal justice professions. Various campaigns, policies, and programs are being implemented in an effort to change this. Executive coaching is [...]

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Rachel Ramirez

According to research by domestic violence survivors, 86% of survivors have been hit or hurt in the head, and 83% have been choked or strangled. Unfortunately, conversations around traumatic brain injuries (TBI) [...]

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Linda Fielder

Animal cruelty cases are unusual and highly nuanced – in between unconventional witnesses, victims, and evidence and lack of awareness, it can get pretty tricky to investigate and prosecute. The Animal [...]

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Dr. Alyse Folino Ley
Frank Straub, PhD

Research has revealed insights on averted school attacks, and one of the most notable components is the community. The community plays a role in both shaping the individuals that turn [...]

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Amber Burgess Cox

The initial interaction between the responding officers and the survivor holds immense importance in the survivor's healing process, their participation in the legal proceedings, and consequently the outcomes of sex [...]

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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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Brian Bubar

In the realm of crisis communication, navigating the intricacies of critical incidents and effectively engaging with communities is a complex endeavor. Captain Brian Bubar of the San Pablo Police Department [...]

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Halcyon Frank

 Mastering the art of giving and receiving feedback in the professional realm empowers individuals and teams to elevate their performance and drive collective success. Unfortunately, not everyone is adept at [...]

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Rob Kenter
Liz Swavola

The Center for Policing Equity believes that centering the voices, lived experiences, and backgrounds of community members – particularly those from Black and brown communities – is one of the primary ways [...]

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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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Jackalyn Rainosek

If there’s anything certain in life – it is change, and yet we all still struggle through it. This is the third installment of Dr. Jackalyn Rainosek’s webinar series [...]

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Jennifer Toussaint

Animal care and control agencies are receiving and responding to community calls relating to native wildlife despite resource and manpower shortages. When the demand is greater than the supply, service [...]

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Kent Shaw

Event deconfliction is crucial for officer safety, preventing operational clashes, and avoiding overlap in investigations. Thus, law enforcement professionals must learn the tools and develop policies to adopt this crucial [...]

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Angelina Martin

These days, social media marketing is a valuable skill for just about any entity that wants to reach and engage with its target audience. The same is true for the [...]

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Amanda Stamps

This webinar is the second part of a two-part series on Crisis Response. The first session looked into the current mental health response situation, an overview of different crisis response [...]

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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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Danielle Bays
Lynsey White

Cats and wildlife often go in conflict with each other. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) understands that despite the risk one poses for the other, it is [...]

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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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Harold Holmes

Animal control officers are responsible for upholding the law and protecting animals. Part of their roles is the need to make difficult ethical decisions every day that balance the needs [...]

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Amanda Stamps

Communities are advocating for more compassionate and specialized approaches in collaboration with mental health professionals when responding to those experiencing a mental health crisis. Agencies are now thinking of ways [...]

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Andrew Reitnauer

The CSI effect is the phenomenon of jurors having unrealistic expectations of forensic science due to how TV and movies depict how criminal investigations are done. With this in mind, [...]

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David M. Kennedy

There are now powerful, effective, evidence-based approaches to preventing homicide and gun violence.  This session will address: Preventing group violence; Preventing violence by individual violent offenders; Preventing intimate partner violence; [...]

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Wendy A. Dutton

Eyewitness memory can be influenced by suggested information from external sources – this is something worth considering during the investigative and court process to better capture the facts of a case. [...]

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Anthony Nunley
Rebecca Villalona

United States agencies are being pushed to their limit in the wake of understaffing and high crime levels. Many agencies spend too much time and effort producing hotspot analysis reports [...]

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Emily Spindler
Marcos Hernandez
Nichole North
Jared Kosina

Real Time Crime Centers (RTCCs) are public safety units that manage data and intelligence to proactively mitigate crime, investigate crime, and provide situational awareness in real-time. This webinar explores what [...]

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John Shuford

Organizational stressors were found to have significantly impacted staff morale, employee satisfaction, and retention across industries. In law enforcement and corrections where job duties are demanding and stressful, to say [...]

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Emily Lewis

Prosecuting animal cruelty cases can present challenges like lack of evidence, limited resources, sentencing limits, and lack of awareness on the laws by both those within the criminal justice space [...]

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Madison Bergman
Samantha Rhinerson

The Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (RVCRI) is a competitive grant and training and technical assistance program aimed at supporting law enforcement and partners in addressing violent crime in rural [...]

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David M. Kennedy

The belief that homicide and gun violence are random cannot be further from the truth. Upon analysis of historical data on homicide and gun violence, these incidents are found to [...]

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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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Theresa Magyera
Ken Clary
Maureen Q. McGough

The 30x30 Initiative is a program aimed at increasing the representation of women in law enforcement agencies to a minimum of 30% by the year 2030. It recognizes the underrepresentation of women [...]

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Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy
Dr. Hirsch Handmaker

Concussions are often associated with athletics, accidents, and combat. One segment of concussion sufferers that don’t get as much attention however are the victims of domestic violence (DV) who [...]

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Jonni Redick

Given the recruitment and retention issues law enforcement organizations are facing, it makes sense to focus on talent management. After all, when the workforce is happy, they’re more likely [...]

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Alaina Gertz

On January 6th, 2021, a violent mob attempted to disrupt the counting of electoral ballots by launching an assault on the United States Capitol. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) swiftly responded [...]

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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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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

Discerning what a good leader looks like versus a bad one comes from our own experience of being led as a follower. When the time comes that we’re expected [...]

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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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Wendy Hummell

Stress response is our body’s natural way of preparing us for high-risk or high-threat situations. Originally a protective factor, when the body spends too long in this state, it [...]

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