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CORE offers a variety of course topics, ranging from general employee enhancement to specific training topics. Our online offerings reflect the needs of today's Justice employee and our list is ever-expanding. If your organization has specific course material requirements, contact us and our CORE training personnel will work with you to develop those courses for online training. Suggestions for new topics are always welcome and can be sent to the CORE Training Manager.
 
Available CORE Courses
Course Name Description Applicable for:
12-Gauge Pump-Action ShotgunProvides instruction in the basic fundamentals of shooting and safety procedures, specifically for the 12-guage-pump action shotgun, using the Remington 870P Shotgun for illustrative purposes.Adult
Administering Medications by Different RoutesReviews the steps for administering medications that are given other than by mouth.Juvenile
Administrative SegregationAdministrative Segregation (ADSEG) is the separation of an offender from the general offender population for administrative purposes. Explains types of ADSEG and various restrictions.Adult
Admission to DetentionPresents a generalized procedure for admitting and orienting youth to a commitment program. The course reviews many aspects of admissions, from initial paperwork to notifying specified individuals of the commitment.Juvenile
Admission to Residential and Correctional FacilitiesOutlines the basic procedures for admitting and orienting juveniles to a commitment program.Juvenile
Adolescent Behavior ManagementFocuses on behavior management and the use and types of reinforcement available in juvenile detention facilities.Juvenile
Anger ManagementDiscusses identifying ineffective ways of dealing with anger and offers tips and techniques for dealing with anger productively.Juvenile/Adult
Asthma in JuvenilesDiscusses asthma, including what happens during an asthma attack and what can trigger an attack. Reviews symptoms that indicate a person needs emergency medical attention.Juvenile
Balanced & Restorative JusticeThis course provides an introduction to the concept of Balanced & Restorative Justice as applied within the juvenile justice setting.Juvenile
Basic .38 Special & .357 Caliber Service Revolver HandlingProvides instruction in the basic fundamentals of shooting and safety procedures, specifically for the service revolver, using the Smith and Wesson Model 65 Revolver for illustrative purposes.Adult
Becoming a Contributing Family MemberExplores the importance of becoming a contributing family member, and how all families rely upon sharing the responsibility of providing and protecting each other to be successful.Juvenile/Adult
Building Entries for Patrol OfficersProvides proper procedures for approaching and entering buildings in order to avoid ambush. Includes mental preparation, invisible deployment, night operations, entry techniques and tactics, and response types.Adult
Case Management in Residential and Correctional FacilitiesThis module helps participants learn to manage youth about to be released to the community and focuses on release procedures.Juvenile/Adult
Changing Offender Behavior-What Works:The ResearchDiscusses various methods of correctional sanctions and their effectiveness.Juvenile
Changing Offender Behavior-What Works:The ResearchDiscusses various methods of correctional sanctions and their effectiveness.Adult
Changing Offender Behavior: Changing Attitudes & ThinkingDiscusses various programs and techniques designed to help offenders change their attitudes and thinking patterns.Juvenile
Changing Offender Behavior: Changing Attitudes & ThinkingDiscusses various programs and techniques designed to help offenders change their attitudes and thinking patterns.Adult
Changing Offender Behavior: Promising Targets for ChangeDiscusses the risk and need principals and suggests promising targets for counselors to focus on to achieve positive change.Juvenile
Changing Offender Behavior: Promising Targets for ChangeDiscusses the risk and need principals and suggests promising targets for counselors to focus on to achieve positive change.Adult
Changing Offender Behavior: Risk AssessmentDiscusses the benefits and common mistakes made when conducting and using risk assessments.Juvenile
Changing Offender Behavior: Risk AssessmentDiscusses the benefits and common mistakes made when conducting and using risk assessments.Adult
Checking Blood Sugar and Insulin InjectionFamiliarizes staff with the finger-stick procedure to check blood sugar, ketone testing, and insulin administration.Juvenile/Adult
Checkpoints and RoadblocksProvides a basic understanding of the uses of traffic checkpoints and roadblocks, as well as the procedures for their site selection, set up, and control.Adult
Chemical AgentsDiscusses the various types of chemical agents used in the corrections environment.Adult
Child Abuse: Recognition, Reporting, & PreventionDiscusses indicators of child abuse, guidelines for reproting suspicion of abuse, recognizing admissions of abuse, and prevention measures.Juvenile
CitizenshipDescribes what being a citizen is, what citizenship, and the rights and responsibilities of a citizen. Reviews how the United States is a democratic society. Explores some of the issues that make citizenship a worthwhile challenge.Juvenile/Adult
Colt Rifle AR-15Provides instruction in the basic fundamentals of shooting and safety procedures, specifically for the Colt AR-15 rifle.Adult
CommitmentThe purpose of this module is to prepare the JPO to carry out functions related to commitment and conditional release.Juvenile
CommitmentsDemonstrates the importance of making and keeping commitments, while teaching about the consequences of breaking commitments. Reinforces how keeping commitments require responsibility and sound judgment.Juvenile/Adult
Common Mistakes of SupervisorsProvides the new leader with a look at some examples of situations that other new leaders have faced, and provides guidance with handling similar situations.Juvenile/Adult
Common Physical Disorders and DisabilitiesAddresses some of the more common physical disabilities that are found among offender populations.Juvenile/Adult
CommunicationThe purpose of this module is to introduce participants to generic communication skills, courteous techniques for use in person and on the telephone, and interviewing skills.Juvenile
Communication is the Key to SuccessContrasts different means of communicating. Reviews how communication works; verbal and nonverbal communication; what miscommunication means; how to communicate with a supervisor, customers and coworkers; and how to communicate in writing.Juvenile/Adult
Conducting a Job InterviewThis course provides instruction on how to review an application, the interview process, and questions that can not be asked according to federal law. With this knowledge, you will be able to interview an applicant with confidence.Juvenile/Adult
Conducting a Performance ReviewIdentifies the key elements in conducting the performance review and offers tips for conducting the review in an effective manner. Explains common rating errors to which an evaluator may fall victim and ways to avoid them.Juvenile/Adult
Conflict ManagementIntroduces the concept of conflict management and resolution. Lists possible styles for responding to conflict and ways of managing conflict successfully. Also describes the use of peer mediation and how it can be used to resolve conflict.Juvenile/Adult
Conflict Resolution for SupervisorsProvides a basic understanding of conflict, and focuses on techniques for the first line supervisor.Juvenile/Adult
Controlling Violent Youth in Juvenile FacilitiesThe 4 lessons in this module include: (1) Gang Awareness; (2) Escapes; (3) Incident Reporting; and (4) Disturbances and Riots.Juvenile
Cooperation and ConflictDemonstrates using good communication skills and ways to handle conflicts on the job. Reviews behaviors and the importance of assertive behavior. Also features how replacing accusing messages with “I” messages can be more effective in communications.Juvenile/Adult
Coping with Loss and DisappointmentIdentifies feelings associated with loss and disappointment. Describes the five stages of loss and how best to cope with emotions during each stage. Offers positive coping behaviors to help deal with emotions.Juvenile/Adult
Coping with Relationship LossLooks at relationship loss and how it can affect you. Shows that people experience loss in different ways and in different stages. Emphasizes that your ability to cope depends on adopting positive behaviors.Juvenile/Adult
Coping with StressDifferentiates between the types of stress , the signals of stress, and how to manage and reduce excessive stress. Helps the student identify their own personal signs of excessive stress. Describes ways to manage stress, and how to utilize these.Juvenile/Adult
Court Presentation SkillsThe purpose of this module is to help participants develop the skills needed to effectively communicate recommendations to the court. Emphasis is placed upon the Waiver and Disposition Hearings.Juvenile
Court RecommendationsThe purpose of this module is to help participants develop the skills needed to effectively develop and produce recommendations to the court.Juvenile
CPR Refresher FactsReviews risk factors for heart disease, responding to breathing and choking emergencies, and the AHA Chain of Survival steps for CPR. Also reviews the use of barrier devices and the Good Samaritan laws.Juvenile/Adult
Creating a Positive EnvironmentStresses the importance of having a positive environment. Explores three basic factors that affect a positive environment: diversity, emotions, and change. Offers tools to deal with broken norms and the requirements in adapting to a changing environment.Juvenile/Adult
Cultural DiversityExplores the differences between cultures; the challenges in working with others from a variety of cultural backgrounds; how accepting differences can lead to a more comfortable work environment; and how those differences can benefit the organization.Juvenile/Adult
Dealing Effectively with SubordinatesProvides information about recognizing sexual harrassment in the workplace, and guidance for preventing or dealing with such incidents, should they occur.Juvenile/Adult
Dealing with ChangeCovers how to deal with change. Helps differentiate between changes over which the student has control and those over which there is no control. Discusses skills for dealing with change and considers the strengths necessary in dealing with change.Juvenile/Adult
Dealing with EmbarrassmentInvestigates the physical and emotional responses that occur with embarrassment. Describes the difference between positive and negative reactions. Explains how to handle an embarrassing moment, and how to handle it.Juvenile/Adult
Dealing with OutcomesDefines “success” and “failure.” Discusses the importance of learning from failures, and how they can help you lead a successful life. Looks at key ideas about success and failure. Shows how to determine your own measure of success and failure.Juvenile/Adult
Dealing with Problem EmployeesThis course introduces officers to different types of problem employees, the costs associated with the poor behavior, and the plan to stop those actions.Juvenile/Adult
Decision Making for SupervisorsDescribes the six step process for making a good decision. Includes an example of a decision in progress.Juvenile
Decision Making for SupervisorsDescribes the six step process for making a good decision. Includes an example of a decision in progress.Adult
Defensive TechniquesDefines and demonstrates basic techniques and concepts of defensive tactics and personal protection in a correctional environment. Discusses techniques for blocking attacks and lists safety rules for using defensive techniques.Adult
Diabetes: Review and ManagementReviews diabetes and its effect on the body. Discusses the two types of diabetes and diabetes management techniques, including symptoms of high and low blood sugar.Juvenile/Adult
EEOReviews Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations that protect people from discrimination and harassment.Juvenile/Adult
Effective Communication in Reports, Forms, & LogsInstructs officers in correctly recording necessary actions and observations using the appropriate report, form, or log.Juvenile
Effective Communication in Reports, Forms, & LogsInstructs officers in correctly recording necessary actions and observations using the appropriate report, form, or log.Adult
Effective Verbal & Nonverbal CommunicationsExplains how understanding verbal and nonverbal communication can eliminate the misunderstandings and confusion possible in the day-to-day operations of a juvenile facilityJuvenile
Effective Verbal & Nonverbal Communications-adultExplains how understanding verbal and nonverbal communication can eliminate the misunderstandings and confusion possible in the day-to-day operations of a correctional facilityAdult
Emotionally Disturbed Offender & Suicide PreventionProvides guidelines for identifying different types of abnormal behavior and how they relate to suicidal tendencies. Provides procedures for preventing suicide and what to do if a suicide attempt is made.Juvenile/Adult
EmotionsExplores the range of emotions people experience, and the situations that trigger those emotions. Describes skills used in understanding and managing emotions, and ways to assess strengths and needs in understanding and managing emotions.Juvenile/Adult
Employee/Offender RelationsDiscusses staff and offender relationships in terms of how they occur, the prohibitions relating to such relationships, and the consequences resulting from participation in those relationships.Adult
EscapesReviews basic procedures and responsibilities of staff following an escape.Juvenile
EscapesReviews basic procedures and responsibilities of staff following an escape.Adult
Essential Writing SkillsProvides guidance for effective written communications. Specifically provides guidance for effective and efficient report writing.Juvenile
Essential Writing SkillsProvides guidance for effective written communications. Specifically provides guidance for effective and efficient report writing.Adult
Ethics in CorrectionsDefines ethics and the relationship between ethics and government. Reviews ethical values and some common misconceptions. Provides guidelines for ethical conduct within the correctional facility.Juvenile/Adult
EtiquetteExplains how etiquette plays an important role in society, and how it can vary in different situations. Helps the student identify situations in which etiquette is different and the proper manners for that situation.Juvenile/Adult
Evaluating Your ProgressDiscusses job evaluations, and how supervisors use evaluations to tell employees how to improve, or which tasks they are doing well. Discusses how to evaluate their own performance and that of other workers.Juvenile/Adult
Expressing Anger ConstructivelyDiscusses that while anger is an emotion all people experience, it is not always productive or acceptable. Reviews factors that affect anger and how people react to it, and introduces the concept of having two minds; emotional and rational.Juvenile/Adult
Fire Safety and AwarenessProvides familiarization with emergency procedures, the location of fire suppression equipment, what to do in case of fire, and procedures for identifying and reporting hazards in the work area.Juvenile/Adult
Firearms Safety and Range OrientationProvides familiarization with range safety rules and procedures during training and recreation use.Adult
First Aid and Recognizing Medical EmergenciesDiscusses the signs and recommended treatment for some of the more common emergencies, such as respiratory problems, bleeding, shock, burns, and poisoning or overdose.Juvenile/Adult
Gang AwarenessDiscussion of the different types of gangs, their history, graffiti, clothing, signs, and organizational structure.Juvenile
Gang AwarenessDiscussion of the different types of gangs, their history, graffiti, clothing, signs, and organizational structure.Adult
Gender-Specific Needs of Female OffendersProvides a review of the differences between female and male offender populations and a description of the major gender-specific needs of female offenders.Adult
General Healthcare Assessment & DocumentationHelps to familiarize officers with the physical health issues that may occur within the juvenile facility. Provides guidance for recognizing and dealing with possible problems, including proper documentation.Juvenile
General Healthcare Assessment & DocumentationHelps to familiarize officers with the physical health issues that may occur within the correctional facility. Provides guidance for recognizing and dealing with possible problems, including proper documentation.Adult
General Security ConcernsProvides guidelines for ensuring appropriate security control within the correctional environment. Includes population and key control, search procedures, and other security measures.Juvenile/Adult
General Transportation GuidelinesProvides guidelines and procedures for safely transporting offenders between facilities within the correctional environment, as well as to and from public facilities.Juvenile/Adult
Getting a PromotionDiscusses why companies give out promotions and raises, and how to pursue a promotion or a raise.Juvenile/Adult
Getting Ready for WorkLists and explains four topics to think about prior to beginning a new job: good transportation, good childcare, making a good impression with appearance, and managing time and money.Juvenile/Adult
Group RelationshipsBelonging to a group means finding people to be comfortable with, and being able to give to and support them. This course explores the benefits of belonging to a group, including forming relationships.Juvenile/Adult
Having Constructive ConversationsDescribes the importance of conversational skills in the work environment. Also discusses the characteristics of constructive conversations and describes specific behaviors that apply in conversations.Juvenile/Adult
Helping Staff Cope with LossProvides insight regarding the grieving process, recognizing symptoms of grief, understanding the organization's bereavement policy and instituting a game plan in case of an employee's death.Adult
HIPAA Privacy 101Explains HIPAA, covered entities, covered information, and the employee's responsibility for maintaining privacy and security of healthcare related information.Juvenile/Adult
Hiring and Retaining Winning TalentTBAJuvenile/Adult
Hostage SituationsIdentifies the types of individuals who participate in hostage situations, describes the methods and procedures for neutralizing hostage situations, and provides guidance in the event that an individual should become a hostage.Juvenile
Hostage SituationsIdentifies the types of individuals who participate in hostage situations, describes the methods and procedures for neutralizing hostage situations, and provides guidance in the event that an individual should become a hostage.Adult
Human DiversityHuman Diversity is designed to enhance participants? awareness of their own cultural rules and predispositions and how these cultural influences come into play in common interactions with others.Juvenile
Infection Control: Skin InfectionsReviews four contagious skin infections and provides information regarding their causes, how to recognize them, methods of controlling transmission, and some common treatments.Juvenile
Infection Control: Skin InfectionsReviews four contagious skin infections and provides information regarding their causes, how to recognize them, methods of controlling transmission, and some common treatments.Adult
Infection Control: TuberculosisReviews TB infection and disease, methods of transmission, disease prevention, and standard precautions.Juvenile/Adult
Information Security Awareness TrainingDiscusses the policies and procedures regarding Internet usage, copyright protection, and password management. Details the threat and prevention of viruses, and information fraud.Juvenile
Information Security Awareness TrainingGeneral information security concepts and terms are covered. Awareness of the role information security plays in the organization and the need for employee involvement in keeping systems secure is the focus of this course.Adult
Intermediate Excel 2000Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Excel application, including sorting records, filtering data, working with macros, protecting worksheets, working with multiple worksheets, custom formatting, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2003Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Excel 2003 application, including sorting records, filtering data, working with macros, protecting worksheets, working with multiple worksheets, custom formatting, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft Office Excel 2007Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Excel 2007 application, including sorting records, filtering data, working with macros, protecting worksheets, working with multiple worksheets, custom formatting, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 application, including working with objects, changing slide types, building charts and graphs, adding special effects, creating custom backgrounds, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft Office Word 2007Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Word 2007 application, including page numbering, headers and footers, spell checking, justify text, print options, templates for envelopes and labels, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint 2003Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 application, including working with objects, changing slide types, building charts and graphs, adding special effects, creating custom backgrounds, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Microsoft Word 2003Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Word 2003 application, including page numbering, headers and footers, spell checking, justify text, print options, templates for envelopes and labels, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate PowerPoint 2000Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft PowerPoint application, including working with objects, changing slide types, building charts and graphs, adding special effects, creating custom backgrounds, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Intermediate Word 2000Provides an understanding of additional features of the Microsoft Word application, including page numbering, headers and footers, columns, mail merge, macros and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Excel 2000Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Excel application, formatting cells, creating formulas, and creating, modifying, saving and printing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2003Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Excel 2003 application, formatting cells, creating formulas, and creating, modifying, saving and printing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2003.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Office Excel 2007Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Excel 2007 application, formatting cells, creating formulas, and creating, modifying, saving and printing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2007.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 application, including changing views, using the Slide Editor, creating and editing presentations, adding graphics, running a slideshow, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Office Word 2007Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Word 2007 application, setting up a style for formatting documents and creating, modifying, saving and printing documents using Microsoft Word 2007.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2000Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft PowerPoint application, including changing views, using the Slide Editor, creating and editing presentations, adding graphics, running a slideshow, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2003Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 application, including changing views, using the Slide Editor, creating and editing presentations, adding graphics, running a slideshow, and much more.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2000Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Word application, setting up a style for formatting documents and creating, modifying, saving and printing documents using Microsoft Word.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2003Provides a basic understanding of the mechanics of starting the Microsoft Word 2003 application, setting up a style for formatting documents and creating, modifying, saving and printing documents using Microsoft Word 2003.Juvenile/Adult
Introduction to Social MediaProvides an overview of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Youtube, addressing utilization and dangers.Juvenile
Introduction to Working Well with OthersOffers an overview of the types of courses that make up the “Works Well with Others” category of courses. Introduces situations where individuals involved would have benefited from skills in working with others.Juvenile/Adult
Juvenile Probation Officer as a ProfessionalThe purpose of this module is to ensure that the new JPO is aware of the Department?s expectations in terms of ethical and professional behavior.Juvenile
Laws of Arrest, Search, & SeizureProvides a basic understanding of the court decisions that impact arrests, searches and seizures.Adult
LeadershipExplores what leadership is and what a leader does. Stresses that leadership does not come with a title or position; leadership is a set of learned skills. Reviews the skills required to be a leader and how those skills can be learned.Juvenile/Adult
Leadership StylesIntroduces different leadership styles and provides examples of both effective and ineffective leaders having these styles.Juvenile
Leadership StylesIntroduces different leadership styles and provides examples of both effective and ineffective leaders having these styles.Adult
Learning on the JobExplores adopting a learning attitude and what that means. Addresses why learning on the job is important and how jobs are changing as technology changes. Looks at ways of learning on the job and how the student may or may not be encouraged to grow.Juvenile/Adult
Legal Liability Issues of Concern to SupervisorsReviews supervisors' potential legal problems stemming from their supervisory role.Juvenile/Adult
ListeningDiscusses the importance of listening and how active listeners show interest with body language, voice, and comments. Stresses that good listeners don't “sit back” and listen—they make an effort to understand and interact in verbal and non-verbal ways.Juvenile/Adult
Living StandardsDiscusses factors that affect living standards and their importance within the living and work environments. Covers steps for good living standards: keep the work area and living area clean, good locker hygiene, appropriate appearance, and good hygiene.Juvenile/Adult
Living with Laws and NormsOutlines how laws and norms maintain a safe society and allow everyone to be treated fairly, and why each of us must live with laws and norms to stay out of trouble. Reinforces how participation in illegal activities can have serious consequences.Juvenile/Adult
Making a Financial PlanDiscusses developing a financial plan, including creating a household budget using: income, current savings, fixed expenses, variable expenses, and a savings plan. The case study helps to determine expense reduction in order to balance the budget.Juvenile/Adult
Making and Carrying Out DecisionsIdentifies the importance of making decisions. Describes the steps involved in making effective decisions. Explains when to use the decision-making process and how to evaluate your decisions after they have been made.Juvenile/Adult
Managing ChangeProvides a definition of change management and discusses how it affects both managers and subordinates. Offers tips on how to overcome resistance to change.Juvenile/Adult
Medication Records, Orders, and DocumentationReviews the basics of medication documentation, storage, and disposal.Juvenile
Medication Records, Orders, and DocumentationReviews the basics of medication documentation, storage, and disposal.Adult
Mental Health Issues in Juvenile FacilitiesThe 7 lessons in this module include: (1) Mental Health Needs; (2) Youth at Risk of Suicide; (3) Emotionally Disturbed Youth; (4) Substance-Abusing Youths; (5) Physical Abuse and Sexual Abuse; (6) Juvenile Sex Offenders; and (7) Developmentally DisturbedJuvenile
Mentoring Programs and Their BenefitsDiscusses how to help individuals achieve their full potential in the workplace.Juvenile/Adult
Money ManagementExplores how money management affects both the personal and working life. Differentiates between good and poor money management and how each can change a life. Explains how to live within a budget, and how to design a unique personal one.Juvenile/Adult
Motivating StaffDescribes techniques and strategies for motivating staff. Details the 8-step success model and describes the vital role motivation plays in achieving success.Juvenile/Adult
MRSA Infections in CorrectionsDefines MRSA, how it is detected, how it is transmitted, how to prevent its transmission, how to treat it and how to control and manage it.Juvenile/Adult
Networking is Never-endingReviews how to use networking skills on the job, including making contacts and inquiring about new job opportunities. Discusses the importance of maintaining a contact list with important information about people both on and off the job.Juvenile/Adult
Offender Transition and Community ReentryAddresses issues and concerns regarding the reentry of offenders into the community. It specifically addresses the offender's lack of self-sufficiency and public safety concerns.Adult
Officer SurvivalReviews personal and professional survival techniques for both emergency and everyday situations.Juvenile
Officer SurvivalReviews personal and professional survival techniques for both emergency and everyday situations.Adult
One Minute ManagerDiscusses techniques to help a manager clarify employee responsibilities and expectations, and suggests ways to make successes and mistakes immediately known in order to improve performance.Juvenile/Adult
Personal Relationships/Dating and RomanceExamines the personal relationships of dating and romance and how they can be handled successfully. Looks at the communication, respect, and need to have things in common involved in developing these types of relationships.Juvenile/Adult
Personal Relationships/FriendshipsDiscusses how to be a good friend, how to maintain a friendship and how to handle conflicts with friends. Offers a better understanding of friendships and the effort it takes to be in one, just like with any other relationship.Juvenile/Adult
Personal SafetyThe purpose of this module is to introduce the new JPO to topics related to his or her own personal safety. It includes a look at environmental safety and safe field visits, discussion of conflict resolution, and an exploration of communicable diseases.Juvenile
Practicing Self-ControlReviews the importance of self-control to success. Discusses four factors affecting self-control. Stresses the importance of accepting responsibility for actions when one loses self-control.Juvenile/Adult
Predicting ResultsDiscusses the importance of predicting results when making decisions, dealing with change, and interacting with others. Offers questions to ask when evaluating options, and discusses the importance of emotional intelligence when predicting results.Juvenile/Adult
Preparing for a PandemicAddresses the threat of pandemic flu, describes its potential effects on society and describes ways to prevent its spread should it occur within the corrections environment.Juvenile/Adult
Preparing to Leave a JobDiscusses several reasons why the student might need to leave a job, and what should be done to leave the job well. Also discusses reasons why people are fired and the steps leading up to a job dismissal.Juvenile/Adult
Principles of Medication AdministrationReviews the five "rights" of medication administration and the process of safely assist with medication administration.Juvenile
Principles of SupervisionReviews supervisor responsibilities and offers guidance on goal setting and handling conflict. Discusses mistakes commonly made by supervisors and how to avoid them.Juvenile/Adult
PrioritizingShows how prioritizing is an important tool used in becoming a good self-manager. Describes how establishing priorities, defining values, and becoming a good self-manager can help you achieve your dreams and goals.Juvenile/Adult
Prison Rape Elimination Act in Juvenile FacilitiesThis course defines what constitutes sexual misconduct in prison and discusses the effects it has on individuals and the facility. It discusses the PREA itself and present how the PREA should be applied in correctional facilities and detention centers.Juvenile
Problem Solving StrategiesDescribes how using problem-solving abilities could help prevent unnecessary mistakes. Explores different problem-solving strategies and how to use them to aid in solving problems. Discusses factors that affect the way in which problems are solved.Juvenile/Adult
Problem Solving: Step by StepExplains the six-step method to problem solving.Juvenile/Adult
Professional and Appropriate Staff Conduct, Part 1Discusses appropriate behavior in the workplace and explores indicators of improper behaviors.Adult
Professional Interaction with the PublicReviews appropriate conduct for dealing with the public. The course covers the types of encounters officers may have with the public and presents the most effective ways for officers to respond in those situations.Juvenile
Professional Interaction with the PublicReviews appropriate conduct for dealing with the public. The course covers the types of encounters officers may have with the public and presents the most effective ways for officers to respond in those situations.Adult
Promoting Professional & Appropriate Staff Conduct, Part 1Discusses appropriate behavior in the workplace and explores indicators of improper behaviors.Juvenile
Promoting Professional & Appropriate Staff Conduct: Sexual MisconductDiscusses the behaviors relating to sexual misconduct. It also examines how a Department of Juvenile Justice and its staff can address the problem of sexual misconduct.Juvenile
Protective Action Response 1- Policy and LiabilityAn introduction to Protective Action Response policies and techniques.Juvenile
Protective Action Response 2-Dealing with ConflictThis course examines adolescent behavior and discusses how to best respond to conflict situations.Juvenile
Protective Action Response 3-Physical InterventionExplains how employees can use appropriate force when dealing with youth in a crisis. It discusses the team approach, stance, countermoves, touch & control techniques, pressure point techniques, restraint devices, and search techniques.Juvenile
Putting Safety FIrstDefines the responsibilities of the employer and the employee in regards to safety. Helps the student recognize and identify different warning signs that may be found in the workplace. Also reviews completing an accident report.Juvenile/Adult
Qualities for SuccessIntroduces the eight qualities for success, including dependability, responsibility, quality of work, initiative, and appearance. Stresses the importance of these qualities in retaining a job. Reviews acceptable and unacceptable behaviors.Juvenile/Adult
Recognizing and Addressing BiasDiscusses what bias is, some of its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Stresses that preventing bias in self and others involves a decision, learning, and effort, and that making that decision will be of benefit in any chosen career.Juvenile/Adult
Recognizing Different Points of ViewExplores what happens when people with different opinions or points of view interact. Addresses the benefit when taking the opportunity to learn about other ideas and beliefs. Stresses being polite, respectful, rational, and considerate of others.Juvenile/Adult
Recognizing Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the WorkplaceProvides general information on drug and alcohol abuse; guidance on how to recognize substance abuse in the workplace; guidelines for dealing with a suspected substance abusing employee; and treatment options.Adult
Recognizing FeelingsHelps the student recognize his own feelings and those of others. Identifies physical and behavior clues about feelings; nonverbal cues such as tone of voice and body language and the skills required to recognize them.Juvenile/Adult
Redefining GoalsDiscusses identifying, setting, and planning goals, including reflecting on, evaluating, and adjusting goals. Examines the ways that a person’s situation, values, and priorities may change and affect goals, and how to keep goals aligned with priorities.Juvenile/Adult
Reducing Stress with Effective Time ManagementEach person is a product of his own choices. This course reviews how to manage choices to reduce stress. It also addresses time wasters and effective time management strategies.Juvenile/Adult
Release from DetentionExplains the specific steps involved in releasing a youth from detention.Juvenile
Release, Transfer, and DischargeThis course describes the procedures related to releasing, transferring, and directly discharging youth from juvenile commitment facilities.Juvenile
Religion in CorrectionsAddresses the major religions of the world and their beliefs and practices, as well as issues of concern regarding the practice of religion within the corrections environment.Juvenile/Adult
Rep. DJJ in an Ethical and Prof. MannerDiscusses appropriate ethical and professional behavior for DJJ employees on and off the job.Juvenile
Respecting DiversityDescribes how people’s similarities and differences affect the way we deal with them and how those similarities and differences affect us. Explores how a person is affected by 3 specific factors: emotions, change, and creating a positive environment.Juvenile/Adult
Responding to AngerExplains how to deal with anger and how to identify signs of anger. Helps differentiate between when to stay and face a situation, and when to leave the scene. Also helps to identify some of the factors that affect how we each deal with our own anger.Juvenile/Adult
Responsibility to Oneself and OthersExplores being a responsible person. Helps recognize how emotions, diversity, and change affect the way one makes decisions. Identifies ways in which a person is responsible for himself and others.Juvenile/Adult
Restraint EquipmentExplains various restraint devices used in correctional facilities and the different procedures for applying and removing each type.Adult
Riots and DisturbancesDiscussion of the causes and types of riots, disturbances and disasters that may occur within a correctional facility. Provides plans and procedures for dealing with such events.Adult
Riots and DisturbancesDiscussion of the causes and types of riots, disturbances and disasters that may occur within a juvenile detention facility. Provides plans and procedures for dealing with such events.Juvenile
Risk Taking and Reaching Maximum PotentialReviews the importance of taking the initiative and balancing the pros and cons of risk taking. Describes how these actions can help the student to achieve the highest goals.Juvenile/Adult
Room & Disciplinary ConfinementThis course discusses how officers can properly utilize room and disciplinary confinement to preserve the safety of both youth and staff.Juvenile
SafetyProvides an overview of safety: Emergency Plans and Procedures; Emergency Equipment; Use of Dangerous Materials; and Fire Protection.Juvenile
Safety, Sanitation, & MaintenanceStandard procedures for identifying potential and actual hazards. Discusses the appropriate remedial actions to ensure a safe working environment for staff and offenders.Juvenile/Adult
Screening and IntakeThe purpose of this module is to introduce the new Juvenile Probation Officer (JPO) to the initial stages of the intake process including detention screening, initial intake conferences, and recommendations to the state attorney.Juvenile
SecurityDiscusses the responsibilities of the JCO/JDO in maintaining security in a juvenile facility. The course covers general security precautions as well as prevention of specific situations.Juvenile
Service Learning/Giving BackDefines service learning and how anyone can take part in service learning. Explores the many ways to be involved, such as service placement and service projects. Identifies the benefits that service offers and how it can be a positive influence in life.Juvenile/Adult
Sexual Assault and Offender SafetyReviews the risks and problems associated with sexual assault and offenders requests for protection following a life endangerment situation.Adult
Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceProvides information about recognizing sexual harrassment in the workplace, and guidance for preventing or dealing with such incidents, should they occur.Juvenile/Adult
SharingIdentifies different definitions of “share.” Describes two ways we share—by choice and by obligation. Discusses how sharing responsibly can create a positive environment, but can also create problems.Juvenile/Adult
Signs & Symptoms of Mental DisabilitiesProvides guidance for identifying and dealing with different types of mental disabilities within the correctional environment.Juvenile
SportsmanshipDefines sportsmanship and its effect on daily life. Identifies how a person’s background and the way they were raised can affect his/her understanding of sportsmanship, and how respecting the beliefs of others can make competition more positive.Juvenile/Adult
Standing Up for Oneself and OthersExplores why it is important to take a stand against aggressors. Discusses basic human rights of freedom, justice, and equality, and how the U.S. Bill of Rights guarantees these human rights. Explores feelings on standing up for oneself and others.Juvenile/Adult
Strengthening the Workplace using Employee FeedbackThis course is intended to provide general guidelines that supervisors will use when communicating with colleagues, personnel and agency outsiders. It will help supervisor develop the necessary skill set to solicit and understand employee feedback.Adult
Stress ManagementDiscusses the different types and symptoms of stress and techniques for how to reduce that stress.Juvenile/Adult
Stress Management/Relaxation TechniquesDefines stress and how it affects a person, including some long-term effects that stress can have on the body. Helps the student identify factors that affect stress and what creates stress, along with relaxation techniques to help manage life's stress.Juvenile/Adult
Substance Abuse InterventionExamines the ways that facilities can effectively respond to the problem of substance abuse by offenders. It presents characteristics of successful programs and discusses the needs of offenders in regards to treatment and recovery.Adult
Substance Abuse TreatmentReviews substance abuse assessment, treatment, programming, and linkages. Describes common symptoms of intoxication and withdrawal, and actions for officers.Juvenile
Substance Abuse TreatmentReviews substance abuse assessment, treatment, programming, and linkages. Describes common symptoms of intoxication and withdrawal, and actions for officers.Adult
Suicide PreventionDesigned to familiarize staff with suicide prevention and the procedures/policies for medical and mental health screening.Juvenile
Suicide PreventionDiscusses how to identify offenders at risk for suicide and details how to best supervise potentially suicidal offenders.Juvenile
Suicide PreventionDesigned to familiarize staff with suicide prevention and the procedures/policies for medical and mental health screening.Adult
SupervisionThe purpose of this module is to help the new Juvenile Probation Officer understand the basic components of supervision of youth who are on probation status.Juvenile
SupervisionDefines a supervisor and identifies some of the factors affecting supervision. Discusses the responsibilities of both the supervisor and the employee, and helps the student recognize their own attitudes regarding supervision and being an employee.Juvenile/Adult
Supervision of YouthDescribes basic skills needed to effectively supervise youth in a variety of activities that occur routinely in a facility. Also includes acceptable methods for setting expectations and proper positioning.Juvenile
Team BuildingProvides guidance on developing teams that effectively work together toward achievable goals.Juvenile/Adult
TeamworkExplores what a team is and the advantages a team has over individuals. Describes some of the characteristics of a successful team, and fosters student assessment in determining their stand regarding ability and interest in being a team player.Juvenile/Adult
Terms, Abbreviations, & Interpretations of PrescriptionsPresents common abbreviations, measurements, and physical assessment terms. Discusses medications and their classification, purpose, and effects, along with information on interpreting prescriptions and labels.Juvenile
Terms, Abbreviations, & Interpretations of PrescriptionsPresents common abbreviations, measurements, and physical assessment terms. Discusses medications and their classification, purpose, and effects, along with information on interpreting prescriptions and labels.Adult
The Law and Detained JuvenilesReviews aspects of the Juvenile Court System; the Juvenile Legal Process; and Juvenile Rights in Secure Detention.Juvenile
The New SupervisorDiscusses the emotional and practical aspects of transitioning from peer to supervisor.Juvenile/Adult
The Unit LogExplains the purpose of the Unit Log and offers guidelines for properly maintaining the Unit Log.Juvenile
Time ManagementEnables the student to determine where the majority of their time is spent, and how important it is to use the time wisely to achieve goals. Explores the student's current goals and identified priorities and where to place them in order of importance.Juvenile/Adult
TransportationDescribes the preparation steps, safety precautions, and security measures necessary for transporting youth to common transport destinations.Juvenile
Understanding Your PaycheckIdentifies components of the paycheck, and reviews definitions related to reading a paycheck. Offers a practical example of a paycheck with the identified information.Juvenile/Adult
Understanding YouthThe purpose of this module is to introduce participants to the youth they will encounter in the juvenile justice system. It includes a basic introduction to adolescent development and a look at the common mental health issues of juveniles in the system.Juvenile
Universal Precautions: HIV / AIDSReviews HIV and AIDS symptoms, diagnosis, modes of transmission, treatment, and prevention.Juvenile/Adult
Universal Precautions: Bloodborne PathogensDefines procedures to be used to reduce the risk of transmission of bloodborne pathogens within the correctional environment.Juvenile/Adult
Universal Precautions: Hepatitis BDescribes the symptoms, methods of transmission, prevention, and treatment of hepatitis B within the correctional environment.Juvenile/Adult
Universal Precautions: Hepatitis CDescribes the symptoms, methods of transmission, prevention, and treatment of hepatitis C within the correctional environment.Juvenile/Adult
Universal Precautions: Soaks, Sitz Baths, & Topical MedicationsReviews techniques for giving external medications using proper universal precautions.Juvenile
Use of ForceExplains the Department of Corrections policy, procedure, and equipment used in regards to a use of force incident.Adult
Violence in the WorkplaceDescribes the different types of violence that may occur in the workplace and how both employers and employees can help to deal with these types of problems.Juvenile/Adult
Vital Signs and Changing Health ConditionsDefines normal values for vital signs, and reviews how and when to report non-urgent, urgent, and emergency conditions.Juvenile
Women in Correctional Facilities: Legal IssuesThis course reviews the major legal issues concerning female offenders.Adult
Workplace RelationshipsDefines workplace relationships, roles, responsibilities, and expectations in those relationships. Suggests how to respect coworkers and avoid inappropriate behavior, including harassment and gossip, making workplace relationships successful.Juvenile/Adult
Your Job BenefitsLists documents necessary to the employer on the first day of the job. Reviews different types of benefits and deductions, both required and voluntary. Offers questions to ask potential employers about the benefits businesses offer their employees.Juvenile/Adult
Your Rights on the JobDiscusses laws that protect employees on the job; fair wage laws, child labor laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, worker safety and health-related laws, and EEO laws. Also helps in handling possible discrimination, including 3 courses of action.Juvenile/Adult
 

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