C.O. Combat Training>>what's your opinion?
I just finished combat training. The class was an 8 hour class, and as the instructor said, if you don’t practice, you loose it. I had a black belt in Tae Kwan Do, but that was in 90s. I was also a bit younger. So I will take my 8 hours of training and what knowledge I have, and hope it is enough until I can learn more...
Cultivating Our Future: Preparing Tomorrow’s Corrections LeadersRobert Winters, JD
One of the most important things a leader can do is to train his or her replacement. To that end, ensuring that up-and-coming leaders receive training in a set of vital competencies, whether through mentorship or the creation of formal training programs within a department or agency—is vital. Here we will briefly explore—briefly, by necessity—the competencies that the corrections leaders of tomorrow will need...
Also this week:
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is located in Moose Lake, Minnesota and provides services to individuals who are civilly committed as Sexual Psychopathic Personalities or Sexually Dangerous Persons. Clients committed to the program have the opportunity to participate in progressive sex offender specific treatment. MSOP is a world-class organization and a leader among sex offender programs in the country. By integrating clinical, vocational, recreation, education, and security functions into effective multidisciplinary teams, MSOP focuses their wide array of program activities throughout all phases of treatment toward the ultimate goal of reintegration...
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- Sep 22-25, 2014 –National Association for Justice Information Systems (NAJIS) Conference
- Sep 25-27, 2014 – Midwestern Criminal Justice Association (MCJA) 2014 Annual Meeting
- Sep 28-Oct 01, 2014 – The 2014 Women Working in Corrections and Juvenile Justice National Conference
- Oct 05-08, 2014 – International Association of Correctional Training Personnel Annual Trainers' Conference
- Oct 09-10, 2014 – Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled and Incarcerated Youth
- Portland, OR
- Oct 18, 2014 – Building Unity: Saving Lives Restorative Justice Conference
- Oct 18-22, 2014 – National Conference on Correctional Health Care - Las Vegas, NV
- Nov 19-22, 2014 – American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting
quote of the week
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
– Anne Frank