Special Feature: Correctional Resources - Training


PREA: What You Need to Know (Inmate Education Facilitator's Guide)
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, February 2014

Workplace Learning Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections, January 2014

Motivational Interviewing in Corrections: A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing MI in Corrections
National Institute of Corrections, February 2012

Offender Workforce Development Specialist Partnership Training Program: Administrative Guide, Second Edition
National Institute of Corrections, July 2011

Identifying Core Competencies and Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) for Jail Leaders: Methods and Outcomes
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, June 2011

Essential Skills for New Supervisors (DVD)
National Institute of Corrections, 2011

Thinking for a Change
National Institute of Corrections, 2011

Evidence-Based Practice Skills Assessment for Criminal Justice Organizations, Version 1.0
National Institute of Corrections, 2010

The Future is Now: Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing the 21st Century Jail Workforce
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, March 2009

State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2006
Bureau of Justice Statistics, February 2009

Prison Staffing Analysis: A Training Manual With Staffing Considerations for Special Populations
National Institute of Corrections, December 2008

Women and Work: Gender Responsivity and Workforce Development (CD-ROM)
National Institute of Corrections, 2008

Curriculum for Training Educators of Youth in Confinement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2000

Construction, Operations, and Staff Training for Juvenile Confinement Facilities
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, January 2000

Related Resources

Community Corrections Special Feature
The NCJRS Community Corrections Special Feature focuses on resources for community corrections personnel and includes a section on Training.

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP): Training Centers
This section of the BOP site provides information about the different training programs and academies available to BOP and other corrections personnel.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Training
NIC provides management and specialty training for staff of state and local corrections throughout the U.S. and its commonwealths and territories. Trainings are available for juvenile justice, Federal prison system, and military corrections personnel through interagency agreements. NIC also offers live satellite and video opportunities, which you may learn about on the Video Learning Opportunities section of the NIC site.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC): Training in Corrections
This section of the NIC library provides a listing of training resources for corrections, including resources specific to correctional officer training.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Training
The Training section of the NIJ site provides access to NIJ sponsored trainings for different justice professionals, including those in corrections.

National PREA Resource Center (PRC)
With funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), PRC serves as a national resource for online and direct support, training and technical assistance, and research to assist adult and juvenile corrections, tribal detention, and law enforcement professionals in their ongoing work for establishing zero-tolerance and the elimination of sexual assault, victimization, and staff sexual misconduct in confinement environments. PRC assists the field with better identifying and promulgating best and promising practices and assisting correctional agencies in the implementation of the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards.

Additional training opportunities can be found in our Justice Events Calendar. The Justice Events Calendar features a database of conferences, trainings and other events which are searchable based on topic, geographical location or dates.

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