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Corrections Training

Corrections Training

With increased crime, mandatory structured sentencing and growing inmate populations, corrections jobs remain in high demand. Expand your on-the-job training to make decisions quickly, negotiate and physically protect yourself in a correctional setting.

Featured Seminars


Corrections Legal Update

Hours: 3.00 | Estimated Cost: $25.00

Providing an overview of the Constitutional Rights of Inmates. In addition to discussing the statutes, DOC Regulations and case law examples for correctional staff.

Dates & Registration regarding Corrections Legal Update
Inmate Populations and PREA

Hours: 4.00 | Estimated Cost: $35.00

Covering the basics of PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) standards, including background, the investigation process and an audit will be discussed in this class. The class will also cover working with the LGBTQ community in the jail and prison systems.

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Jail Suicide Assessment, Prevention and Postvention

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $50.00

This course examines the problem of jail suicides, and presents the latest information on how to best assess and screen an inmate for suicide risk. Suicide prevention plans are presented as well as effective crisis communication techniques for dealing with an inmate who is suicidal. Models for debriefing are also discussed for use in the aftermath of a suicide. In addition, crisis communication strategies for working with people suffering from mental illness are presented. The final portion of the training focuses on correction officer resilience to help corrections officers stay healthy on the job and into their retirement. This training draws from the latest research and best practice information from a large number of sources including the Department of Justice. This training includes discussion, group exercises and powerful video scenario vignettes as part of the training.

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POSC Instructor Training

Hours: 80.00 | Estimated Cost: $775.00

Introduces the basic conceptual framework and physical skills for application of Principles of Subject Control (POSC), which is the system for proper use of force in correctional setting. Students will learn the legal basis for and limitations on use of force; key concepts, including the Control Theory, the First Responder Philosophy, the Disturbance Resolution; and the key components of Disturbance Resolution. Additionally, students will learn to articulate use of force actions, both verbally and in writing. Students will practice the psychomotor skill tactics and techniques that are set forth as trained use of force options.

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Law Enforcement Contact Us

Dana Schmidt
920-560-1418
schmidan@fvtc.edu

Associate Degree & Academy Questions
Chris Poquette

920-735-2482
poquette@fvtc.edu