Community Justice Assistance Division (CJAD)

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Time

Tuesday, January 10

Wednesday, January 11

Thursday, January 12

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sex Offender Supervision and Audits in Texas
Presenters: Estella Guillén & Carol Jones

This workshop will provide the participants with a general background on the effective supervision of sex offenders. In addition, the required case file requirements for sex offender supervision in Texas will be presented.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/469816369

 

The Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision
Presenter: Regina Grimes
This session will focus on rules that require the retaking or return of a transferred offender from the receiving state for condition violations committed by the offender while under supervision in the receiving state.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/872841312

Maximizing the use of SAFPF’s and ISF’s
Presenters: Catherine Nickell & Joe Burke

This workshop will provide participants with information regarding admission criteria for a SAFPF and an ISF. The differences between a treatment program and a sanctions program will be highlighted.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/840370000

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

“I remember it like it was yesterday..., Part I”
Presenter: Kristi Heiman

This two-part presentation will focus on the long-term effects of victimization and how community supervision officers and the court system can better assist victims navigate the very confusing criminal justice process and help them regain a sense of empowerment.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/482692401

 

Are you Safe?
Presenter: Debbie Buck

Community Supervision officers put themselves at risk of injury on a daily basis and injured each year both in the office and in the field. Officers will learn skills that can be applied in the office or in the field to increase their ability to successfully avoid or control serous incidents. We will discuss common risk areas specific to community supervision and we will identify strategies for developing a prevention mindset.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/911406913

Human Trafficking (Part I)
Presenter: Abbey Fowler

The presentation includes how to identify victims, witnesses, and evidence, explores the ins and outs of Texas and Federal Human Trafficking Laws and related Laws. The presentation includes resources for victims, and explains immigration consequences for immigrants.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/497363776

 

Fundamentals of Sex Offender Treatment Part I
Presenter: Diana Garza-Louis
Treatment standards for sex offender treatment indicate that this is a specialized area of psychotherapy that should have a fundamental structure based on a Cognitive Behavioral approach. It is important that the sex offender treatment provider begin with a solid evaluation to assess the client needs and the risk level of the client and continue assessment through the treatment to determine the client's progress and adjustment to the community. This presentation will review treatment standards, assessment tools, the process of treatment and the need for collaboration between the criminal justice system and the treatment team to assist the offender in integrating into the community as a safe and healthy individual.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
http://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/989012809


3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

“I remember it like it was yesterday..., Part II”
Presenter: Kristi Heiman

This two-part presentation will focus on the long-term effects of victimization and how community supervision officers and the court system can better assist victims navigate the very confusing criminal justice process and help them regain a sense of empowerment.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/482692401

Ethics for Probation Officers
Presenter: Grace Davis

This workshop will cover ethical issues related to working with adults on probation. The presenter will address ethical concerns and types of ethical dilemma solutions. Attendees are encouraged to provide ethical issues at the beginning of the workshop via instant messaging.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
http://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/168925241

Human Trafficking (Part II)
Presenter: Abbey Fowler

The presentation includes how to identify victims, witnesses, and evidence, explores the ins and outs of Texas and Federal Human Trafficking Laws and related Laws. The presentation includes resources for victims, and explains immigration consequences for immigrants.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/129850808

 

Fundamentals of Sex Offender Treatment Part II
Presenter: Diana Garza-Louis

Treatment standards for sex offender treatment indicate that this is a specialized area of psychotherapy that should have a fundamental structure based on a Cognitive Behavioral approach. It is important that the sex offender treatment provider begin with a solid evaluation to assess the client needs and the risk level of the client and continue assessment through the treatment to determine the client's progress and adjustment to the community. This presentation will review treatment standards, assessment tools, the process of treatment and the need for collaboration between the criminal justice system and the treatment team to assist the offender in integrating into the community as a safe and healthy individual.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
http://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/980583256

 


Time

Tuesday, January 17

Wednesday, January 18

Thursday, January 19

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

To Be Announced

Generations in the Workforce
Presenters: Marty Martin & Jennifer King

This workshop is designed to provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of having a multigenerational workforce and the different challenges that may present themselves in getting people working toward a common goal. Additionally, the workshop will help provide some insight on how to effectively work with the different generations.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/317654233

 

ASKING WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR STATE: Providing Assistance and Hope to Your Legislator and Their Staff
Presenter: Rodney Thompson

This webinar will provide the individual with the knowledge needed to best assist the Texas Legislature and their staff with the information for legislation being prepared for consideration. It also covers preparation for testimony before committees in both chambers and communication skills needed to be effective in the legislative environment.

Reserve your Webinar Seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/153511208

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Financial Internal Controls
Presenters: Caroline Rickaway, Gary Barker & Leighton Iles
Three presentations comprising of the following topics: (1) a definition of fiscal internal controls within the department including examples (2) managing key fiscal relationships for effective financial oversight and (3) administrative application of CSCD financials to assist in the management and planning for a department.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/322611961

 

A Map Through The Minefield: Conducting Effective Internal Investigations in Community Corrections
Presenter: Jim Sinclair

This workshop seeks to equip participants with a basic working knowledge of strategies employed in conducting internal investigations; as well as highlighting areas of risk encountered during the process.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/614891056

To Be Announced

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Preventing staff sexual misconduct against offenders and a PREA Update
Presenter: Rick Zinsmeyer

The Prison Rape Elimination Act standards will go into effect in 2012. This webinar will explore the required standards for adult probation, residential facilities, prevention strategies, warning signs, legal liabilities, and policy and procedure needs. Additionally, there will be discussion regarding the need for prevention and identification strategies for adult probation staff outside of residential facilities.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
http://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/118825313

 

To Be Announced

To Be Announced