OJJDP/CRPD 40 Hour Detention Careworkers Curriculum Training to be held 10/3/16 - 10/7/16
A Technical Assistance Grant has been awarded for the Training of Trainers in the OJJDP/CRPD 40 Hour Detention Careworkers Curriculum, 3rd Edition.
Now in its 3rd revision, the OJJDP/CRPD 40 Hour Detention Careworkers Curriculum has additional topics, updated course outlines, handouts and on-line support. Those who attend this Training of Trainers in the OJJDP/CRPD 40 Hour Detention Careworkers Curriculum, 3rd Edition will have access to all the new material and formal trainingin how to instruct from the new curriculum.
Here are the details:
Now in its third edition, this forty-hour, entry level training program is the first in-depth training initiative developed for the juvenile detention profession. By focusing on broad, critical issues, the training allows local jurisdictions to insert facility specific information into the training for more flexibility. Training topics include: juvenile rights, leadership, interpersonal sensitivity, risk management, safety and security, behavior management, behavior observation and recording, basic health, suicide prevention, mental disorders, effective communication, and conflict resolution and dispute mediation.
The registration fee and training materials for the training has been covered by a TA Grant by the National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS). Food, travel, and lodging expenses for attendees are the financial responsibility of each agency.
The event will be hosted by Kent County Juvenile Detention Center at 1501 Cedar Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI. 40503. (616) 632-5752. Michael Pontius will be serving as site coordinator of the training event.
The week-long training of trainers will be held from Monday, October 3-Friday, October 7, 2016 (5 days, M-T, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and F, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.).
Carol Cramer-Brooks (MI) and Rick Quin (NY) have been secured as the instructors for this event by NPJS.
The maximum number of participants has been set at 24.
Since the number of participants in this event is limited requests will be accepted on a first come first serve bases. Detention Administrators are asked to send their request for a staff from their facility to attend to: firstname.lastname@example.org