Seminars & Webinars

AJA’s Professional Development Seminars & Webinars
focus exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities.

These single or multi-day intensive seminars & webinars provide beneficial and useful information to bring back for use in your facility. Many times the greatest learning experiences come from the networking. Classes include practitioners from all around the country. Many attendees keep in touch with those friends and colleagues they met through AJA training!

Join the thousands of correctional professionals who have turned to AJA for training, while advancing their careers, and strengthening their agencies

2018 Schedule
Seminars & Webinars

(subject to change)

  May 14 - 16, 2018 | Seminar - Portland, Oregon  CONFIRMED
Objective Jail Classification & Beyond
Instructor: Amanda Lambert
This 2.5 day seminar provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.


July 19-20, 2018 | Seminar - Arlington, Virginia
Jail Death Review & Investigations: Best Practices

Lead Instructor: Linda L. Bryant, Esquire
Additional Instructors: Kyle Smiddie, Trial Attorney, U.S. Dept of Justice, Dr. Mark Stern, MD,  Mary Cowhig, Statistician, Mortality in Correctional Institutions, BJS, Attorney Jeff Rosen, Pender&Coward, Mark Chamberlain, Training Coordinator, Lexipol, the Honorable Joseph Baron, Sheriff, Norfolk, Virginia, and former Homicide and IA investigator, Norfolk Police Department, and Gary Harki, Virginia Press Association Investigative Journalist of the Year. 

This two day seminar with national experts on jail deaths will train you how to do your own review in a manner that withstands scrutiny and serves to build community trust.
  July 30 - August 2, 2018 | Seminar - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina  
AJA Summit on Small Jails
Instructor: Dr. Randy Garner, Carrie Hill, Eddie Lance

This four-day summit provides participants from small jails tips, advice, and solutions for running a smaill facility.