Event Calendar

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond

Start Date: 12/6/2021 8:00 AM EST
End Date: 12/8/2021 3:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Valencia College School of Public Safety

8600 Valencia College Lane
Classroom 151
Orlando, FL  United States  32825

Organization Name: American Jail Association

Lori Bachtell
Email: lorib@aja.org
Phone: (301) 857-2620

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond
Hosted by: Orange County Corrections Department
Lead Instructor: Amanda Lambert, CJM

Dec 6, 7, and 8, 2021
Program Cost: Member: $445.00 / Nonmember: $495.00 

This workshop provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.  The workshop will begin with a basic overview of the fundamentals of OJC and will advance into housing plans for special populations, needs assessments, reclassification of offenders, disciplinary infractions, keep separates, gangs, protective custody, programming, re-entry and sustainability of an implemented Objective Jail Classification process. The workshop will guide participants in the development of policies, procedures and data collection relevant to classification, reclassification and housing plans.The workshop will identify stakeholders that can provide funding, leadership, training and programs to support a progressive approach to mitigating risk. Attendees will be provided a case study to classify, house, re-classify, and provide programs and re-entry services during this 3-day workshop .

At the end of this course, participants will:
  • Understand the correlation between identifying risk and need with reducing liability
  • Identify valid criteria to assess risk
  • Understand the components of an Inmate Behavior Management process
  • Correlate the need of data collecting relevant to an inmate housing plan
  • Develop an action plan through an agency self-evaluation
Who Should Attend? Jail administrators, sheriffs, training personnel, security staff and staff with classification and early release responsibilities.

Training Location
Valencia College School of Public Safety
8600 Valencia College Lane
Orlando, FL 32825
Classroom 151

Attendees are responsible for all transportation, hotel accommodations, meals, etc.
A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshop.  You may cancel up to 10 business days prior to the Professional Development workshop .  No refunds will be given for cancellations received 10 or less business days before the class.  All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee.  Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail.  Substitutions are acceptable.  "No Shows" will be charged at the applicable rate. It is strongly recommened that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability.  Workshops begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).