Event Calendar

Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Housing, Classification and Special Populations

Start Date: 10/21/2024 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 10/23/2024 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Greenville County Detention Center

20 McGee Street
Greenville, SC  United States  29601

Organization Name: American Jail Association

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

Housing, Classification and Special Populations

When: October 21 - 23, 2024
Host: Greenville County 
Time: 8 am - 5 pm 
Place: 20 McGee Street / Greenville, SC 29601
Instructor: Mandy Lambert

Program Cost: Member: $475.00 / Nonmember: $525.00 
This highly interactive program is designed to strengthen your classification staff’s knowledge, critical thinking skills, and decision-making abilities. Proper classification leads to more effective population management. By better managing our population, we can lessen risk for both staff and inmates. In turn, liability is reduced. Group work and networking allow attendees to learn from the instructors and their colleagues in jails across the country. Bring your challenges, your questions, and your skills for a solution-oriented experience.

 Among the topics covered:
  • Assessing risk and need
  • Case law
  • Administrative segregation
  • Proper use of premium real estate
  • Special populations
  • ADA considerations
  • Proxies
  • Team reviews
  • Correct labeling
  • Assessment instruments
  • Case management
  • Communication layers
  • Proper interviewing techniques
  • Data and recidivism
  • Overrides
  • Case management
  • Housing plans
  • Evidence-based programs
  • Action planning

Please click link below for a fillable Registration form: 
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Retired Major Mandy Lambert, CJM

 Mandy retired as Major in January 2022 from the Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center in Manassas, Virginia. She was the Director of Support Services and the Co-Coordinator for Evidence Based Decision Making Stakeholders Committee; studying the Criminal Justice System and facilitating and guiding system wide collaboration.  Mandy is a national expert in Objective Jail Classification and has provided expert legal opinions for the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Ohio.  She provides technical assistance and training on behalf of the National Institute of Corrections, American Jail Association and independently.  Mandy provides Leadership, Operations, Objective Jail Classification, Inmate Housing and Behavior Management to Jails across the Country.  She has assisted small, medium, and large facilities with meeting and exceeding standards of compliance with local, state and federal standards. Mandy has been successful in the implementation of mental health diversion, Crisis Intervention in Jails, introduction of Peer Navigators, early identification and intervention of Opioid users, Naloxone administration and implemented Medication Assisted Treatment in her facility.  She served on the State Standards Committee for Building and Design for new or expansion of jail facilities and Mental and Behavioral Health Standards for the Commonwealth of Virginia. She was the project manager for a 110,000 sq. foot expansion that will include a mental health wing, classification unit, general housing and a warehouse.  

Additional Information: 


Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
2000 GSP Drive Greer SC 29651

Nearby Hotels:
Grand Bohemian Lodge Greenville
44 E. Camperdown Way
Greenville SC 29601
Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 North Main Street Greenville SC 29601
Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville
171 Riverplace
Greenville SC 29601
Hyatt Place
40 W Orchard Park Drive
Greenville SC 29615
Comfort Inn Greenville
246 Congaree Road
Greenville SC 29607

A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshop.  You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development workshop .  No refunds will be given for cancellations received five 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 recommended 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 5:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).