Event Calendar

Monday, August 23, 2021

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond

Start Date: 8/23/2021 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 8/25/2021 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Residence Inn by Marriott Prescott

3599 Lee Circle
Prescott, AZ  United States  86301

Organization Name: American Jail Association

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

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond
Hosted by: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Lead Instructor: Amanda Lambert, CJM

Aug 23, 24, and 25, 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
Residence Inn by Marriott Prescott
3599 Lee Circle
Prescott, AZ 86301

Hotel Location
Residence Inn by Marriott Prescott
3599 Lee Circle
Prescott, AZ 86301
Room Rate: $169.00
Parking Cost: $2.00 a day
Phone: 928-775-2232
* Please note when calling please mention the American Jail Association Group Discount.

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 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 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).