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.

Click here to see our 2018-2019 training calendar.

2019 Schedule
Seminars & Webinars

(subject to change)

   TBD | Seminar - Denver, Colorado - Postponed
Foundational Supervisory Skills: Is It a Tool Kit or a War Bag?
Lead Instructor:  Sam Davis

This seminar is designed for new and seasoned supervisors seeking tools to help them succeed in the
correctional environment. Many times, new supervisors are not prepared to move from peer status to
supervisor within 24 hours. Instructors will share their lessons learned and what they wished they had
known for this difficult transition.

June 3 - 6, 2019 | Seminar - Omaha, Nebraska - Confirmed
AJA Summit on Persons Suffering From Mental Illness in the Jail Environment
Lead Instructor: Mark Foxall  

Jails have become the largest de facto mental health facility in countless jurisdictions and are also tracking more co-morbidity inmates than ever before. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, each year approximately 2 million people with mental illnesses are booked into jail custody. This critically important mental health summit is intended to address this 21st century jail crisis. At the conclusion of this summit, participants will be able to recognize the dynamic issues related to the mental health crisis, gain knowledge from experts in the field, and determine which strategies would be most applicable to their current work in this field.

June 11 - 12, 2019 | Seminar - Atlanta, Georgia - Confirmed
Use of Force in Jails
Instructors: Carrie Hill and Joseph McNamara

This two-day class is designed to assist the Jail Command Staff, Supervisors, and Tactical/SRT team leaders and members in the use of force.